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Child Health Academy

Your learning mentor

Here at the Child Health Academy we are supporting the professional’s need to improve knowledge in an ever changing healthcare environment.

We have created a learning community specifically designed for health visitors, paediatricians, and nurses so that you can build and develop skills to better serve children and their parents and earn points towards your continuing professional development.

Through our free online CPD modules and learning resources, we have supported over 5000 healthcare professionals just like you, specialising in family health.

Take a look at our CPD modules here

Infant Skincare Hub

Providing you with the most up to date information

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BREASTFEEDING: Supporting parents through early breastfeeding challenges

Help parents get breastfeeding off to a good start

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CAR SAFETY: Child Car Seats

Answering parents’ questions about car seats

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ANTIHISTAMINES AND PRURITUS: Scratch the surface

The role of antihistamines in management of pruritus

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HEAD LICE: Supporting families with evidence-based treatment advice

Supporting families with evidence-based treatment advic...

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NAPPY RASH: from treatment to protection

How to protect babies from this common skin condition

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INFANT SKIN: Cleaning and protecting baby's skin between baths

Explaining guidelines for maintaining healthy baby skin

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Understanding neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)

How to identify and diagnose NF1

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COLIC: Alleviating the distress of infantile colic

Practical ways to help parents & carers alleviate colic

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Measuring body temperature in babies and young children

Supporting families with babies and young children

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DENTAL HYGIENE: How to help parents avoid dental decay

Laying the foundations of good dental hygiene

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LAUNDERING FABRICS

Laundering fabrics that touch a baby's skin

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PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH

The risk factors and how you can offer support

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BREASTFEEDING: Improving colostrum and breast milk supply

Supporting women to express, store and feed breastmilk

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WEANING: Successfully introducing solid foods to children and babies

Why food choices are critical for development

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ECZEMA: Optimising emollient use in atopic eczema

Emollients: advice about application & how much to use

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