I have heard about a few outbreaks of Hand foot and mouth disease in our area in the last few weeks. Read on to learn more about this miserable illness: Hand, foot and mouth disease is caused by a very contagious VIRUS that leads to a wide range of symptoms in young children (usually under … Continue reading Hand foot and mouth disease explained
When our son turned 1 year old we moved to Belgium. That December we experienced our first European winter, and for about 6 weeks our son had a cold with a runny nose almost weekly! In that time he was cutting 8 teeth, meeting new friends and going from a heated (dry) indoor environment to … Continue reading Treatment of Runny Noses (colds & flu)
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
Chronic diarrhoea is diagnosed when your child has diarrhoea for most days for more than 4 weeks. That is not fun for anyone involved. While most episodes of diarrhoea are mostly self-limiting and mostly does not need any investigations, there are a few things the doctor should check for when it becomes chronic. (I repeat … Continue reading Vomit – Poop – Treat!