Immunisation

It is normal for you and your child to come into contact with bacteria and viruses on a regular basis. Some of these microbes can cause serious problems. Immunisation protects your baby from serious diseases and illnesses. It is safe and easy to administer.  How...

Determining Your Due Date

280 days or 40 weeks is the usual duration of a pregnancy…  To determine you due date firstly work out the first day of your last period and count forward 9 months and 1 week from that date. To assist you we have a chart below that you can use (Scroll Down...

Conception

Conception is a lot more complicated than the act of joining the sperm with an egg. The timing and conditions must be right to ensure that it is successful. People naturally assume that conception will take place soon after they stop taking ‘the pill’ – it is a...

Common Baby Problems

These are some of the issues and problems that you can may expect to encounter with young babies. Eczema Eczema can quite often occur in babies up to about 4 months of age. It is usually milder than the type that occurs in adults. Your baby’s cheeks become rough...

Colic

Colic is an acute abdominal pain probably caused by abnormal bowel functions and wind.  What to look for Colic is thought to occur when the bowel in a baby contracts more regularly than an adult’s slower peristaltic movements. It is characterised by: ...
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