Category Archives: Illnesses

Childhood Illness Spotlight: Conjunctivitis

This month we are talking about conjunctivitis which a common and very contagious ailment. What Is Conjunctivitis? Conjunctivitis is a common eye condition that many children will experience at some point, particularly when they are under 5 years old. It’s also known as ‘pink eye’, since it gives the affected eye a red or pinkish […]

The 5 most common childhood illnesses. Everything you need to know.

It’s fairly common knowledge that children are much more prone to illnesses that your average adult. Their little bodies are still developing an immune system with the strength to fight off all the nasties, and the result is a lot more coughs, colds and other illnesses. As a parent, you’ve probably worried about this quite […]