Information to keep your family healthy, from nutrition through to fighting bacterial or viral infections, or preparing for surgery.
It seems almost everyone has a cough or cold this winter and while there is no magic 'cure', it is possible to resolve those horrid symptoms quicker with a few of our tips. We take a look at the main symptoms of winter coughs and colds and give you tips on how you can alleviate the symptoms and get back to your usual routine quickly.
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.
Developed in New Zealand for Kiwi kids, Clinicians Kids is a range of high-quality and research-based supplements to support healthy, growing little people. We asked five Kidspot families to trial products from the range and give us their feedback.
Once you're past the baby stage you're hopeful that your child's sleep patterns become more reliable. But it's not uncommon for sleep problems to develop at any stage during childhood. We take a look at some ways you can help your child get the rest they need.
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.
It's looking likely that with the omicron variant of COVID-19 now out and about in the community, more of us will have to manage at home with at least one person self-isolating. We take a look at how you can get prepared to make this time as stress-free as possible.
From around 6 years old, your child will begin losing their baby teeth and the teeth that they will hopefully have for the rest of their life will emerge. Find out some great tips on how to encourage your child to look after their teeth so they can continue to have a healthy smile.
While we can see the dust, dirt and grime in our homes and try to keep on top of keeping them clear, the air inside our home can contain a range of allergens and pollutants. Find out how to clear the air at your place.
Early detection of autism could be as simple as driving to the dairy with the quick and easy 60 second Toddler Driving Test.
While the world media is abuzz with medical terms and confusing scientific words, Nanogirl is a shining light when it comes to engaging with children and parents about the science behind COVID-19 in a way that we can all understand.
With the continuing spread of the COVID-19 virusaround the world, we are hoping to avoid widespread community transmission here in New Zealand. We have a great opportunity to do what we can to contain the spread, while we wait for a vaccine.
Beyond the diagnosis, caring for a child with autism can cause stress for parents. Social support can improve parental health and reduce stress.
About one in four children have a vision impairment that will require them to wear glasses, either for a shorter treatment or as part and parcel of their ongoing life. Selecting the right pair of glasses for your child can certainly make the whole vision-improvement process easier.
Dettol has released an anti-bacterial laundry sanitiser specifically designed for fabrics. Now you know how to get your household laundry "clean clean".
Being sun safe should be a habit that starts in childhood and becomes as second nature as putting on a seatbelt every time you get in the car. Teaching your child to be sun safe is important so we asked some Kidspot parents for their best tips.
Eggs are a high-quality source of protein while the nutritional value is undeniable. Find five compelling reasons to eat more eggs.