Your newborn baby is fully dependent on you. You provide her with the food, warmth, security, and comfort that she requires. When she cries, it's her way of communicating those needs and asking you for attention and care. When you respond quickly to comfort your crying baby, she will cry less often overall. It’s perfectly … Continue reading Why does your newborn baby cry?
Information on our COVID-19 Policy for Parents attending Cork Children’s ClinicIn keeping with our core values, our primary focus is the health and wellbeing of our patients, their parents, and our staff. We are highly committed to taking every action possible to prevent the spread of Covid-19. We are holding regular meetings to review any … Continue reading Our COVID-19 Policy
According to most health professionals, about 20% of babies develop colic. There is a generally accepted rule of three – if your baby cries inconsolably for more than three hours a day, more than three days per week and is aged between three weeks and three months, he may be diagnosed with colic. A classic … Continue reading Colic Symptoms and Gut Health
To allay any concerns parents may have about attending the clinic, below are the precautions we have taken to ensure babies, parents and staff are as safe as possible. We are advising everyone to follow the HSE guidelines about travel and contact with a suspected case, click here for more information. * We are allowing … Continue reading COVID 19 Precautions at Cork Children’s Clinic
Your new baby will come with their own individual sleep ability. Please bear in mind that in the first 6 months or so there are no real, so called “bad habits” and you must not worry too much about how and where your child sleeps, provided you are observing safe sleep and making informed decisions. … Continue reading 4 Survival Strategies for you and your New Baby by Lucy Wolfe, Paediatric Sleep Consultant.
I woke up on my 39th birthday very busy, very happy and very single – and I made a plan. I was going to lose the stone my excellent social life had piled on, join an adult ballet class, work hard, play hard and enjoy life with my fabulous preteen in our princess-only castle. I … Continue reading WHEN LIFE REALLY DOES BEGIN AT 40…
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.