Children’s Health

Vaccination Support

A very important decision we need to make as new parents is whether to vaccinate our children fully, partially or at all. All of these choices are valid and we need to be able to make our choice with the best available information. By the time an Australian child is 12 months old, they [...]

By |2018-09-26T11:08:09+10:00July 18th, 2012|Children's Health|0 Comments

Helping Babies with Reflux

Babies should regain their birth weight by 2 weeks of age, gaining approximately 150-200g per week.   They generally double their birth weight by 6 months & triple their birth weight by 12 months.   This is a huge requirement for food for a little one with an immature digestive system. Breast milk is, of course, [...]

By |2019-01-25T11:14:27+11:00May 30th, 2011|Children's Health|2 Comments

What every parent should know about treating children’s cold and flu

Colds and Flu are a common occurrence for children and adults alike, 6 per year is average until around 7-8 yrs old when children's immune systems mature. Prevention involves strengthening your child’s immune system and you can do this by: Dressing appropriately for the weather - keep those tootsies warm and avoid running around [...]

Children and  Oriental  Medicine

In many ways, both internally and externally, children’s bodies are quite immature. A child’s digestive system, for example, will not become mature until he or she is about seven to eight years old. Before this time children are prone to many common ailments such as regular coughs and colds, glue ear and tummy upsets. Oriental [...]

By |2017-02-17T14:29:54+11:00May 28th, 2010|Children's Health|0 Comments