Jaundice in babies
If a baby is full term and healthy, mild jaundice is nothing to worry about and will resolve by itself within a week or so.
Eating tips for children (1) - babies
First foods for babies can be prepared easily and cheaply at home without salt, seasonings and sweeteners.
Sleep problems - babies
It can be helpful to watch for ‘cues’ or signs that your baby may give you to indicate tiredness.
Obesity in children - causes
Once children are overweight, it takes a lot of effort for them to return to a healthy weight.
Sex education - primary school children
It’s usually harder to talk to a teenager about sex than it is to a younger child.
Coughing and wheezing in children
Coughing and wheezing in babies can be distressing for you and your baby but, in most cases, symptoms can be relieved at home
Young people (13-19)
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Healthy eating tips
A good balance between exercise and food intake is important to maintain a healthy body weight.
The frequency of masturbation isn’t a problem unless it is linked with an obsessive compulsive disorder.
Parents can help with bullying by supporting their child and involving the authorities to find solutions.
Parenting - coping with stress
It is important to manage feelings like anger and frustration so that you can enjoy parenting.
Parenting - communicating with teenagers
Accept that your adolescent may have a different view of the world and respect their opinions.
In single parent households, issues such as holidays or major family purchases are more likely to be decided with the children.