Sun Safety for Children: 10 Steps for Protecting Kid’s Skin
The weather is hot, hot, hot and our children’s sensitive skin can be easily damaged by the harsh Australian sun and heat. Here are some ways that you can protect their skin while still allowing them to enjoy themselves outside.
Seasonal Allergies: Spring is Here & so is Allergy Season
Seasonal allergies… it’s enough to get you sniffing, itching, sneezing and miserable! Whilst many are rejoicing about the warmer weather, for some families spring can be a bit of a …
Chronic constipation in kids: How to help your child
Bowel movements are unique to each person. Most people will have one daily, others multiple times a day. We have all experienced the discomfort of constipation at some point in …
Keratosis Pilaris: Chicken skin in kids
You may know Keratosis Pilaris as chicken skin, bumpy skin, or even permanent pimples living on the back of yours or your children’s arms or legs. Many people have it …
New smartphone app for kids with allergies
If someone you know suffers from food allergies, the news of a new free app for parents of kids with allergies is welcome. Find out about Allergy Pal here.
Late Night Chemists Brisbane: Local Guide
Sadly when you’re unwell your body doesn’t care what time of day it is. This means that sometimes you’re gonna be unwell outside of regular business hours. For some with …
Late Night Chemists Sydney: Local Guide
There’s many reasons why you might need to visit a late night chemist. If you have a busy life, late at night might be the only time you have available. …
Reflux Medication Increase Risk of Allergies
A new update on the use of anti-reflux medications in children. True reflux in infants occurs when stomach acid comes up the digestive tract and irritates the digestive lining. It …
Late Night Chemists Adelaide: Local Guide
We’ve put together the late night chemists Adelaide guide so you can easily find the day and night pharmacy closest to you!
Tooth decay on the rise! Study shows more kids than ever need surgery.
Dental surgery is becoming one of the top reasons for hospital admissions amongst preschoolers and early primary school children. For several years now, tooth decay has been a growing reason …
Pediatric Dentistry – How To Avoid Seeing YOUR Kid In The Chair
In recent years, there has been a sharp spike in the need for pediatric dentistry. Most of this is down to brushing and eating habits. So what can parents do …
Late Night Chemists Melbourne: Local Guide
Late night chemists are a saviour to people with busy lives or in those circumstances when your sickness doesn’t coincide with office hours. So, to make the process of looking …
Easy Gluten Free Birthday Cake Recipe – 4 Ingredient Sponge Cake
This easy gluten free birthday cake recipe will ensure nobody misses out! Gluten free cakes can be a bit… yuck, especially if you’re a little person having a special day. …
Queensland man dies from preventable disease
A 27 year old man in Queensland has died from diptheria contracted within Australia. There is concern that lack of immunisation is resulting in an increase in diphtheria cases.
Late Night Chemists Perth: Local Guide
Whether you or your child has gotten unexpected sick or your day at work went longer than expected there’s many reasons you may wish to visit a late night chemist. …
Victorian Anti-Vaxxers to be forced out of childcare centres
Victorian Anti-Vaxxers are kicked to the curb as the Victorian government tightens childcare enrolments. Will this impact you?
Kid’s sport – protect that smile with a mouthguard
It doesn’t matter if your children’s teeth are baby or adult, mouthguards are important for their overall health when playing in kid’s sport.
Iron deficiency Anaemia in babies
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
When Are Baby Teeth Signs Of Expensive Orthodontic Treatment
When are baby teeth signs of expensive orthodontic treatment – Our dentist explains when orthodontic treatment may be required and what the signs are
5 ways to fill the day with a sick child
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.
Eating Out With Kids (without the nightmares!)
Survive and thrive when eating out with kids with these tips. Planning eating out with kids to make an enjoyable experience
First Aid For Bites and Stings
Expert Tips: First aid for bites and stings – basic first aid knowledge for spider, snake, mosquitoes, bees and wasps bites can save lives. Learn more here
Whooping cough vaccination Australia
Whooping cough vaccination update. The latest recommendations for whooping cough prevention in young children and pregnant women
When to keep a sick child at home?
Expert tips: GP, Melissa, shares a guide for when a child is too sick for day care or school. And tips on when you should take your child to a doctor.
Tips for keeping the kids cool through summer
Q&A: What’s your #1 tip for keeping the kids cool throughout Summer?
Q&A: Would like to know if other parents have got or are thinking about getting their babies the new meningococcal vaccine.
Immunisation – Your common questions and concerns answered
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.
How to trick your child into thinking healthy foods are treats
With this generation of children arguably the pickiest eaters in history, most parents know that feeding kids is no easy task. Here are some expert suggestions to make that task easier.
Experiences with Croup
Q&A: Just wondering if mums with experience have any other pointers on how to deal with Croup.