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What To Do If Your Doctor Won’t Prescribe Antibiotics

What To Do If Your Doctor Won’t Prescribe Antibiotics

Even though antibiotics can be lifesavers, doctors are now much more cautious about prescribing them. A new research paper has found that antibiotics given in the early years, not only wipes out the beneficial bacteria in our gut, but also make it much harder to fight off consequent bacterial infections in the longer term. Lucinda explores what natural things you can do to keep your child’s immune system ready to fight the bacterial infections that they get exposed to at nursery and school.

Sore Throat SOS

Sore Throat SOS

Although sore throats often don’t hang around for long, when you or your child are suffering. it can really get you down. So what can you do about it? Luckily, there are a few things. What is a sore throat? The inflammation can be caused by either bacterial or viral...
Four Natural Ways To Stop A Child’s Earache

Four Natural Ways To Stop A Child’s Earache

Earaches were the thing that troubled my daughter when she was little. She would sometimes wake me up screaming in agony and it was awful to see her in so much pain. Because I suffered the same issues when I was little, and lived off penicillin, I was determined to...