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Assessing Ages and Stages

As parents we’re often concerned with our child’s physical development, and we panic when milestones are delayed or unmet. All healthcare workers are trained to tick these milestones off, and when we have to make a visit it’s the physical manifestation of development that is given a gold star, so’s to speak. But what if… Continue reading Assessing Ages and Stages

fever · holistic health · parenting · postnatal

Fevers

Fevers are an ongoing topic of discussion amongst mothers. There’s a well-acknowledged level of fear amongst both parents AND medical professionals, that if the sweet stuff isn’t administered, Something Bad Might Happen. The most common fear is febrile seizures, but NICE guidelines state they DO NOT PREVENT febrile seizures: https://www.nice.org.uk/donotdo/antipyretic-agents-do-not-prevent-febrile-convulsions-and-should-not-be-usedspecifically-for-this-purpose So what we basically have… Continue reading Fevers