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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Put the Brakes on Smoking: Smokefree Homes & Cars

Most of us know that secondhand smoke can be harmful, but research shows we don’t really know how much. We think smoking near a cracked car window or waving the smoke away can make all the difference. In fact, more than 80% of secondhand smoke, whether exhaled or curling from the end of the cigarette,…

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SEND Round-up: New horizons

Our Words Count A New Year, a new start and renewed energy for the SEND bloggers who write for BritMums. We’d love to hear your voices and champion your causes, so please do add your posts to the linky at the bottom of the page and share on social media, using the shiny new hashtag…

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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: Boobs, smiles and moustaches

We all know that breastfeeding has many health benefits for both mother and child, but would you want to be paid for doing it? The announcement of research to boost breastfeeding rates in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire by giving financial incentives has had a lot of you up in arms this past month. I won’t…

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