If you’ve ever had to get a urine sample from a non-potty trained child, you might be interested to read this! Today’s post is all about some new Australian research around how to catch a good urine sample with more ease from a baby (and it’s pretty clever stuff!). https://www.babycentre.co.uk/blog/mum_stories/struggling-get-urine-sample-baby-try-quick-wee-method/ Dr Claudia x
Reflux. As common as it is, the Facebook comments on today’s reflux post are enough to show you how significantly it affects babies and their parents. As the proud owner of not one but two reflux-y newborns, here are my top tips on how to best manage this condition in babies. https://www.babycentre.co.uk/blog/mum_stories/wish-id-known-reflux/ Dr Claudia x
The toddler (finally!) enjoys brushing his teeth! This stubborn little mule has always provided us with a challenge when it comes to tooth brushing. It’s the last thing you need when already in a mad morning rush to get three out of the door in time for preschool. Brush-Baby Brush-Baby asked us to review a… Continue reading Toddler tooth care (with Brush-Baby)
This week’s BabyCentre post is about the agony that is pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy. It is also a formal introduction to my secret friend ‘Fanny’… https://www.babycentre.co.uk/blog/mum_stories/pelvic-girdle-pain-in-pregnancy-practical-tips/ If you’ve ever suffered with pelvic girdle pain, you are sure to relate! Dr Claudia x
10 day old newborn Ellie and I are excited to announce that we will be running a FREE bonus session for Nurturing Mums in Muswell Hill and Crouch End! I’m a huge fan of Lucinda’s post natal courses. Not just because it is an opportunity to make more local friends (invaluable when you have a… Continue reading Your Baby’s Health – Nurturing Mums
March is ovarian cancer awareness month. Commonly labelled the “silent killer”, ovarian cancer is the 6th most common cancer in women and one of the female cancers least spoken about. This week’s post runs over the symptoms to look out for and busts a few myths, including “does the smear test check for ovarian cancer?”.… Continue reading Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
There is an ever increasing trend to eat one’s own placenta (known as placentophagy). Whether your instinct says yay or nay, sometimes it is worth taking a moment to look at the evidence (especially if, like me, you love a good bit of science!). After Monday’s Instagram post from Rochelle Hume where she snapped a… Continue reading Popping placenta pills – What’s the evidence?