Whooping cough is a very contagious and potentially fatal illness that is also called pertussis. Find out what causes it, how to recognise it and treatment options.
When they’re too little to tell you how they’re feeling or what’s hurting, parents have to read some other signs to know if their baby is sick. GP Dr Ginni Mansberg has the following must-read tips for parents of littlies.
These days bottles come in different materials, shapes, designs, features, colours and sizes; with price tags that vary significantly. The nipple/teat that you choose to use with the bottle is far more likely to affect your baby's feeding, and this will come down to your baby's choice/feeding method
Constipation is bowel motions that are very firm, and look like little pebbles. Quite a lot of babies look like they are concentrating hard or may get very restless when passing a bowel motion. This is normal, providing the bowel motions are soft and there is no blood.
Drug allergies can be a confusing area for parents because an adverse reaction to a medication does not necessarily mean that the child is allergic to that medicine. In fact most drug-related symptoms will not be caused by an allergic reaction.