Fun & health · Health tips

SmearForSmear – “Sorry I’ve not shaved my foof!”

The smear4smear campaign this week is run by Jo's Trust.This excellent campaign is raising awareness of how cervical screening saves lives. THE FACTS... Did you know that 1 in 4 women don't attend screening, but 2 women a DAY lose their lives to cervical cancer which if caught early through screening can often be successfully treated?… Continue reading SmearForSmear – “Sorry I’ve not shaved my foof!”

DrMummyTips · Health tips

Diarrhoea and vomiting #DrMummyTips

I'm back and what better topic to celebrate my return with than a whistle-stop tour of the runs and vom. (For those wondering where I have been, scroll to the bottom for a thorough list of excuses.  For those not interested and here on the search for tips on managing the spate of winter vomiting bugs - read… Continue reading Diarrhoea and vomiting #DrMummyTips

DrMummyTips · Health tips

A dangerous old wives’ tale.

Repeat after me...teething does not cause a fever. Then tell everyone you know about it; and that it is quite possibly one of the most harmful old wives' tales around that really has to stop. Where has this myth come from? Around the same time as teething: many mums stop/reduce breastfeeding (so immunity is not being… Continue reading A dangerous old wives’ tale.