Children’s Health

Vaccination Support

A very important decision we need to make for ourselves or as new parents is whether to vaccinate 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. In 2012, by the time an Australian child is 12 [...]

By |2023-05-03T12:49:38+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 |2023-05-03T12:59:41+10:00May 30th, 2011|Children's Health|2 Comments

30 simple home remedies for Morning Sickness

I use acupuncture with great success to treat many women for morning sickness.   Depending on the severity of the condition you may need 1- 3 acupuncture treatments per week in the initial period, then weekly treatments until things settle down which is usually around week 14 of your pregnancy. Many women ask what they [...]

By |2022-05-04T16:40:24+10:00June 25th, 2010|Women's Health|0 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 children running [...]

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. [...]

By |2023-05-03T13:01:24+10:00May 28th, 2010|Children's Health|0 Comments