Tag: Expert tips

Newborn photgography

How to prepare for the best newborn photography

If you have seen those gorgeous newborn shots of babies sleeping contently and you’re wondering just how it’s done, Newborn Photographer, Elle Goss from Always Belle Photography shares her top …

Beauty treatment during pregnancy

Beauty treatments during pregnancy; are they safe?

Beauty treatments during pregnancy – which ones are safe? Beauty Therapist Alex Lazcano shares the ins and outs of beautician appointments for expectant mums. We’ve become so accustomed to our …

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Relationship Problems After Having A Baby – Expert Advice

A newborn baby may do nothing but eat, sleep and poop all day but, the undivided attention and care they need can certainly put a relationship to the test, causing …

Right age kids sleepover

What is the right age for kids to have sleepovers?

It’s a hot topic around the mum water cooler – what is the right age for kids to be ready have a sleepover? Baby Hints and Tips spoke with Psychologist, …

Epidural Pros and Cons

Epidural Pros and Cons – Understand the Risks and Side Effects.

This article was written by Penny, a registered nurse and midwife with 20 years experience as a nurse and 10 years as a midwife. She is also a mum to …

Tricky people stranger danger

Teaching your kids about tricky people and how to deal with them

While stranger danger was drilled into you as a child, parents are now encouraged to teach their kids about tricky people and how to deal with them.

Ask an expert – pregnancy category drugs. Which medicines are safe in pregnancy?

Learn about safe medicines in pregnancy. Our expert pharmacist, Tanya Burgess explains pregnancy category drugs and how to keep your baby safe.

Meningococcal Vaccinations – Cutting Through the Confusion

Meningococcal disease – it is rare, but we have all heard about it due to its high rates of serious disability and death. The disease is caused by a bacterium …

Toddler drowning: alarming statistics and ways to prevent it

Toddler drowning: alarming statistics and ways to prevent it

Alarming statistics on toddler drowning underpin water safety message.

Flu facts - what does your GP have to say?

Flu facts – what does your GP have to say?

Your questions answered on the flu and vaccination.

jaundice in babies

Jaundice in babies

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

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

Kid's sport - protect that smile with a mouthguard

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.

Sunsmart baby

Sunsmart baby

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

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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

Delayed Cord Clamping – Midwife explains

Midwife Tips: Midwife, Michelle, explains what delayed cord clamping is and information on should you use delayed cord clamping with your children

Financially Preparing for a Baby

Expert Tips: Financially Preparing For a Baby. Tips such such thinking about private vs public maternity care, what government assistance is available etc

why crawling is important

Importance of baby crawling

Crawling is more than just your baby’s way of getting around before they walk. Learn more about the importance of baby crawling and how it is a milestone that is crucial in …

help your baby to talk

Speech development in Children: When to Worry

Expert Tips: Speech Pathologist, Clare, shares when to worry about your child’s speech development. And when not to worry.

Pregnancy Yoga

Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

Expert Tips: Learn all about the benefits of pregnancy yoga and positive impacts in can have on you and your baby.

birth plans

Are birth plans worth the paper they are written on?

Expert Tips: Midwife shares the value of a birth plan and what should be included in yours in preparation of your labour

child too sick for daycare

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.

baby cpr

Assisting a Choking Baby & Baby CPR

Expert Tips: Learn how to assist a choking baby and about baby CPR for if your baby stops breathing.

Loss of Libido After Baby

Tips for boosting your sex drive. If you are one of thousands of women across the country who feels their mojo just isn’t what it used to be ‘pre-kids’, you’ll love this simple, sensible advice from Baby Hints & Tips resident GP, Melissa Homewood.

Stuttering in children

Expert Advice: Stuttering in Children

Stuttering in children is a disorder that brings both worry and dread to parents. In this expert article, speech therapist Clare Francis lays out all you need to know about understanding, identifying and assisting your child with stuttering.

What’s the story with the Meningococcal B vaccine?

What’s the story with the Meningococcal B vaccine?

“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…”

{Expert tips} Sleep and multiples

Expert Tips: by Kylie (Midwife, Child and Maternal Health Nurse, and owner of Beyond the Bump)

4 Tips and creative ideas for photographing your child

You don’t have to own a fancy big camera to have a bit of fun and get creative when photographing your kids.  You can create some beautiful images that are frame-worthy just by using a few simple techniques.  Here are some creative ideas and tips for photographing your children.

Dazed and Confused? Which Modern Cloth Nappies

There’s no doubt about it, information on the internet about modern cloth nappies can be lengthy and confusing! When I started my online shop one of my aims was to simplify cloth nappies for beginners. These 5 short descriptions will assist you in understanding the differing types of cloth nappy systems.

Baby-sitting clubs

Do you find that it is difficult to find someone you trust to look after your children? Do you feel guilty asking friends or relatives to baby-sit? Do you feel you often need to pay for a baby-sitter? A baby-sitting club is the ideal way to solve some of these issues.

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