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Common questions on Children's health
Answers to most of your common concerns about your child's health
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Helping your child's speech
Being able to talk is vital for making friends, as well as learning and understanding the world around you.
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Temper tantrums
Temper tantrums usually start at around 18 months and are very common at that age. One in five two-year-olds has a temper tantrum every day.
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Wetting the bed
Up to the age of five, bedwetting is considered normal and does not usually need any treatment. However, you may find the following suggestions useful if your four- or five-year-old is wetting the bed.
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Potty problems and toilet training tips
Children are able to control their bladder and bowels when they're physically ready and when they want to be dry and clean. Every child is different, so it's best not to compare your child with others.
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Diarrhoea and vomiting in children
Most babies have occasional loose stools (poo). Breastfed babies have looser stools than formula-fed babies. Diarrhoea is when your baby frequently passes unformed watery stools.
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Coughs, colds, and ear infections in children
It’s normal for a child to have eight or more colds a year. This is because there are hundreds of different cold viruses and young children have no immunity to any of them as they've never had them before.
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Reflux in babies
Babies often bring up milk during or shortly after feeding – this is known as 'possetting', or 'reflux'.
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How to take your baby's temperature
A normal temperature in children is about 36.4C (97.5F) but this does differ slightly from child to child. A fever is usually considered to be a temperature of over 37.5C (99.5F).
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Looking after your baby's teeth
As soon as your baby’s teeth start to come through, you can start brushing them. Use a baby toothbrush with a tiny smear of fluoride toothpaste.
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Tips for helping a teething baby
There are several ways you can help make teething easier for your baby. Every child is different, and you may have to try several different things until you find something that works for your baby.
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Teething symptoms and how babies' teeth emerge
A baby’s first teeth (known as milk or deciduous teeth) usually develop while the child is growing in the womb.
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