Why it’s Important Not to Rush and Fix Our Kids Feelings

“You’ll be ok!”, “Don’t cry, its alright”. These are human responses to our children when they are upset. They are well meaning phrases that can pop out of our mouths automatically, they come from a place of wanting to protect… Continue Reading >

7 Steps to Beat Childhood Eczema: An Expert Guide

Eczema is a common skin issue that can cause discomfort and pain, affecting your child’s daily life. It has been estimated that 1 in 10 individuals develops eczema during their lifetime.  The prevalence peaks in early childhood between two to… Continue Reading >

How to Get a Great Birth

Everyone wants to have a great birth, right?  No one goes into labour or birth wanting anything less.  But a great birth means different things to different people. In trying to unpack this topic we need to first examine the… Continue Reading >

Why would a child need to see a chiropractor?

Well, to start off with I’m going to open this one up and use the term manual therapist. Chiropractors, physiotherapists, and osteopaths, among others healthcare professionals utilise manual therapy as a part of a treatment process. Now this manual therapy… Continue Reading >

How to Support Your Kids through Grief

As much as we yearn to protect our kids and shield them from pain, there are times when they will be hurt. For instance, there is not much we can do to protect them from the pain of grief and… Continue Reading >

Reasons to See a Women’s Health Physiotherapist in Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of great change for a woman’s body, and it’s important to see a Women’s Health Physiotherapist to help manage the physical changes that occur during this time. Women’s health physiotherapy is a specialised area of physiotherapy… Continue Reading >

Period pain is common but not normal & what to do if you experience this.

Words by Angelica-Hazel Toutounji for Kiddipedia   We see it in movies, on television, in commercials and often hear horror stories from friends and family members about debilitating period pain. Whilst pain is often thought of as being an accepted… Continue Reading >

Breastfeeding, what you need to know

Breastfeeding is one of the best and worst parts of being a new mum. We all know breast milk is liquid gold. Its immune properties and nutritional value cannot be replaced by anything else. The skin to skin and bonding between mother and baby during… Continue Reading >


What is endometriosis?   Endometriosis is present when tissue that is similar to the lining of the uterus (womb) occurs outside this layer (cells are found in other parts of the body) and causes pain/or infertility.   The cause of… Continue Reading >

How dealing with mental health made me a better parent

By Asha Zappa Being a parent can be triggering. The Circle of Security parenting education program, designed to support parents to understand their child’s emotional world, calls this ‘shark music’. This relates to the discomfort of reliving situations that unconsciously… Continue Reading >