New website advises parents on keeping children healthy

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A new website offering tips for parents to keep young children healthy during the winter has been set up by Derbyshire health visitors.

The site, which is aimed particularly at parents with pre-school children, includes seasonal guidance to help beat winter bugs as well as general tips about crying, sleeping and feeding.

Claire Scothern, Health Visiting Lead for Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Trust, said: “Children are particularly vulnerable to catching coughs, colds and other common illnesses during the winter. For the first time this year healthy two and three-year-olds are being offered a flu nasal spray.


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