Baby Health

newborn skin conditions

Newborn skin conditions

23.10.2016  

Newborn skin conditions explained by Baby Hints and Tips resident GP.

Vitamin K for newborns

Vitamin K for newborns

04.10.2016  

Find out why a vitamin K injection for your newborn is a very wise decision.

how to give your child eye drops

How to give your child eye drops

26.07.2016  

How to give your child eye drops. Tips from our resident pharmacist and ideas from other parents on how they put eye drops in their child’s eyes

Flu facts - what does your GP have to say?

Flu facts – what does your GP have to say?

14.06.2016  

Your questions answered on the flu and vaccination.

jaundice in babies

Jaundice in babies

26.04.2016  

With the help of our resident GP, Baby Hints and Tips takes a closer look at jaundice in babies. Find out the causes, symptoms and treatment of jaundice.

Febrile convulsions in babies and children

Febrile convulsions in babies and children

24.04.2016  

Expert advice on what to do if your child experiences a febrile convulsion.

Safety alert: dehydrated baby

Dehydrated baby: safety alert

26.02.2016  

Dehydrated baby: A timely reminder on keeping your baby well hydrated over the hotter months.

Sunsmart baby

Sunsmart baby

25.02.2016  

With temperatures rocketing and the risk of sunburn high, find expert advice on making your baby a SUNSMART baby this summer.

NICU survival guide

21.02.2016  

NICU survial guide. Tips to cope when your child has a stay in a SCN, PICU or NICU

baby swimming

When did you first take your baby swimming?

16.02.2016  

Q&A: Just wondering how many weeks/months did you wait before taking your baby swimming in both public and private pools?

blocked tear duct

Blocked Tear Duct Experiences

13.02.2016  

Blocked tear duct – parents share their experiences with a blocked tear duct in their baby, what helped to relieve it and if surgery was required

Expert Advice For The Reflux Baby

Expert Advice For The Reflux Baby

11.01.2016  

Expert advice for the reflux baby – the condition, symptoms and tips to minimise the impacts.

colds in babies

Preventing colds in babies while breastfeeding

18.11.2015  

Q&A: Just looking for tips on how to prevent my 5 month breastfed baby getting a cold as I feel I’m about to get one.

Oral Thrush in Babies

23.10.2015  

Oral Thrush In Babies – causes of thrush, how lunch feels and how to treat thrush in babies. This can also lead to nipple thrush in breastfeeding mums

Dentist: My toddler has a chipped tooth – what now?

07.10.2015  

Dental Tips: Chipped tooth. Our dentist shares what to do when your child chips their tooth or knock a tooth out to have the best possible outcome

how to burp a sleeping baby

How To Burp A Sleeping Baby

05.10.2015  

How To Burp A Sleeping Baby

Experiences with Inguinal Hernia

08.08.2015  

Q&A: I’d love to hear the experiences with inguinal hernia from other parents who are familiar with this surgery or have had similar experiences.

Guilt After Baby Falls

10.06.2015  

Q&A: My question is has this happened to other mums and how long did it take for you to forgive yourself?

Prevent Your Baby Catching Your Cold

01.06.2015  

Q&A: Just looking for tips on how to prevent my 5 month breastfed baby getting a cold as I feel I’m about to get one.

Experience with Baby Umbilical Hernia’s

23.04.2015  

Q&A: Looking for other parents experiences with umbilical hernias. Did it resolve by itself over time and if so what age was your baby when it did?

whooping cough vaccination

Whooping cough vaccination Australia

20.04.2015  

Whooping cough vaccination update. The latest recommendations for whooping cough prevention in young children and pregnant women

circumcision in melbourne

Circumcision in Melbourne, Victoria

06.04.2015  

Parenting Review – Parents share their experiences and recommendations on circumcision in Melbourne and greater Victoria

flat head baby

Helmets for flat spot on baby’s head

20.03.2015  

Q&A: Parents that have used a helmet to help the flat spot on their babies head, what are your experiences?

Midwife Tips: Nappy Rash Causes and Treatment

15.02.2015  

Nappy Rash Causes and Cures: Hints & Tips  As a midwife and mum one of the most common questions I am asked is how to deal with nappy rash. That …

Tongue Tie Surgery

12.02.2015  

Q&A: Looking for experiences other mummies had with getting it snipped.

Baby head banging

Baby head banging against the wall

23.01.2015  

Q&A: My 11 month old DD has just got in to a habit of crawling over to a wall and start banging the back of her head on it.

4 Ways to Protect Baby from Mosquitoes

16.01.2015  

Protect baby from mosquitoes We all know how annoying red, itchy mosquito bites are. If you’re in the unlucky 20% who are absolute mozzie magnetsy ou’ll be an expert. With traditionally …

Keep kids cool at night

How do you keep your kids cool overnight?

29.12.2014  

Q&A: How do you keep the kids cool overnight?

6 week baby immunisations

6 Week Immunisation – Preparing for Babies Needles

14.08.2014  

Q&A: My DD is getting her 6 week needles this afternoon. Do any mums out there have any suggestions to make bubs more comfortable if she is unsettled after her needles?

Natural-Cough-Remedies

Natural Cough Fighting Remedies

31.07.2014  

Q&A: Does anyone know any natural tricks or remedies for relieving a cough, specifically a long term cough in a little one?

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