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Explaining Eczema to Kids: Eczema book reviews by kids for kids

Explaining Eczema to Kids: Eczema book reviews by kids for kids

Books are a great way of starting a discussion about eczema with both kids who have it and those who don’t. But which one is right for the kids you want to talk to? While there isn’t a huge range of options, it’s difficult to know which book will engage your audience and which will

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Managing Childhood Eczema: Encouraging your child to take control

Managing Childhood Eczema: Encouraging your child to take control

As a parent it’s natural to do all you can to try to relieve the symptoms of eczema.  It’s awful to see your child suffer with itchy, red and inflamed skin.  Unfortunately, however, if their eczema continues to flare up as your child becomes older, you simply can’t be there all the time to manage

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Top tips to help your eczema child deal with teasing

Top tips to help your eczema child deal with teasing

As children get older, they start to notice differences between themselves and begin to tease each other about those differences. And it’s not just kids who can be thoughtless – adults are guilty of it too. Although it is natural to stare, people will still point and make negative comments. Your eczema child has probably been the

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Building Self-Confidence in Your Eczema Child

Building Self-Confidence in Your Eczema Child

Eczema can affect a child’s self-confidence. This is especially true when children start to notice each other’s appearance. At some point your child will realise that not everyone has eczema and that, as well as itching, it doesn’t look very nice. This realisation can really knock a child’s self-confidence. Low self-confidence can affect a child’s

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Great Things to Teach an Eczema Baby: Baby Swimming

Great Things to Teach an Eczema Baby: Baby Swimming

Swimming is great for all babies and for an eczema baby there are additional long and short-term health benefits including better sleep, stronger lungs (eczema babies have a higher risk of developing asthma) and reduced bacterial infections in eczema damaged skin. But we know from experience that the thought of taking an eczema baby to swimming lessons can be

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