Kids Health

Kids-health is a site packed with hints and tips to keep you and the family healthy.

Toothache

Prevent tooth problems by frequent brushing

 There are a number of reasons for a child’s toothache. It’s uncomfortable and will make your little one feel thoroughly miserable, so you don’t want to ignore the cause.   Causes: Teething causes pain for babies of course – imagine how we adults would grumble if our teeth cut through our gums! An older child may suffer with toothache if …Continue reading →

Good Sugar, Bad Sugar

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It has been all over the news in recent weeks that sugar may be the biggest contributor to the obesity epidemic. No longer is fat seen to be the ‘bad cop’ it is sugar that can cause you to pile on the pounds. In the kids-health household we were wanting to educate ourselves about the sugars in our food so …Continue reading →

Healthy Foods For Your Baby

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One of the biggest moments in the life of parents is the moment when the baby starts eating solid food. Most doctors say that a baby must not start eating solid food until he/she turns about 6 months old. There are certain food items which a baby must be given in the initial months of eating so as to ensure …Continue reading →

Healthy Eating For Our Children

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We have had some excellent guest posts on Kids-Health and here we have another! Written from a dad’s perspective, Ken Myers discusses healthy eating for kids. When I was growing up my parents made us finish everything on our plates and we were required to eat some of everything served. While I understand their motivation I question their technique. I …Continue reading →

4 Reasons To Get The Kids Into Gardening

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Have you ever wondered about getting the kids into gardening? Giving kids a garden of their own to take care of has many benefits: Responsibility – First of all, gardening helps teach kids to be responsible. Like having a pet, plants require food and water to live. However plants cannot demand food by begging or barking like a dog can. …Continue reading →

How To Care For a Premature Baby

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Caring for a premature baby is not something most of us ever consider. But for hundreds of mums and dads, a little bundle can arrive earlier than expected. Emma Henderson, a maternity nurse and nanny consultant has written this informative article to help parents cope with the unexpected. Every year, approximately 70,000 babies are born prematurely in the UK, that’s …Continue reading →

5 Fun Ways to Make Your Baby Laugh

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A happy baby is a healthy baby! Making your baby laugh and smile is one of the best feelings you can have. Of course baby humor is not complex. They will laugh at the simplest of things. In my experience raising children I found a variety of ways to make them laugh; most of the time by accident. Here are …Continue reading →

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