It’s inevitable that your child will experience some pain now and then – whether it’s from illness, minor accidents, or normal growing up events like teething. Find out how to relieve moderate pain and feverusing non-prescription medicines given at age-appropriate doses.
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The thought, or reality, that your child has the Omicron variant of COVID-19 can be really worrying. We take a look at the latest advice and tips for looking after a child with COVID-19, when to seek help, and how to minimise spread to others.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common, unpleasant disorder that affects the nerves and muscles of the colon or large intestine. Find out more about IBS, and effective ways to manage the often distressing symptoms.
As soon as our children can move, they can injure themselves. Little falls and bumped elbows are par for the course. When we’re lucky, a plaster and a cuddle will do the trick. Sometimes it takes just a bit more care - and that’s where a good first aid kit can make all the difference.
Everything you need to know for all the stages of labour, pain relief, the birth of your baby and more.
Caring for sick children is hard work particularly when they are young. Learn about pain relief for sick kids and understand what analgesics such as paracetamol and ibuprofen do to control fever and pain in children. Kidspot New Zealand
Common labour and birth fears during pregnancy. During pregnancy it is common to have fears about labour and child birth. Find reassurance and be prepared for your labour and birth with an understanding of what to expect when you go through labour and give birth. Kidspot New Zealand
Welcome to a whole new world of words and acronyms! The journey through conception, pregnancy, labour and birth can be like learning a new and strange language. To take the mystery out of the process, we've put together a handy glossary for you.
If you're experiencing regular abdominal pain, cramping, discomfort, bloating and wind, you could be suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). We take a look at IBS, its causes and range of symptoms, as well as how you can reduce its impact on your daily life.
It's not easy to avoid winter ills and chills, but Comvita has a range of winter wellness products formulated with the natural power of Mānuka honey. We gave five Kidspot families the opportunity to try out the range for themselves. Read their reviews below.
As the days shorten, the temperatures drop, and we tuck ourselves away in more confined, warm spaces, the risk of catching an unwanted illness can increase. Get ready for this eventuality with a winter wellness kit, so if someone in your family gets sick you have the important items on hand.
The purpose of family holidays is to relax and enjoy new adventures but the change of scenery can also mean leaving behind some of the conveniences of home. We have some tried and true top tips on holiday essentials to help make your holiday filled with joy and not whinging!