It’s not easy dealing with a child who is not well. When do you go to the doctor? And what things should parents look out for when their child is sick? Dr Martine Walker tells us to seek medical help when:
The mums also discuss traditional versus alternative medicine – are they suitable for babies? Dr Martine Walker, advises against using alternative methods for very young babies and emphasizes the importance of seeking medical advice, however she supports the use of alternative medicine in some circumstances. For example, a toddler who has suffered from a case of diarrhoea will benefit from taking probiotics to help with recovery.
Karen Fischer, nutritionist couldn’t agree more and tells the story of how changing her daughter’s diet helped with her eczema. She has provided an article so we can all learn more and answers our Huggies Club members questions.*