Family

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Sassy or Really Mean?

Posted by on 16 September, 2014
“Mum, shush. Stop talking!” If you think that sounds like a 14 year old girl with a bit too much sass, that’s spot on the money. I hear it often in my surgery and it makes me squirm. I am the doctor, not the moral police, not the parenting coach.…
With more than 15% of new mums in Australia suffering from depression; here I look at whether there’s a link between breastfeeding and postnatal depression.

Questions to ask your midwife...

Posted by on 15 September, 2013
With your baby on the way, there’s no doubt you’ll have lots of questions to ask your midwife or carer. Here is a guide to help you get the information you need about your pregnancy and birth.
When you are trying to fall pregnant, your body needs to ovulate. But how do you know you are ovulating? What are the signs?
Toddlers master toilet training at different times but when should you worry if yours is dry in the day but still wears night-time nappies? This month in my latest 'Woolworths Baby & Toddler Club' article', I share some insights into getting your toddler dry at night.

Understanding Tantrums...

Posted by on 02 August, 2013
The terrible twos can be very hard to deal with – and are not limited to two-year-olds. This month in my latest 'Woolworths Baby & Toddler Club' article', I share some insights into understanding tantrums and how this may help you avoid or limit meltdowns.
In my latest BLOG post on 'Woolworths Baby & Toddler Club', I reveal some of the habits, good and bad, that I see in couples that are trying to conceive...
What the hell? Does anyone really swallow that crap? Coke is healthy? All calories count? A kilojoule is a kilojoule? yeah 685 Kilojoules per 375ml can. With a whopping nine teaspoons of sugar thrown in as well. A meal worth of kilojoules for a thirst quencher! Nobody is going to…
I find this fascinating; breast feeding rates are the same as they have been for years. Yet the makers of this particular formula have had to increase production from 5000 tons per year to 12000 tons per year and are set to increase this figure by another staggering 50% by…
Watch the Sunrise segment HERE