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Author Archives: Alys Davies

How much sleep do you and your baby need? Your baby may be getting enough, but are you?

Are you and your baby getting enough sleep? Whilst everyone is different, researchers advise that adults need 7-8 hours of sleep per night and children require more than this and the exact amount depends on the age of the child. How much sleep does the average adult need? Whilst their children and babies may be […]

Vaccinations: The myths and misconceptions

“Vaccination had greatly reduced the burden of infectious diseases, disability, death and inequity worldwide” (WHO) The importance of vaccinations Vaccinations have contributed greatly to global health over the years. Two major infections, rinderpest and smallpox have been eradicated with polio almost abolished. There has been great success in controlling measles making it a potential for […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

THINK PINK Safe Hands are raising awareness for breast cancer this month and are urging you to think pink. Breast cancer awareness month is a yearly campaign in October that intends to educate people about the importance of early screening and testing for breast cancer. CHECK YOUR CHEST Every woman should have a feel of […]