Nice Pak Advice

We have a range of product FAQs and tips for parents.

What is Colic?

Infant colic or baby wind is a common condition, affecting infants in the first few months of life. It is not a serious medical condition. The condition usually resolves by the by the age of 3-4 months. Colic is usually recognised by bouts of inconsolable crying,... read more

What you need to know about nappy rash

Even the best cared for babies may experience nappy rash. Your baby’s tender skin is delicate and can be irritated by stools, urine, humidity, detergents, soaps, alcohol and chemicals in lotions and oils. How to recognise nappy rash Nappy rash symptoms can vary from a... read more

Is your baby ready for solids?

The recommended age for starting solids is around 6 months. Every baby is different and some babies may be ready earlier but it is not recommended before 4 months.   How do I know my baby is ready for solids? – Baby has good head and neck control –... read more

Checking for head lice

It’s advisable to check all members of your family at least once a week, especially if you have school-age children. Choose a comfortable, well lit area. Hair can either be dry or wet (use water or conditioner). Comb thorough the hair with an ordinary comb to get rid... read more

Hedrin FAQ

Your questions about Hedrin, answered. Is Hedrin suitable to use on the whole family? Hedrin is a silicone based product. Because silicones are not absorbed through the skin, Hedrin 4% Dimeticone Lotion and Spray & Hedrin 15 are suitable for use on children as... read more

Are Head Lice common?

Are head lice a common problem? Yes they are. Anyone can catch them, but head lice are most common amongst children between the ages of 4-11, and especially amongst girls. Does head lice infection mean that you have dirty hair or a dirty home? Absolutely not. Head... read more

Infacol FAQs

Your questions about Infacol, answered. What is Infacol? Infacol Wind Drops are an effective method of treating wind in infants. Simethicone is the active ingredient in Infacol, which causes the small bubbles of gas in the baby’s stomach to join together. This forms a... read more

Terrific Toilet Training Tips

Good advice to parents is to start toilet-training as soon as their child shows any signs of awareness of their bladder and bowel function. A timely start can be made by always changing a young toddler in the toilet/bathroom, with a “no fuss” approach. Sitting a... read more

Sudocrem FAQ

Your questions about Sudocrem, answered. What is the active ingredient in Sudocrem? Zinc Oxide (15.25% W/W) Can I put Sudocrem on any part of the body? Sudocrem is suitable to apply to any external part of the body, just be mindful that if it does come in contact with... read more