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Food is rarely the sole cause of eczema in children, but food sensitivity may worsen the symptoms of eczema in some children. Avoiding dairy products is often helpful for babies with eczema – whilst it is unlikely to eradicate the symptoms altogether, many parents notice a marked improvement when they eliminate dairy from their babies’ diets. Caron from...

We received a message today from Louise in the UK who’d just experienced the car journey from hell! Her little boy, Rhys, is 8 months old and has been enjoying a wide variety of foods since he started solid foods at 6 months. He’s never experienced any problems with digesting his food, so Louise thought nothing of including a new element into his dinner...

A Mum from Australia sent us a message yesterday, asking if it really is absolutely necessary to introduce new foods separately. She said… “…friends of mine have told me that this is something that parents are told to do, but that they have started several new foods over the course of a few days and their babies have been fine.“ Advice like...

We are often asked about giving Weetabix to babies. It’s a very popular breakfast cereal in some parts of the world and appears to be a healthy option… but is Weetabix safe for infants? Some of you may not be familiar with Weetabix, which is a cereal made from whole grain wheat. The expression “whole grain” means that it contains the bran...

G6PD Deficiency has been described as ‘the most common disease you’ve never heard of’. And that description pretty much sums up a condition that affects approximately 600 million people worldwide, yet is only familiar by name to those directly affected by it. G6PD Deficiency is an inherited condition that can lead to a form of anemia when an affected...