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Boys Twice As Likely As Girls To Be Affected By ‘Back...

They might be enjoying the summer holidays right now, but children with asthma are more likely to need a doctor’s appointment once they...

My Child Has Down Syndrome – And She’s The Best Thing...

My husband Stephen and I had been trying for a baby for seven or eight years, but nothing was happening. I needed a baby;...

Our Tiny Son’s Condition Is So Rare, It Doesn’t Have A...

Everyone wants their child to be special, don’t they? We hold them in our arms as babies and wonder what they’ll be like as...

I Thought It Was Just A Childhood Cold, But Now My...

It’s always a little worrying when your kids are ill. Most times, of course, it’s just a cold or a sickness bug or a...

I Was Born With My Organs Outside My Body – Now...

Every so often, we hear of babies born with medical conditions so rare or severe it seems there’s no chance they’ll survive. Maybe they’re...

My Son Has Hydrocephalus – It’s Not Easy, But Our Life...

When my son, Braden, graduated last year it was one of the most emotional days of my life. One that, at various...

How Roald Dahl Won The Anti-Vaxxing Argument More Than 30 Years...

He’s better known to most parents as the author of such childhood favourites as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr Fox, and The...

5 Kids’ Coughs And When You Should Worry About Them

A cough is one of the most common symptoms of childhood illness. For parents, they can be worrying – kids’ coughs can sound truly...

8 Clever Ways To Get Kids To Take Their Medicine

“A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down,” sang Mary Poppins famously. And, sometimes, it does. Other times, though, you’ll need a few...

How To Get Rid Of Head Lice Without Spending Loads Of...

UK parents are being warned there could be a big rise in head lice outbreaks in schools this winter. The health charity Community Hygiene...

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Pre-Eclampsia Nearly Killed Me And My Unborn Child – More Women Should Be Aware...

Sometimes, dreams can come true. We’d assumed we wouldn’t be able to have a much-longed-for second baby. There’d been a battle with...

Mother Gives Birth To Triplets – When She Didn’t Even Know She Was Pregnant

After 12 years of marriage and two children, Dannette and Austin Giltz thought their family was complete. So when Dannette was rushed...
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I Can Imagine How Ellie Soutter Felt – I Was Talked Out Of Teenage...

I can't comment on the death of Ellie Soutter specifically - I don't know her and there is always so much more to a...
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5 Things Grownups Expect Kids To Do But Don’t Do Themselves

How does it work in your home? Do you set the example for your kids, making sure you follow the guidelines you put in...

6 Reasons Why Scandinavian Parenting Rules The World

Like most parents, we’ll occasionally leave our pram or buggy (stroller) outside while we pop into a café for a welcome drink. As a...
6 Pregnancy Myths That Are Based In Fact

6 Pregnancy Myths That Are Based In Fact

You might have heard the shape of your bump is an indicator of your baby’s gender. (It isn’t.) That your food cravings during pregnancy...

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