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Why wash snotty little noses?

How can nasal washing help my child's snotty nose? Using saline nasal sprays or drops in babies and children can help provide relief when they have colds or allergies because clearing a congested nose this way means: Sticky and gunky mucus is thinned Inflammatory chemicals (that the cold virus stimulates in the nasal tissues) are [...]

By |March 15th, 2018|Child Health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christmas is coming. Keep calm and breathe (through your nose!)

Breather easier this Christmas! Noses are great for lots of reasons, but did you know they can help you relax? Strictly speaking, it’s how you use your nose that can help induce a sense of calm and tranquillity, but it’s a great tip especially in the lead up to the Christmas Season. Studies have shown [...]

Back to school basics for a smoother transition!

It’s back to school next week for the final term of the school year! Time to start reminding our kids about sunscreen, hats, lunch boxes, stationery, hygiene and more! We hope our back to school basics help you and your little student have a smooth transition back this term. Lunchbox wins Attending school takes a [...]

By |October 5th, 2017|Allergies Hayfever, Child Health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

House pets and hay fever; some practical tips!

Pet “dander” is an animal’s dead skin cells. Dander is attached to the pet’s hair and can trigger typical symptoms of hay fever, including itchy nose, sneezing and itchy, watery eyes. The problem with pet allergens As pet’s dander is shed, it is deposited onto, and into, soft furnishings including cushions, carpets, bedding, as well [...]

By |September 25th, 2017|Allergies Hayfever, Child Health, Uncategorized|0 Comments