Families

New parents need the very best expert advice

Pharmacies are often one of the first places that concerned new parents turn to for advice, leaving teams wondering if they can also strengthen the category in business terms

Pregnancy 101

Pregnant women have access to plenty of health information but it can often become overwhelming. So what do the experts say about common concerns from conception to birth?

Promoting back to school health

The start of a new term is an opportunity for community pharmacy to put children’s health centre stage

Baby and child health

By offering good advice, pharmacy teams can play a vital role in helping parents deal with self-limiting childhood ailments

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

Pregnancy & babycare: Fact or fiction

Healthcare during pregnancy can be a minefield for many women, with confusing and often contradictory information

Expecting to stop

We examine 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

Focus on eye health

More than half of sight loss cases could be prevented and pharmacies could play a wider role in helping to raise awareness

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 expecting

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