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Child Health

  • Sticky eyes in babies and toddlers

    Sticky eyes occur when your baby’s tear duct gets blocked and produces a yellow discharge. Red watery eyes indicate conjunctivitis meaning their tear duct is infected and treatment is needed.

  • Urinary incontinence in pregnancy

    Urinary incontinence is when you leak urine without intending to. Find out what you can do about this during pregnancy and how to help prevent it.

  • Leg cramps during pregnancy

    Legs cramps are painful and common during pregnancy. Find out what to do and when to get urgent medical help.

  • Eczema in babies and children

    Eczema causes the skin to become red, itchy, dry and cracked. The most common type of eczema is 'atopic eczema', which mainly affects babies and children.

  • Croup in babies and children

    Croup is a common virus in young children. It affects their airways and can cause a cough, raspy breath and fever.

  • Treating vomiting in babies and children

    Vomiting in babies and children is usually caused by a virus or infection, and you can take care of them at home. Sometimes vomiting is caused by something more serious.

  • How to check your child’s temperature

    Find out what to do when you think your child has a temperature or fever, and the type of thermometer to use.

  • Head lice in young children

    Head lice are insects that live close to the scalp on human heads. Read advice on how to check for and get rid of head lice in your child’s hair.

  • Backache and pain in pregnancy

    Backache and pain in pregnancy can be reduced by changing and supporting your posture. Staying active, strengthening your pelvic floor avoiding heavy lifting and doing back exercises can help you.

  • Molar pregnancy

    Learn about the symptoms of a molar pregnancy and who is at risk, treatment and recovery.