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Health Round-up: Focus on chronic illnesses

Hello everyone, and welcome to May’s Health Round-up. This month, our theme is chronic illness.

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Health Round-up: Let’s get talking about PND

Hello everyone, and welcome back to the Health Round-up. I hope you’ve all been enjoying spring so far and had a wonderful Easter break. This month, I really wanted to get talking about PND, or Postnatal Depression. I have a feeling it’s a topic that I’ll be returning to at some point, as there are […]

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Health Round-up: Embarrassing bodies that shouldn’t be embarrassing, actually

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good February? I’m loving that we’re now into Spring and the clocks are going forward soon, it’s like an instant energy boost and everyone has a bit of a mood lift when the sun shines. I usually set a theme before I start reading your submissions, but […]

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Health Round-up: But what about the parents?

Hello everyone, and welcome back to my Health round-up. I hope you’ve all had a good February so far? I’ve been mostly dishing out Calpol and birthday cake to two very snotty little girls – I think we’ve had the same cold circulating since Christmas. I set a theme for this month’s round-up, and as […]

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Health Round-up: Motivational goal setting for wellness & self-care

Hello, and Happy New Year! Can I still say that? I remember once someone at work wished me a Happy New Year in March which was decidedly passé. Anyway, welcome to my second Health round-up for BritMums, which has been a lovely one to put together. I decided to focus on goals and aims for […]

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Health Round-up: A variety of posts to make you smile & cry

I’m thrilled to say a very big hello from my little corner of the interweb, and welcome you to my first health round-up for BritMums. I’m Sam, and I can usually be found blogging at Mouse, Moo & Me Too. I’m an avid reader of quite a few round-ups and I’ve been lucky enough to […]

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Health Round-up: When mental health is affected by trauma

Last month marked Mental Health Awareness month so I decided to approach a few of my fellow bloggers and brave friends and raise awareness on this sensitive subject through their own words and stories. I will start with Abby, from Mother Under Measure, who a decade ago suffered a sexual assault about which she has […]

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Health Round-up: When pregnancy is not the fairy-tale we thought it would be

Pregnancy is meant to be one of the most beautiful times in a woman’s life but for so many of us, this hasn’t been the case. The causes of distress in pregnancy are diverse but the consequences are always heartbreaking for the mothers affected. Several BritMums bloggers have opened up about how pregnancy has been […]

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Health Round-up: Cancer of embarrassing body areas’ awareness month

Most of us have or will be affected by cancer during our lifetime, in our way or another. With shocking statistics of “1 in 2 people born after 1960 in the UK will be diagnosed with some form of cancer during their lifetime” published recently by Cancer Research UK, cancer awareness and prevention are now […]

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Health Round-up: Acne & hair dye

Welcome back to the Health Round-up. I took a break last month due to general chaos of summer term life. But we are back this month with an interesting selection of health-related posts from around the blogosphere. First up this month is a return to Mum of Three World who has had ongoing problems with […]

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April Health Round-up; healthy eating, GAPs and rosacea

According to Swan UK “It is estimated that 6,000 disabled children are born each year with a genetic condition that will remain undiagnosed.” Swan UK offer support and guidance to parents of children who are undiagnosed and the support that they offer is invaluable. April 24th was Undiagnosed Children’s Day which was a national event […]

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March Health Round-up: Arthritis and dementia

Before reading; Even 2 year olds can get arthritis from The Beesley Buzz, I had no idea that children could get arthritis. Due to it being rare in children, it is often misdiagnosed and one positive to come from this post is that early diagnosis can limit the damage done to joints. This is a […]

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February Health Round-up: Sugar swaps, weight loss & choking.

There is still a chill in the air but spring is definitely on the way and it is inspiring to read so many posts about bloggers who are pushing themselves for healthier and happier lives.  Kate over at Kate Takes Five has been taking part in an interesting challenge with Change 4 Life. They asked […]

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Health Round-up; Omega 3, fussy eating and diabetes

Christmas and the New Year seem to be a distant memory already but January is definitely the time of year for bloggers to be talking about health. Whether it is the coughs, colds and other unwanted bugs that come with the colder weather or a new healthy regime to start the New Year, there have […]

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Health Round-up: Drink awareness, PND and a better you

There is a definite chill in the air and I don’t know about you but along with my festive shopping, I am restocking the medicine cabinet too, so that I am ready for the coughs, colds and other bugs that usually take hold at this time of year. There have been lots of interesting blog […]

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Health Round-up: Stoptober, Dryvember & Ebola

There is a definite chill in the air now and this is a time of the year when talk naturally turns towards illness and health issues as the winter sets in and as always there have been lots of bloggers talking about a variety of health issues this month. Health is of course in the […]

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Health Round-up: Autumnal inspiration

The first two posts that I have chosen for this month’s round-up are both though-provoking posts. Starting with Steph at Was this in the plan? In her post; I’d give you one, she talks about her own experiences of parenting a child with the life-limiting Costello Syndrome and how even though sadly her own daughter […]

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Health Round-up: Fertility, diets and running

With a distinctly cooler feel in the air and all thoughts turning to getting the children back to school after the summer holidays, lots of bloggers have been blogging about health matters this month. Firstly, Sarah from Mum of Three World has had a few concerns about her daughter’s health over recent months as she […]

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