What is reflux?

90% of babies vomit after a feed and this is referred to as reflux. Reflux is not an illness and only needs to be treated medically if having an adverse effect on baby.Most babies will do a vomit after a feed or even between feeds. Some will do a posset, a small milk...

Hints and Tips

Winding solution10mls cooled boiled water¼ tsp gripe water6 telement dropsGive the full amount up to twice a day Dry skin or exemaWash baby with epimaxMoisturise with epimax ConstipationPaediatric glycerine suppository5mls of lacson or duphlac syrupIncrease water...

Sleep Time

How Much Should My Baby Sleep During The Day?The amount of sleep a baby needs differs from baby to baby, and I see far too many new parents stressing over babies sleep routines. The first 2-3 days after birth your baby may be very sleepy and only waking for feeds. Do...

Night time sleeping

Lack of sleep for parents in the first few months is one of the most difficult adjustments of parenthood.Getting baby to sleep through the night is normally at the top of parents lists.However we have to be realistic and slowly and gently encourage them to drop their...

Cord Care

After your baby has been delivered his umbilical cord will be cut and a plastic clamp placed about 5cm from the belly button. It then becomes your responsibility to take care in the cleaning of the cord.I suggest using an ear bud dipped in surgical spirts. You need to...