Cystic Fibrosis, Family

Tips and tricks if your toddler is afraid of the doctors/dentist/hospital

Joseph is terrified of the doctors. In fact he is terrified of doctors, nurses, dentists, health visitors and anyone else who works for the health service. Particularly female staff- this may be because all of his invasive treatment so far has been done by female staff and his CF team are all women. He seems… Continue reading Tips and tricks if your toddler is afraid of the doctors/dentist/hospital

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Cystic Fibrosis, Family

Tips on taking Toddlers for injections

Today Joe had his last monthly Palivizumab injections! Yey! You can read more about these injections here. Injections can be very stressful for toddlers so I thought I would share some tips and advice on how to make this stressful process as easy as possible using our experiences. Try and remain Calm and upbeat. Your child… Continue reading Tips on taking Toddlers for injections

Creativity, Cystic Fibrosis, Self

The GoldFinch and Diary of a children’s hospital

I have just finished reading "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt. Robin got it me for Christmas and it has taken me up til now to finish it! That's what happens when you have a little one to look after, I used to be able to read a book in a week, now it takes me… Continue reading The GoldFinch and Diary of a children’s hospital

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Tonsillitis

Joe had a trip to the hospital recently, but is now nearly fully recovered. We went out to buy him a paddling pool and play in granny and grandpa's garden in the sunshine but all our best intentions were thwarted as Joe was very lethargic and grumpy and wouldn't go anywhere near the paddling pool.… Continue reading Tonsillitis