Blog: Parenting Tools with an Eczema Twist

Eczema and Siblings: Sharing Attention and Keeping the Peace

Sharing time and attention equally between your children is a juggling act for all parents, but particularly so if you have a little one with eczema. In this article, we explore what it’s like to give a child with eczema the attention they need and deserve while ensuring their siblings do not feel left out. Read More

Baby Eczema: Getting the Support You Need

If you have an eczema baby, you’ll be well aware that the condition has a broad impact on everyone involved in their care. Grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, nursery and school carers each have to understand how eczema affects your child, and how to deal with it. Not only is it important for their peace of mind and your little one’s well-being, but it’s also vital for you. A trustworthy support network can make all the difference. Read More

Weaning an Eczema Baby

When it comes to weaning a baby with eczema, there are two important points to bear in mind. Firstly, certain food types are thought to worsen the eczema, so must be introduced with caution. Secondly, a baby who has suffered with eczema in their first 3 – 6 months is more likely to have an allergy to one or more foods – symptoms can vary from mild to severe. The ScratchSleeves team share their experiences and top tips Read More