Tag: Kids health

Rainbow Frushi: food art

Rainbow Frushi: food art

13.11.2016  

Rainbow Frushi (fruit sushi) will keep the little ones entertained whilst giving you the piece of mind that they are eating a nutritious meal.

my house food art

My house food art

16.10.2016  

Make meal times more fun and less stressful with easy food art. The kids will love constructing and eating this nutritious house creation.

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.

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.

iron deficiency anaemia

Iron deficiency Anaemia in babies

23.11.2015  

Q&A: My 8mth old has been diagnosed with iron deficiency anaemia and was wondering what other mums and dads did who have been through this situation. He is fully breast fed. Did you switch to formula or take extra iron. Bub isn’t a great eater at the moment

Hip dysplasia

Tips for Hip Dysplasia diagnosis at 10 months

11.11.2015  

Q&A: My daughter is 10 months old and has been diagnosed with hip dysplasia. She has a rhino brace and has to wear it for 3 months. She was previously extremely active and now is limited with her movements causing her to get very frustrated.

fill the day with a sick kid

5 ways to fill the day with a sick child

02.09.2015  

5 FUN ways you can fill the day with a sick kid. Just because they need to stay home doesn’t stop them getting bored and needing entertainment.

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.

Newborn baby with umbilical cord undressed

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?

Sick boy

Thermometer reviews

03.04.2015  

Q&A: What have you found to be a good thermometer for your little ones?

Vaccintions concerns and questions

Immunisation – Your common questions and concerns answered

10.10.2014  

Vaccinations are one of the greatest advances in preventative health, but unfortunately vaccination rates have been decreasing in recent years. GP Melissa Homewood addresses a number of the common concerns and questions many parents have, separating the fact from myth.

What’s the story with the Meningococcal B vaccine?

What’s the story with the Meningococcal B vaccine?

04.09.2014  

“As a new mum and GP about to resume work, my ears pricked up when I heard of a new vaccine made available earlier this year targeting the most serious and common strain in Australia, Meningococcal B. So it was for a combination of personal and professional reasons that I trawled the available information. Here is my summary…”

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?

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Headlice Prevention

19.02.2014  

Headlice seem to go hand in hand with daycare or school. Prevention is always better than a cure, so unless you want to shave your child’s head, check out the tips here.

Asthma in Children

04.08.2013  

What is asthma? What are the symptoms? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated?

Coughs and Colds in Kids

30.06.2013  

Children will have an average of six to twelve colds in a 12 month period. Our Pharmacist Tanya explains what to look out for, when to head to the doctor, and why you shouldn’t bother buying cough medicine.

colds in babies

Colds in babies

16.06.2013  

Parents tips: Tis the season to get a cold. Tra la la la, la da di da. What are your tips for helping babies with a cold?

Vaccinations – for or against?

27.11.2012  

Vaccinations are a very contentious topic in any baby forum, mothers group or even amongst family members. We asked our mums whether they chose to vaccinate, delay vaccinate or not vaccinate at all and these were their responses.

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