Kids’ Health

Vaccinations – for or against?

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.

How to Host an Allergy Friendly Birthday Party

Katrina Roe explains how you can have a successful party which not only accommodates, but includes children with allergies.


Choosing a sunscreen is a daunting task. There are some great tips here from other parents. Also includes links to some useful articles from the cancer council

Teeth brushing

The following two links from the Better Health Channel (which is run by the Victorian Government) provides information about preventing cavities in babies (it really is possible!) and how to look after …


Q&A: When did you start using toothpaste? Which one did you use?

Paediatrician Tips: Q&A with Dr Howard Chilton

Recently, we invited members of our Facebook page to submit questions for Dr Chilton to answer during a timed Q&A sessions. Questions ranged from sleeping issues to cysts on gums. Read on to see Dr Chilton’s response to each of the questions.