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The Flu Vaccine For Kids – What You Need To Know

When the weather gets colder, I have dozens of parents asking me if they should give their children a flu shot. When it comes to the flu vaccine for kids, there is no right or wrong answer. Every parent needs to weigh up the risks and benefits for their kids. To make an informed decision…

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A Holistic Approach To Treating Worms In Kids

One of the joys of parenting is dealing with worms in kids. Most kids will pick up worms from daycare or school at some point, which can often lead to infection of the whole family! Worms are often fairly harmless for most people, other than causing some unpleasant symptoms. But others can experience chronic infections…

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Natural Solutions For Healing Leaky Gut In Kids

‘Leaky gut’ is often thrown around by health practitioners. ‘Increased intestinal permeability’ is a fancy term that doctors refer to in relation to the gut lining. What you might not know is that these two things are the same. But what is it, and how do you deal with leaky gut in kids? Watch the…

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What Is A Low FODMAP Diet, And Could It Help Your Child?

You may or may not have heard of a low FODMAP diet. If you have heard of it, it’s likely that you have a lot of questions about it! I’m often asked if a low FODMAP diet will help with a child’s gut issues, or even other childhood conditions. Many parents are also interested in…

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Does Your Child Have Loose Bowels? Here Are Some Tips To Help

Loose bowels and diarrhoea might not seem like a big deal. Most children will experience them at some point, especially after a course of antibiotics. But over time, loose bowel movements can lead to nutrient deficiencies and other imbalances. Any changes to bowel movements – whether it’s a shift to loose movements or more towards…

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Natural Ways To Relieve Constipation In Children

Constipation is one of the most common digestive complaints that kids experience. But constipation isn’t just an uncomfortable poo every now and then. When it comes to constipation in children, it can become a vicious cycle that affects their wellbeing. The good news is that there are some easy steps you can take to address…

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Warts On Kids – How To Treat And Prevent Them Naturally

Everyone either has a child or knows a child who has had warts! Much like molluscum, these unsightly skin growths are not particularly harmful. But they do spread like wildfire – particularly when it comes to warts on kids. Because warts aren’t harmful, they can just be left alone if you prefer. In fact, 65%…

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Dealing With Molluscum Contagiosum? Try These Natural Remedies

Has your child come down with molluscum contagiosum? This common childhood infection might not be particularly harmful, but it is highly contagious. The good news is that there are natural remedies that can help your child to recover quickly from the infection. There are also ways to minimise the spread of infection if your child…

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How The MTHFR Gene Can Affect Your Kid’s Health

What on earth is the MTHFR gene, and why is it important to understand? You might have seen the term around on social media, but never quite understood it. Maybe some of the MTHFR symptoms you’ve come across sound familiar. Or maybe you or one of your children has been given a result, and you…

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Why An Elimination Diet Is Not The Answer To Your Child’s Health Issues

An elimination diet is often recommended by a variety of health practitioners for different symptoms. Digestive issues like constipation, diarrhoea and bloating might improve with an elimination diet. They can also help with skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis, and even benefit those with asthma and hayfever. But over time, elimination diets can become…

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