British summertime is coming…

Apparently… So as I type this it is cold and wet outside. Scrap that – it is quite frankly blowing a gail and the rain is pounding off the driveway. Who would have thought British Summertime is fast approaching. That’s right folks so bounce out of bed and spring in to summer on the 29th March! Wouldn’t […]

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What is your health worth?

How much attention do you pay to your health? Do you eat well? Do you exercise? Do you smoke? How much do you drink? How much do you value your health? How much do you think genetics play a part in your health and how much do you think about the future? 23andMe, the leading […]

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Teaching children about hand hygiene

“Have you washed your hands?”How many times do you think you have asked this question since becoming a parent?I am estimating the following:At least 5 times per day x 365 days per year x 8 years = 14,600 times … and with four children that is a conservative estimate at that.Viruses and bacteria can live two hours or […]

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Breastfeeding Rates

I constantly see and hear things about breastfeeding rates in the UK being low. There are continuous campaigns to encourage mums to breastfeed their babies, highlighting all the benefits over bottle feeding. Often this is rammed down mothers throats and those that choose not to breastfeed or are unable to are made to feel inadequate. […]

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