Are Pre-plated Meals Failing your Fussy Eater? | Marie-France Laval | Ep 201

As we all know, a well-balanced meal contains a combination of vegetables, protein and carbohydrates. When encouraging and supporting children who are fussy eaters you can be lucky for them to eat one of these alone, and that could be… Continue Reading >

How Can Nutrition Benefit Postnatal Depression | Lana Hirth | Ep 199

  Is there a link between nutrition and our mood? More importantly, does the food we eat impact our mental health? Well… that’s exactly what we’re here to discuss today. In particular, we’re talking to any new Mum, or a… Continue Reading >

Postnatal Anxiety – Recognizing it and shifting it

Fiona Rogerson It’s like a nervous energy running through your entire body.  The often relentless, unending worry and concern about everything, anything and nothing.  It doesn’t slow down, and often feels like it’s bigger than you… taking over and leaving… Continue Reading >

Do Dads get postnatal depression?

Fiona Rogerson   Yes.  Dads do experience postnatal depression.  In fact, dads also experience prenatal anxiety and/or depression (anxiety and depression during the period of pregnancy), and postnatal anxiety (after the birth of baby).  Most of us know that depression… Continue Reading >

Improving Academic Performance through Exercise & Diet

Yes it’s TRUE! There are positive actions we can take to support our child’s academic performance and ongoing success in life! We all know that physical activity and healthy nutrition are essential for optimal growth and development, but did you… Continue Reading >

Too fishy. Getting Omega 3 for kids…without fish

By Sarah Smith, Accredited Practising Dietitian www.baysidedietetics.com.au FB Bayside Dietetics   One of my toddler clients this week told me she loved Brussels Sprouts and cabbage but didn’t like chips. I wonder how we get such strong food preferences so… Continue Reading >

Mum’s Mindset ….What’s on your mind?

Many people don’t realise the impact of what’s on their mind……  How significant are your thoughts?  Do you realise that what you think about is likely to affect your mood, your daily functioning, your sleep, your relationships? Our “mindset” is… Continue Reading >

I think my child has a mental health condition – what should I do?

By Haylea Hodges, Youthrive Psychologist   Do not panic! Mental health conditions are quite common and are present in around one in seven children aged 4-17 years. Some of the most common mental health conditions that children present with include… Continue Reading >

Gut Health for Kids

By Sarah Smith from Bayside Dietetics Have you heard the one about the adult who was cured of fatigue and tummy pain by making sure their gut was “healthy”? Kids can have these symptoms too but may struggle to communicate… Continue Reading >

How to deal with your emotional swings as a new mum

It’s not easy being pregnant or having new children (or older children for that matter.) Our emotions go on a roller coaster of ups and downs, and we can be left wondering what is happening to us. For me, the… Continue Reading >