Is it teething time for your little one?

 

At this time of year, it’s no surprise when our kids come home sniffling and coughing.

 

But it seems all those bugs are having a knock on effect with the average mum getting sick 324 times throughout their little one’s childhood.

 

 

A study of 2,000 parents found that in the space of 18 years, we mums will pick up 324 illnesses including 36 rashes and 54 colds.

 

18 times a year, we’ll be down for the count and even find ourselves tackling lice at least once in those 12 months.

 

 

Nearly 70pc of mums say they are more prone to illness since having a children.

 

The research also found that mums only have 13 days a month where they feel totally healthy but 84pc spend the majority of the other days powering through.

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