Whether you are pregnant and wondering how to prevent allergies in your little one, or have a baby that has already been diagnosed with Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy and struggling with treatment, read on to find the latest research and tips here: Prevention of Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA): There are several risk factors for … Continue reading Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy – Part 2
Cow’s milk protein allergy. So many misconceptions, misunderstandings, fears and confusion locked up behind those few words for both moms and health-care professionals. I was privileged to attend the congress of the European Academy of Pediatrics and the master course focused on nutrition in childhood. I finally have a better understanding of CMPA (Cow’s Milk … Continue reading Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy Part 1
Egg Cartons, can you ever have enough? This is a house hold item I NEVER throw away. There are endless play opportunities you can use them for. I have a cupboard of recyclable items and I whip them out when I quickly want to put an activity together. I am going to focus our play … Continue reading Playdough Activity: Egg Carton Play
Eczema is a chronic disease and sadly it is not (yet) curable. It is however possible to control the symptoms. The aim is to get the acute inflammation of the skin under control (usually with topical steroids added to your normal regime), and then maintaining a healthy skin barrier by keeping the skin hydrated. It … Continue reading Eczema – Part 2 : The management
Red rashes... there are so many things that could look the same, and each child’s rash reacts a little differently. Even in the Bible many chapters in Leviticus was devoted to different skin lesions. There is only a small amount of treatments available...but oh so so soooooo many “boererate” and little ointments, potions and lotions … Continue reading Eczema – Part 1
In the last few wees I have spoken to many moms and read many blogs to do some more research about reflux in babies. (See the previous post to learn more about what reflux is). There are some interesting and scary treatments suggested out there! As a mom I wish I could give you a … Continue reading Reflux – what can you do?
TOUCH - TASTE – SMELL – SEE – HEAR Children engage with the world through their senses. They are constantly learning while exploring the world they live in. Sensory play offers opportunities to ignite these senses and have a blast while doing it. Have you ever tried to explain what it feels like to have … Continue reading Playdough Activity: Rainbow blocks