Take a look through some of our helpful resources.
Raising Children – www.raisingchildren.net.au . An Australian site outlining normal development and common problems of infants and children
Breastfeeding and how to latch properly – https://youtu.be/Ec9Q7BVuur0
HINT: newborn babies often fall asleep on the breast – change the nappy at this time so baby can feed again on the same breast – it is important baby empties the first breast before offering the otherside so that they get the hind milk which is fatty and makes them feel full.
The Children’s Hospital Melbourne “Kids Health Info: Fact Sheets”
– An extensive and excellent resource for parents
4 Year Old Kids Health Check – questionnaire
Please download, fill in the questionnaire and bring it with you for your child’s 4 year old health check
Circumcision: This site discusses the Pros and Cons of circumcision as well as care of the intact foreskin click here.
Immunisation: – Myths and Concerns regarding immunisation addressed head on by the National Health and Medical Research Council, with references provided. Teens and Adolescents
For a more basic set of exercises try: Prof JOHN MURTAGH – An easy to follow stretching and strengthening routine
Beyond Blue – Australian website with information on depression
ReachOut – Online advice for adolescents and Yound Adults dealing with mental or physical challenges
MoodGym – A free self help program to teach cognitive behaviour therapy skills to people vulnerable to depression and anxiety. This is an independent resource developed and delivered by theAustralian National University
Alcoholics Anonymous – Meets 8pm Fridays : Salvation Army Hall, 68 Cambrai Ave, Engadine. Just turn up and ask for Allan or Rick
Print out form for ADVANCE HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVE – ( Prof Colleen Cartwright ) This is a document in which you can state your wishes regarding what medical treatment you would want, or not want, should a time come when you are unable to speak for yourself