In the past six years, six babies in Queensland have died from syphilis – an STD that had been nearly eradicated in 2000. Cairns sexual health clinician Dr Darren Russell …
When your child has a fever you want to know how to manage it. Here is a guide on choosing a thermometer and taking your child’s temperature.
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.
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.
Q&A: My daughter is 18 months old and for just over a week now she has barely eaten any food. I constantly offer food but she shakes her head and says no even to her favourite meals. She still drinks her bottles with no problem. Any tips? She is cutting 2 big teeth to her bottom gums.
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.