Families

Support parents to care for children

How community pharmacy can help and support worried parents and their children

Baby care: a key category to cherish

Community pharmacy can still benefit from the baby care market, despite a falling birth rate  

Eye care in pharmacy’s focus

Many people fail to have regular tests to help protect their sight. P3 looks at pharmacy’s role in the category

Expecting to stop

P3 examines the debate about CO testing for smokers in pregnancy

Supporting decisions concerning fertility

There are lots of ways in which pharmacy can help couples in their fertility choices

Get ready for the new school year

Get prepared for the issues that the new school year brings for children and families

How to build your child health category

Parents will welcome your professional advice on children’s health matters from minor ailments to lifestyle tips on healthy eating, exercise and mental health

Seven ways to encourage men into your pharmacy

Men are notoriously reluctant to visit their GP or discuss their health problems

Baby talk...

Some women sail through their pregnancy with no problems at all, while others suffer a range of health problems

What to expect when your customers are expecting

Pregnancy is the ideal time for pharmacy teams to develop a long-term relationship with prospective parents.

Changing times

Pregnancy can trigger many changes in a woman’s body. The pharmacy team can be on hand to advise on how to manage them.

Feeding time

Around half of all babies experience some kind of feeding problem during their first year, but pharmacy is on hand to help.

Teething problems

In the first year of a baby’s life, a number of health concerns will occur and pharmacy will often be a parent’s first port of call.

Healthy habits

Good lifestyle habits learnt from an early age can set children down a healthy path that they can continue to adulthood

Pregnancy & baby care: Sweet dreams

It is always a relief to know that mother and baby are both doing well – but this isn't always the case

All not lost for babycare

There are things that you can do to start to grow the category, says one infant feeding brand. You may want to look at the area again

Health education for school term

Term is starting again soon and this will trigger child health questions in the pharmacy

How pharmacies help keep new mums happy

Looking out for perinatal mental illness is just one area where pharmacy teams can help new parents.

A healthy nine months

Mums-to-be need reliable advice and reassurance during pregnancy, a role that pharmacy teams can help to fulfil.

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