Posts Tagged ‘health’

Eating disorder – how to recognise and prevent it

Feb 15 2013

This week (11 – 17 February 2013) is Eating Disorder Awareness week. Dr Nihara Krause, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer as well as founder of the charity STEM4 that raises awareness and offer early intervention in four areas of teenage mental health through workshops in schools, talks to London Mums about eating disorders and prevention.

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What to do when you are weaning a baby

Jan 30 2013

Weaning (also referred to as complementary feeding) is the process of introducing babies to solid foods. What, and how, you feed your child is crucial to their development and health including developing speech and social skills. However, with so much conflicting information out there it can seem like an incredibly daunting process, instead of the exciting new stage of your baby growing up!

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Busy Mums guide to winter skin care

Jan 25 2013

At this time of year it’s easy to forget your beauty routine, to hide away behind a thick hat and scarf. The drop in air temperature, biting wind and blasts of central heating will dry out even the most supple of skin. It’s definitely time to take stock and redefine your beauty regime for the winter. With the long nights ahead what better way to relax than soaking in a long hot bath and smothering on a beautiful moisturiser after – your body, mind and possibly even your partner (if not sleeping in the spare room because your little one is in with you) will thank you for it.

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HEALTHY AT HOME DURING THE WINTER – TOP TIPS TO PREVENT COLDS

Jan 25 2013

Do you and your family itch, sneeze or cough during the winter season? Do you get skin irritations, does your child have difficulty breathing or is there static electricity? Those are all signs that you should check the air inside your house, as its humidity level might not be appropriate. Check these top tips to prevent colds.

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Cord Blood Collection – a frozen asset for your baby and your family

Jan 20 2013

As parents we have many decisions to make as our children grow, but one of the most important needs to be made before they are even born. It’s the decision as to whether to collect your baby’s stem cells from their umbilical cord or allow them to be thrown away. The latter is unfortunately common practice here in the U.K.

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