Children’s Mental Health Week

It’s a subject that’s close to many people’s hearts, and a lot has been done in recent years to raise awareness around mental health in children. The 4th – 10th of February marks Children’s Mental Health Week, which this year celebrates its 5th year. It’s an important topic to be aware of, and the more

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What Do Declining Fertility Rates Mean?

The number of children being born is going down, according to the latest figures. Fertility rates all over the world are showing a ‘remarkable decline’, leaving some countries facing the possibility of having an insufficient number of children to sustain their populations. It’s come as a surprise to researchers, who are worried that there could

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World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week is taking place between 1-7 August. The week aims to raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding all over the world, with the theme of this year’s campaign being ‘Foundation of Life’. All mums have the right to choose whether to breastfeed or not, and the following provides the information you need

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Babies And Out Of Hours – What Parents Need To Know

When your little one is a baby, you are likely to spend more time in out of hours or the doctor’s surgery than at any other time in your life. Temperatures, rashes, coughs, persistent crying: all of these can leave you with no choice but to seek medical advice at all hours of the day

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Taking Children To Pharmacies – Often Best For Minor Illnesses

While many people may assume that visiting a pharmacist is only necessary for collecting or renewing prescriptions, pharmacies actually offer a very wide range of healthcare services. In a bid to promote the use of pharmacies, NHS England has launched a new Stay Well Pharmacy campaign, which is encouraging people with non-emergency healthcare problems to visit their local pharmacist. It is

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