Babies' health

smiling baby

Information and advice on common illnesses suffered by babies. Learn to spot the signs and symptoms in order to best protect your baby from getting unwell.

 


Allergic reactions in babies

baby allergic reaction

Allergies can be much more serious than intolerances, so it's important to get clued up on the signs, symptoms and possible causes.

Bronchiolitis in babies

bronchiolitis

Your guide to the causes, symptoms and treatments of bronchiolitis, a viral infection commonly found in babies.



Chicken pox in babies

chicken pox

Get the calamine and DVD box sets on standby – here’s everything you need to know about chickenpox and how to help your child feel less uncomfortable while they have it.


Colic

colic

Colic is distressing for babies and parents alike. While the causes are up for debate, there are lots of things you can to try to help cure it – or at least help you and your baby live with it until it passes.



Eye infections in babies

Eye infections in babies

When your baby wakes with a gungy, red eye and her lashes are all caked together, it’s never a pretty sight – but eye infections are very common in babies, and usually easily treated.



Hand, foot and mouth disease in babies

Hand, foot and mouth disease in babies

Hand, foot and mouth disease is generally mild but can be uncomfortable for your baby. Spotting the symptoms and helping to prevent the virus spreading can mean your baby gets better faster.