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Bronchiolitis - everything you need to know

This week, Mini First Aid Founder and Director Kate Ball talks all things bronchiolitis. With all 5 of Kate's girls being hospitalised over...

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Posted on Oct 23, 2019 by Charlotte

What should you pack in your hospital bag?

This week the lovely Sarah from Tommy&REX talks us through how to pack your hospital bag . . . I’m Sarah Mathias, founder of the...

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Posted on Oct 22, 2019 by Charlotte

Burns and Scalds: Archie's Story

Laura Chambers is a part-time estate agent. She lives with her partner, Sam, a joiner, and their son, Archie, who is now 2 years old. When A...

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Posted on Oct 15, 2019 by Charlotte

What to eat when expecting and beyond!

This week we have a fantastic guest blog from Laura, founder of The Pregnancy Food Company about what to eat when expecting and nutritional...

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Posted on Oct 9, 2019 by Charlotte

The power of knowing first aid: A parent’s story

At Mini First Aid, one of the most rewarding parts of our job is hearing how our classes have helped other parents and carers. We hope you d...

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Posted on Oct 1, 2019 by Charlotte

Mental Health for New Parents

 The first few weeks after having a baby can be really tough.We spoke to Andrea Witt, a cognitive behavioural therapist specialising in...

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Posted on Sep 24, 2019 by Matt

How to keep your little one's skin moisturised this winter

 The winter nights will soon be drawing in and the weather getting colder. The wind, low humidity and cold temperatures are all factors...

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Posted on Sep 17, 2019 by Charlotte

Sepsis: Why quick identification is a life saver . . .

This week it is World First Aid Day, and at our Mini First Aid classes parents tell us that sepsis is one of their biggest health concerns....

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Posted on Sep 10, 2019 by Matt

How I became a ‘Flexipreneur’ with Mini First Aid

 When Vanessa Ayres found out about the growth of Mini First Aid across the UK, she knew it was the perfect way to combine business suc...

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Posted on Sep 3, 2019 by Matt

Preparing your child for school

Lucy Patrick is a former primary school headteacher and owner of Guaranteed Outstanding Supply Teachers.  This week Lucy gives advice o...

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Posted on Aug 29, 2019 by Matt