Around the age of 2 a child will discover the amazing impact of the word NO. At this age they become more confident and outgoing and passionately believe that their wishes are the most important. And then the word NO comes along, perfect timing you might say! Your toddler will test you Every …. Single….. … Continue reading The Word NO!
The unusual circumstances we find ourselves in during this global pandemic have seen an increase in anxiety and worry in some children. It’s worth remembering though, that increased anxiety is a normal response to a very abnormal situation. It's also recognised that dealing with your own anxiety can be the best way to make your children … Continue reading Pandemic Anxiety in Children.
We are delighted to welcome Chartered Psychologist Dr Clara O'Byrne to Cork Children's Clinic. Clara provides: Educational Assessment - Profile of strengths and needs. Training - Parents, education professionals and childcare professionals. Advice - Challenging behavior, positive relationships, communication with schools. Clara is now taking appointments for Friday 26th April and Friday 17th May at … Continue reading Educational Psychologist joins the Team!
Ear Infections are one of the most common conditions in children under 2 years old. In most cases the child will recover fully and experience no recurrences. For some children however, ear infections can occur frequently and may temporarily affect the child’s hearing. In this article we look at why this can happen and how cranial … Continue reading Glue Ear and Hearing Issues
If you are looking for a gift for a new baby, and you want to give something a little different, then look no further! The gift of a Cranial Osteopathy Newborn Check-Up with Frank Kelleher is something you can be sure will be very much appreciated! You can call in to the Clinic or purchase … Continue reading Gift Vouchers now available!
Children can often wake up upset after having a bad dream. In most cases, they can however be settled and soothed and will go off back to sleep again. With night terrors it’s very different. The child will cry out and will be visibly distressed but is still sound asleep! They may shout out for … Continue reading Night Terrors
Children age 18 months and older can also benefit enormously from Cranial Osteopathy. This article looks at the various conditions that we see most frequently in toddlers and older children! Sleeping difficulties – There comes a time when you expect your little one to sleep the night and when they don’t, it can be a … Continue reading Cranial Osteopathy for Toddlers and Older Children.
Frank Kelleher is a Paediatric Osteopath who has specialised in treating digestive and respiratory conditions in babies and children for the last 16 years. Soon after he graduated as an Osteopath in 1997 he realised that he wanted to work with babies and children. He has done over 400 hours post graduate training and … Continue reading Frank Kelleher Cranial Osteopath.
To most new parents sleep is priceless! And to be fair, it is expected that sleep will not be something you will be getting too much of for the next little while. However when baby becomes a toddler and the months drag on with no end in sight, it is normal for parents to look … Continue reading Sleep, or rather lack of it!
If your child had a recent school report that stated his/her focus and concentration were lacking then maybe now is the time to do a little work to prepare for the next school year. Getting distracted is normal for young children. Most children have times when they are restless and forgetful. In general the causes … Continue reading Concentration and Focus in School-going Children.