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Eczema at school

All about eczema

At around the age of 5 months I developed eczema and whilst I suffered, it was my lovely mum who struggled, battled, emolliated, bathed, soothed and tried to stop me scratching.  She coped with the sleepless nights and the day and night care and shortly before my 5th birthday, she packed me off to school,…

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Baby skincare

Beat the itch of childhood eczema

If your little one is an eczema sufferer, you’ll know how heartbreaking it is to see them in discomfort and how important a regime of emollient use is for management of the condition. Using emollients for both washing and moisturising, not only helps replace lost moisture from the skin but also forms a protective barrier.…

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Mother and baby

Help with eczema and emolients

To someone that hasn’t suffered with eczema it can be written off as a bit of an itch here and there.  For an eczema sufferer or the parent of a child with eczema you’ll know it can be a very distressing condition; scratching until the skin is raw and at risk of infection, unbearable itching…

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Eczema House

Is your home eczema friendly?

Eczema affects 1 in 5 children in the UK and in 8 out of 10 cases, the condition occurs before a child reaches five years of age[i]. Atopic eczema, occurring in people who are prone to allergies, is the most common form and it can have a serious impact on family life, . Research suggests…

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