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.
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 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
We see babies with tongue tie presenting at our clinic most weeks. In most cases the parents may not even realise there is a tongue tie. They will bring their baby along because of reflux symptoms or other digestive issues. Once the tongue tie is pointed out to them, and the signs and symptoms are … Continue reading Tongue Tie – Luke’s Story.
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
Infant Reflux can be a very distressing condition for babies and parents alike. This article explains what it is, the causes and all the signs and symptoms.
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!
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.