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‘Should I sleep when my baby sleeps?’ : Our Vhi Paediatrician on common sleep questions from new mums

5 minute read It can be hard to tell if you’re doing the right thing during your child’s all-important sleeping hours. Vhi Consultant Paediatrician Dr. Caroline Lhopital sets the record […]

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Why is my baby crying? Our Vhi Paediatrician gives tips to soothe your child

5 minute read Understanding why your baby is crying can be tough enough, let alone trying to soothe them. To put you on the right track, Vhi Consultant Paediatrician Dr. […]

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Baby colic: How to treat and soothe your baby

4 minute read All babies cry… but some cry more than others! Even though it arises in otherwise healthy children, baby colic can still cause frustration. With that in mind, […]

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Weaning: how to start your child on solid foods

6 minute read “Weaning” can sound like a daunting prospect but with the right approach – and a little bit of patience! – it can be a stress-free, fulfilling experience. […]

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From baby to toddler: 5 stages in your child’s early development

6 minute read Between the arrival of your newborn baby and their steps into toddlerdom, your first year together should be packed with developmental milestones. An expert in charting that […]

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