Beware of new parent panic
Question: Can first-time parents be over-cautious?
Answer: Yes, says Mumsnet founder Justine Roberts. Of course some issues and conditions need to be taken seriously and parents need to trust their instincts, but remember that a bit of dirt never hurt anybody.
Managing Type 1 diabetes
Glucose Levels: Hitting the target
Monitoring blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing your child’s Type 1 diabetes.
Anna Kennedy OBE tackles bullying in schools
Question: How can we stop the bullying of children with autism in our schools?
Answer: By raising awareness, offering playtime activities, and having parents and teachers communicate effectively with each other.
Girl, 3, loses arms and legs in fight against meningitis
Jenny Daniels and Alex Nott’s lives changed when their daughter, Charlotte, fell ill with meningitis aged three
Good nutrition - for life
Question: What are the rules regarding nutrition for children?
Answer: There aren’t any — but a balanced diet is important and can help protect against diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Know the symptoms of meningitis
Question: Should I be concerned about my child developing meningitis?
Answer: While relatively uncommon, it can, in some cases, be life-threatening — so knowing the symptoms is crucial.
Diabetes Type 1: Bella’s story
Question: What should parents expect if their child is diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes?
Answer: Coming to terms with the condition and how to manage it can be challenging, as the Radley’s discovered when their daughter, Bella, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of two.
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