In this article we look at Glue Ear and the treatment options available. We also discuss the consequences of glue ear in a child.
This article explains why ear infections are so common in your children. We look at the signs and symptoms of an ear infection and the different types of ear infections.
Colic, a term that is still used to describe an unsettled baby. But what if there is something causing your baby’s upset? And what if there’s something you can do about it?
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 classicContinue reading “Colic Symptoms and Gut Health”
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 andContinue 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 lookContinue reading “Sleep, or rather lack of it!”
What is Lactose? Lactose is the sugar found in milk and milk products. Human breast milk contains around 7% lactose and formula contains a similar amount. Lactose is broken down in the stomach by the enzyme Lactase into Glucose and Galactose, which can then be absorbed into the bloodstream and used by the body. WhatContinue reading “Lactose Overload”
Cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) is the most common food allergy in infants and children, affecting around 2-7% in the UK. In CMPA the allergy is to one of the proteins found in cow’s milk. CMPA usually develops early in life, after the baby’s first tastes of cow’s milk, either as formula milk or usedContinue reading “Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy”
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 causesContinue reading “Concentration and Focus in School-going Children.”
What is Colic? According to the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin 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 will beContinue reading “What is Colic?”