Milk spots (Milia) Cradle Cap Encouraging kids to wash their hands Signs of labour View our previous competition winners!

Milk spots (Milia)

It’s common for new babies to develop skin rashes because there are a lot of changes for the baby’s skin to adapt to after birth. Often skin rashes are concerning for parents however they are usually not harmful...

Cradle Cap

Transcript Cradle cap is very common, it’s quite harmless and it’s fairly easy to manage. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. The term cradle cap applies to a rash that generally appears on the scalp, most typically in...

Encouraging kids to wash their hands

Teaching children about hand washing early in life is important. Hand washing prevents the spread of diseases which make children sick. When kids learn early in life, hand washing is more likely to become a habit...

Signs of labour

You've been pregnant for 37 weeks now. You're probably thinking that the bump on your belly can't possibly get any bigger and feeling just a little bit concerned about when you'll go into labour... And how you'll...

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Competitions

Win 1 of 3 $100 ENNI vouchers and shop for your new winter wardrobe!
Win 1 of 3 $100 ENNI vouchers and shop for your new winter wardrobe! June 26, 2015

Thanks to ENNI we are giving away 3 x $100 vouchers which can be used online and in-store. Win a new winter wardrobe thanks to women’s fashion boutique ENNI. The Melbourne-based ... Read More»

Win 1 of 3 $50 gift vouchers for the Australian owned online baby store Bubs & Beans
Win 1 of 3 $50 gift vouchers for the Australian owned online baby store Bubs & Beans June 26, 2015

Thanks to Bubs & Beans we are giving away 3 gift vouchers for the Australian owned online baby store Bubs & Beans valued at $50 each. Bubs and Beans is an Australian ... Read More»

News

Melatonin offers hope for ADHD bedtime shut-eye
Melatonin offers hope for ADHD bedtime shut-eye July 6, 2015

Researchers are seeking families of ADHD children for a sleep study Sleep is vital to wellbeing, but children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often have trouble drifting off. University ... Read More»

Link between preeclampsia and children’s development
Link between preeclampsia and children’s development July 5, 2015

The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Institute for Health Research has revealed that hypertensive diseases during pregnancy, in particular preeclampsia, have long-term and possibly permanent consequences for the motor development ... Read More»

Baby blues: spotting mothers at risk
Baby blues: spotting mothers at risk July 4, 2015

Jane Davidson realised she had a problem when the ocean started to look like the welcoming embrace of death. “Every day I used to walk along the beach front where ... Read More»

Raising children

Checklist for advising children about safe use of social media
Checklist for advising children about safe use of social media April 18, 2015

Parents wanting to help their children use social media safely should advise them: To set privacy so that only friends can see the information they add. Not to add people ... Read More»

Social Media: A guide for parents
Social Media: A guide for parents April 18, 2015

Introduction Social networking is increasingly popular and interacting using online social media has become an important part of children’s and adolescents’ lives. The majority of Australian children use social media ... Read More»

Mobile phone use in kids
Mobile phone use in kids November 11, 2014

A lot of you probably watching this video grew up without mobile phones. And there’s a very simple reason for that. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. Anybody probably who is older ... Read More»







 
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