Tag: Kids health

Allergies in kids

Spring is here and so is allergy season

Whilst we are all rejoicing about the warmer weather, for some families spring can be a bit of a nightmare because it’s also allergy season. If your child is suffering …

baby temperature, 8 month old baby sleeping

What is a normal baby temperature?

Baby Hints and Tips would like to stress that the below information relating to baby temperature is merely a guide and does not take the place of expert medical advice. …

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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 perth

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. …

Baby boy of parents considering circumcision brisbane

Circumcision Brisbane

Baby Hints and Tips supports all parents to raise their babies their way.  Are you considering a circumcision for your Brisbane boy?  We’ve put together the go-to guide to circumcision …

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, …

measles in children

Measles in children

Measles in children is highly contagious and extremely dangerous due to the risk of complications like pneumonia and brain swelling. Immunisation is available to prevent it.

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Circumcision Sydney

Circumcision is a procedure Sydney residents might be considering for their little one because of religious, cultural or health reasons. This is a big decision and it’s important to understand …

Free meningicoccal vaccine for Australian children under 5

A new meningicoccal vaccine that covers 4 strains to be made available for FREE for Australian children under 5 years old.

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Circumcision Adelaide

There’s a lot to consider if you’re wanting to get a circumcision for your baby boy in Adelaide.  So we’ve put together this handy guide with information on both the …

Probiotics and adhd

Probiotics- Could they prevent ADHD and Asperger’s Syndrome?

Probiotics are an important supplement for gut health, but could a probiotic supplement be the key to preventing ADHD and Asperger’s Syndrome?

Rainbow Frushi: food art

Rainbow Frushi: food art

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

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

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?

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.

Safety alert: dehydrated baby

Dehydrated baby: safety alert

Dehydrated baby: A timely reminder on keeping your baby well hydrated over the hotter months.

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.

iron deficiency anaemia

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

Hip dysplasia

Tips for Hip Dysplasia diagnosis at 10 months

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

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

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

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

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.

Experience with Baby Umbilical Hernia’s

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?

circumcision in melbourne

Circumcision in Melbourne

Parenting Review – Parents share their experiences and recommendations on circumcision in Melbourne and greater Victoria

Thermometer reviews

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

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?

“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…”

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