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Wholehearted Family Health

Wholehearted Family Health

Andrea is a midwife, child health nurse, mother of two and the creator of Wholehearted Family Health, an online wellness hub for WA mums interested in natural health and parenting. It is her mission to bridge the gap between mainstream and complementary health, to enable mamas to access holistic health information and care for their families.

Head to her website to find a range of natural health and parenting articles, services and products and free resources.



6 Activities to do with the Kids when it’s Hot Outside

Whilst many people like the cooler months, my favourite time of year is when it is warm and sunny. The ability to be outside in the environment and experiencing nature first hand with the kids is so enjoyable. However, the… Continue Reading >

Chiropractic Care For Pregnancy and Babies

Written by Dr Carrie Rigoni (Chiropractor) Chiropractic care for pregnancy and babies is a growing field, with more and more families seeking natural health alternatives. There are many chiropractors in Perth who focus on this area, myself included. I want… Continue Reading >

Promoting Positive Fatherhood

Dads often get praised for regular parenting (just a bit patronising!) or they get portrayed as goofy and rather unhelpful – think Peppa’s Daddy Pig! So how can we promote positive fathering and the benefits of fatherhood? Simply acknowledging dads… Continue Reading >

Struggling with mum guilt? Try this antidote

Self compassion is the true foundation of self care.  Self care is the doing part of compassion. It’s taking the actions to treat ourselves compassionately, where self compassion is the thinking part where we’re regarding ourselves with compassion. You can… Continue Reading >

Bedwetting: What is normal?

Bedwetting (also called nocturnal enuresis) happens when the bladder empties without permission during sleep. Bedwetting is very common with approximately 1 in 5 children in Australia wetting the bed.  While bedwetting is common, it is a concern for many parents… Continue Reading >

Top 10 tips for water safety and fun this summer

Author: Kelly Rae, Owner of Oceanic Waterbabies.   With summer approaching, beaches and pools become magnets for our leisure time, highlighting the need for safety and fun, especially for babies and children. Summer is a time when thousands of families get… Continue Reading >

What is it like to live with a child with Down syndrome?

Yesterday I read a post in one of the online mums’ groups I’m in.  One of the mums had been given a ‘high risk’ result for Down syndrome, her closing sentence was “please tell me that it’s not always accurate.”… Continue Reading >

4 of the best natural cleaning products for your home

With so many cleaning products on the market, it can be overwhelming deciding which ones to use. There is literally a whole aisle in the supermarket dedicated to hundreds of different cleaning products. Most of these products work well, however… Continue Reading >

Gardening with Kids – A great opportunity for nature play

With all of the technology and structured indoor activities available to our children, it sometimes seems as though playing outside in the fresh air and amongst nature is an old-fashioned ideal. However, nature play is not just a ‘nice to… Continue Reading >



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