If your little one isn’t feeling well, it can be hard working out what’s wrong and how to make them feel better.
Here you can find handy guides to common childhood illnesses, helping you to identify the symptoms and possible treatments.
Remember this information is just a guide. If you're worried about your child, get in touch with your GP.
When your child suffers from a fever, it can be a sign that their body is fighting off an infection. Make sure you know what to look out for and when a high temperature becomes serious.
Every child suffers aches and pains as they’re growing up. Find out what might be causing them and what you can do to help.
Aches & Pains
Your baby may develop a slight fever after an immunisation. It’s usually nothing to worry about, but it can be unpleasant. Discover how you can help.
Post Immunisation Fever
How can you tell a cold from the flu? And what can you do to help your child feel better.
What are the symptoms of flu? And what can you do to help your child feel better.
Coughing is the body’s way of keeping airways clear. Find out how you can soothe an uncomfortable cough.
When a new tooth is on the way it can be really uncomfortable for a child. Find out how you can ease their discomfort.
Ear infections are common in babies and toddlers and usually go away by themselves. Know what to look out for in case of something more serious.
You’ll usually find that a baby’s blocked nose is caused by an infection, but it could be a sign of an allergy. Know what to look out for.
Your little one can sometimes have a dry, sore throat for a day or two before a cold kicks in.
If your child is complaining of painful, swollen glands around their jaw, fever and difficulty swallowing, then they could have mumps.
Measles is increasingly rare in children nowadays, but you should know the symptoms – and how to treat them – just in case.