CMV: The Most Common Infectious Cause of Disability in Newborn Babies | Dr Hayley Smithers-Sheedy | Ep 188

  Have you heard of CMV? If this is the first you’ve heard of it I’m sure you’re not alone. Did you know that CMV is the most common infectious cause of disability in newborn babies? So, why do we… Continue Reading >

Preventing Burns and Scalds this National Burns Awareness Month

Nearly twenty-five years ago in the small coastal town of Port Fairy, eight-year-old Shennel was happily playing in her room when a candle that was on her dressing table caused her t-shirt to catch fire. Scared and panicked, she ran… Continue Reading >

Preventing Burnout as a Mum

By Francesca Pinzone, COO and Co-Founder at Umbo Burnout, exhaustion, emotional extremes, feeling like you’re not coping or not good enough. I think these are all feelings and processes we go through as Mums.  It’s like an additional delivery to… Continue Reading >

How can we avoid Burnout during Lockdown?

10 Tips to understanding and preventing Burnout during Lockdown Have you ever suffered burnout?  Are you worried about ‘Burning Out’ during #stayhome? In this article I will provide some useful information about burnout and some tips to either prevent or… Continue Reading >

“OM” (Meditation for Stress Management)

Meditation allows you to live in the moment, to calm yourself, to regulate your breathing, to help visualise your successes and to help you focus your attention on the “good” in your life.   You can meditate anywhere at any time… Continue Reading >

Influenza (Flu) Vaccine for Children

Why vaccinate your child? Small children have small airways and less respiratory reserve. This means they get sicker than older children with influenza infections, and have an increased likelihood of needing hospital admission due to these infections. Young children are… Continue Reading >

How to prevent technology creating a generation of hunchbacks

By Anthony Turri, a qualified Remedial Massage therapist, Exercise Physiologist, Sports Coach, Personal Trainer and National Program Manager of Remedial Massage at Endeavour College of Natural Health   With the introduction of technology at preschool and kindergarten, a remedial massage… Continue Reading >

Pregnant Mumma with allergies or anaphylaxis, this one’s for you…

It’s that time of the year again, Allergy & Anaphylaxis Awareness Week & last night on the news I saw a study looking into Allergies & Anaphylaxis in the pregnant mother. While I do love & welcome each & every… Continue Reading >

Immunisation – Why all the debate?

Immunisation is available to you for free in Australia and is designed to prevent your child from contracting preventable, potentially deadly diseases. It’s a big topic and most people get the sense that it is something they’d like to do… Continue Reading >

Why eggs are no longer the devil!

There are lots of people out there with an opinion on how to introduce solids to your baby. Well-meaning grandmas, celebrity chefs, the random lady down the street. You name it, they have a great plan for what you should… Continue Reading >