Babies and Children
It is estimated that 1 in 5 babies develop a flattened head when they're a few months old. In most cases this isn’t a major concern, as it does not have any effect on the brain.
Reflux is common condition that can affect up to 40% of babies. It happens when some of the contents in your baby's tummy leak back up into their mouth. It generally begins around 8 weeks old and improves as they get older.
Conjunctivitis is inflammation of the tissue that lines the inside of the eyelids. It's a minor ailment that goes away on its own after 5 to 14 days, depending on the cause.
Current estimates from the HSE suggest that there are approximately 450,000 people with doctor-diagnosed asthma in Ireland. The prevalence is even higher in children with about 21% of children affected.
Gastroenteritis is one of the most common causes of vomiting and diarrhoea in babies and young children. It is an infection of the gut usually caused by a virus or bacteria.