We have decided to reopen the clinic on Monday May 25th We have spent the last few weeks putting policies and procedures in place so that we can reopen safely. Our main priority is the health and safety of our patients, their parents and our staff. All the changes we have made are on our … Continue reading Reopening of the clinic….
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
Last year we welcomed a few new practitioners to our clinic. We really feel it is now becoming the centre we had wanted it to be when we moved here 3 years ago. Somewhere relaxed and reassuring for babies, children and parents, where practitioners are available to help navigate the sometimes difficult issues encountered during … Continue reading Services available at Cork Children’s Clinic.
Last week there was a general recall of Zantac, a medication commonly used to treat infant reflux in babies. This follows concerns in several countries over the presence of impurities in Zantac and other ranitidine products. Health authorities say there is no immediate risk, but patients have been advised to consult a doctor who can prescribe alternatives … Continue reading Information for parents following the general recall of Zantac.
We are delighted to welcome Edel Fleming, Speech and Language Therapist to the clinic. Edel Fleming SLT will be taking bookings shortlyfor Mondays here at Cork Children's Clinic. Assessment & Therapy Speech & Language Learning & Literacy Stuttering ASD & Social Skills You can contact Edel on 083 4002890 or by email at email@example.com … Continue reading Speech & Language Therapist
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