Being Aware of Sepsis in Children

  Being Aware of Sepsis in Children by Jill Wheatcroft   ‘It is vital all parents and carers learn to recognise the symptoms in order to get medical help quickly’   What is Sepsis? Sepsis is a life-threatening condition. It occurs when the body’s immune system misfires and incorrectly reacts to an infection and begins…

Is the Child of an Alcoholic a Victim before they are Born? Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome can occur as a result of the mother of an unborn child drinking excessively high amounts of alcohol during pregnancy. It is believed that the alcohol crosses through the placenta causing fetal defects. These can range from mild to really severe and can affect sight, learning difficulties, facial features, kidney function, emotions…