Discussing Screen Time

Our Nation’s Health Survey 2021 shows: Since the first COVID-19 lock-down, 47% of adults report an increase in screen time. Positives of screen time = Supports friendships and connects you to a wider community Encourages creativity and learning Provides entertainment Source of advice Potential negatives of increased screen time =[…]

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World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is a global campaign to raise awareness and galvanise action on themes related to breastfeeding. The event is marked yearly by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network that aims to protect, promote and support breastfeeding around the world. World Breastfeeding Week (WBW)

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Caesarean Awareness Month

The International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) work increase awareness of this month. The aim being to improve maternal-child health by reducing preventable cesareans through education, supporting cesarean recovery, and advocating for vaginal birth after cesarean. See: http://www.ican-online.org/

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5 key reasons to vaccinate your child

Protect your child. The vaccine will help protect your child against flu and serious complications such as bronchitis and pneumonia Protect you, your family and friends. Vaccinating your child will help protect more vulnerable family members, friends and members of the community No injection needed. The nasal spray is painless[…]

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Bug Busting *Summer Reminder*

Whilst adults will find it easier to maintain social distancing, children are still likely to hug and play closely over summer. It’s good to keep an eye out for itching that may indicate the arrival of some new insect friends: Head lice – small insects that blend with the colour[…]

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Children and COVID-19

Cases of COVID-19 infection in children are typically quite mild; however their reactions to Covid-19 can be varied. People with mild or no symptoms of infection, including children, are all likely to play a role in the transmission and spread of COVID-19 in the community. Therefore, social distancing, hand washing[…]

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Mind Kind, 1st June 2019

The #MindKind event was fantastic! More than 100 children attend on the day, having the opportunity to discuss the various elements that go into helping maintain mental well-being with several professionals from many different within Gibraltar. Social Services, Autism Support, Youth Services, GHA, Supernatural, Childline, PACs and teachers from St[…]

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Make a swap when you next shop! (C4L Jan 2019)

The latest campaign from Change4Life aims to help parents see how making a few simple swaps to their everyday food and drinks can really make a difference. There is a surprisingly high amount of sugar in everyday food and drink products:

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