A-Z Baby Health

Reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

For most parents, there are two overwhelming emotions that we feel the moment we have that very first cuddle with our newborn: love, and fear.  After 9 anxious months hoping for a healthy pregnancy, a straightforward birth and a healthy [...]


Immunisations explained: Pneumococcal vaccine

The pneumococcal vaccine protects against pneumococcal infections including meningitis, septicaemia and pneumonia. The most serious pneumococcal infections happen during the first 2 years of life which is why older children do not need to be vaccinated. Children are vaccinated at two, four and 13 [...]


Immunisations explained: Hib/Men C Booster

The Hib/Men C booster vaccine provides better and longer lasting protection against haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and Meningococcal Conjugate (Men C). The vaccine is inactivated which means it cannot cause the diseases it's protecting against. The vaccine will not protect against meningitis caused [...]