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Results for 'General Parenting'


Vaccinations in pregnancy and early childhood immunisations

Vaccinations in pregnancy and early childhood immunisations

… Vaccinations in pregnancy and early childhood immunisations Presented by Professor Paul Effler, Department of Health, WA Professor Paul Effler from the Department of Health, Western Australia discusses the importance of vaccination, influenza and whooping cough vaccinations in pregnancy and provides a general overview on childhood immunisations. This Bupa Parenting Insights talk is given by Professor Paul Effler, a Medical Coordinator with the Immunisation Program from The Department of Health …



Paediatric food allergies: What you need to know

Paediatric food allergies: What you need to know

… This Parenting Insights session helps parents understand some of the common food allergies that can occur from infancy and into childhood. It is common for infants to cry or show fussy behaviour, usually it is part of normal brain development and the child is otherwise healthy. However on occasion there could be other underlying causes such as cow’s milk allergy or gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR). In this session Dr Maria Menkens Paediatrician for Greenslopes Private Hospital reviews cow milk …



The great outdoors - with a new baby

The great outdoors - with a new baby

… Well done! You've managed to get through giving birth, survived the postnatal wards and have kept your head above water at home with your lovely new baby. Autopilot engaged and every day becomes a ritual of feeds, nappies, washing, naps and repeat. It's so easy to 'just stay indoors' at home because you are exhausted, the world out there seems so much more daunting with a baby and you might be afraid your baby might pick up nasty bugs. There are no hard and fast rules about when you can …



10 qualities of a good dad

10 qualities of a good dad

… 10 qualities of a good dad By Howard Todd-Collins, Men and Relationships Counselling Men are playing a more active role in parenting. They don’t just take the role of provider, protector, and disciplinarian in the family. Today the role of fatherhood has evolved and along with it men are now embracing a whole load of new skills and values. How do men influence their kid’s development? By looking at how our kids see us we learn something about ourselves! Primary school kids in the US were asked …



Bringing Baby Home

Bringing Baby Home

… Bringing Baby Home Arriving home with a newborn and no midwife standing by to help or encourage you can be daunting. You may find you can’t take your eyes off your newborn and burst into tears for no good reason. Your breasts leak and you can’t sleep despite being exhausted. Don’t worry it’s all normal. Surviving the first weeks at home requires a calm attitude. Expectations and Support If you have been a person that is always in control you may need to relax a little, as the first few weeks …