Advocating for your sick child

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Advocating for your sick child With winter in full swing, and ...
Dehydration; What All Parents Need to Know

Dehydration; What All Parents Need to Know

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dehydration Dehydration happens so easily in little ones, par...
Your Guide to Asthma

Your Guide to Asthma

your guide to asthma We've had lots of requests coming through...
What You Need to Know About Baby Girls

What You Need to Know About Baby Girls

what you need to know about baby girls So, you're expecting or...
What You Need to Know About Baby Boys

What You Need to Know About Baby Boys

what you need to know about baby boys So, you're expecting or ...
Croup FAQ

Croup FAQ

Croup faq As the temperature outside drops, we often find the ...
Japanese encephalitis

Japanese encephalitis

JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS What is the Japanese encephaliti...
When to start and stop CPR

When to start and stop CPR

when to start  and stop CPR CPR stands for cardiopulmonary res...
What do I need in my first aid kit?

What do I need in my first aid kit?

Once your little ones are on the move, it may seem they will constantly be running into things, ...
Introducing Solids 101 (Part Two)

Introducing Solids 101 (Part Two)

Alrighty guys, last week we brought to you the first of two blog write-ups on starting your litt...
My Food Rules (Choking Prevention)

My Food Rules (Choking Prevention)

Choking is silent. You could be standing on the opposite side of the room with your back turned,...
Is my baby having trouble breathing?

Is my baby having trouble breathing?

When bub is breathing normally, it should appear effortless. When in respiratory distress, their...
Choking hazards and how to reduce the risks

Choking hazards and how to reduce the risks

In my time working as an advanced life support Paramedic, I quickly learned that choking is a ma...
Preventing Dog Bites to Your Little One

Preventing Dog Bites to Your Little One

I had so many of you reach out wanting to know about preventing dog bites in your little people; ...
Freddie's Septic Journey

Freddie's Septic Journey

Our son Freddie fell ill at just three weeks of age. It was a Saturday night, and we noticed he w...
Lincoln's Meningitis Story

Lincoln's Meningitis Story

I was blessed with a chilled baby. My second son, three weeks old, barely made a peep. So when I ...
Harrison's UTI Journey

Harrison's UTI Journey

Did you know that it is more common for baby boys to suffer UTI's in the first year of life than ...
WARNING signs that could save your bub's life

WARNING signs that could save your bub's life

As a mama to two babies, I know how scary it can be when they are unwell.   I remember once when...
10 tips you NEED to know BEFORE starting solids

10 tips you NEED to know BEFORE starting solids

Starting solids is an exciting but confusing milestone for you and your bub!   We know you have s...
What Anaphylaxis Looks Like

What Anaphylaxis Looks Like

Approximately 1 in 100 of all school-aged children will develop anaphylaxis.   In the past ten ye...
Ari's BRUE Story

Ari's BRUE Story

Our little girl was finally here! The first nine days with our darling girl was bliss. But at 12 ...
Why I want you to hug your babies right now

Why I want you to hug your babies right now

At 16 months old, my son contracted Meningitis.     He caught viral and bacterial Haemophilus In...
The most terrifying day of my life - my 1-year-old's febrile convulsion

The most terrifying day of my life - my 1-year-old's febrile convulsion

By Lauren - Gold Coast Mum. This is a repost of Lauren's original article, it has been shared her...
"...our little 18-month-old had suffered a stroke." This is Louie's story.

"...our little 18-month-old had suffered a stroke." This is Louie's story.

Boxing day started out as any other day had in Louie's 18 months of life.   He's an absolute goe...
Elijah's Microphthalmia Story

Elijah's Microphthalmia Story

Both my pregnancy and the birth of our son Elijah were, for the most part, straightforward. I had...
Top 5 Things To Prepare For Your Camping Trip

Top 5 Things To Prepare For Your Camping Trip

Christmas is only two sleeps away, and for some of you, you might be getting ready to head on tha...
How to Shop Safely This Holiday Season

How to Shop Safely This Holiday Season

There's nothing quite like seeing your child's face light up when receiving a new toy on Christma...
Jaymie's Warning For All Parents

Jaymie's Warning For All Parents

It was Friday morning, and we got up, ready to move house. My son was fine. He was laughing and k...
Spring Time Essential Knowledge: Swooping First Aid

Spring Time Essential Knowledge: Swooping First Aid

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, the sun is shi...
First Aid Questions We Always Get Asked

First Aid Questions We Always Get Asked

As paediatric first aid educators, we meet parents every day who have so many questions rel...
Ski and Snow Safety

Ski and Snow Safety

Brr, it’s cold in here! While Winter may be coming to a close soon, now is the peak time for fami...
Breath Holding

Breath Holding

Breath holding is extremely common in young children and can happen as often as once a day. Often...