Month: November 2018


Glue Ear—Symptoms and Treatment

Glue ear, referred to as otitis media with effusion (OME), is a condition affecting the middle ear—the portion of the canal behind the eardrum. While it doesn’t cause permanent hearing damage, the temporary impairment while it heals can affect little ones’ development. […]

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Why is Teething Worse at Night?

You may notice your lil’ tyke nibbling at his fingers or drooling a tad more than usual during the day…so this is teething? Hah! No sweat! Except that when nighttime hits you realise you haven’t escaped the tyranny of teething at all… […]

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Fever Stickers—the Must-Have for Flu Season?

Fevers are beneficial, say doctors—the body’s way of purging viral pestilence. But that doesn’t mean you should let a fever run riot without checking its progress. Inevitably, this can mean waking your sleeping tot to do so—aargh. But fever stickers offer an alternative to this painful procedure. […]

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The Baby Hearing Test—What Happens?

At birth, babies receive a hearing test, and then again at regular intervals during their development. It’s an important test because any impediment to hearing can obviously have a big impact on your child’s experience of the world—and early intervention can make a significant difference. […]

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