Hip Dysplasia In Babies

What Is Hip Dysplasia Hip Dysplasia is the term used to describe the condition whereby the bones of the hip joint are not aligned correctly. It affects thousands of children and adults each year and is known by many different names: Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) Hip Dislocation Congenital Dislocation of the Hip (CDH) Loose ...

Help Understanding latest Zika Virus Situation Report

27. April 2016 Zika Virus 0
Help Understanding latest Zika Virus Situation Report
For those of that have stopped by before, you would know that I had previously posted several blogs on the Zika Virus. As our family gets closer to our long planned trip to the Caribbean, I realised that I was long over due for an update on the Zika Virus situation within the America’s. Zika ...

The Science of Antivaccination

21. April 2016 Health 0
The Science of Antivaccination
The Anti vaccination movement is a growing movement around the world. More parents around the world are refusing to immunise their children. These parents are not fringe dwellers. They come from all walks of life, and they are not longer just finding like-minded parents on the internet, but in their own neighbourhoods. In a previous post I ...

Vaccinations: Personal Choice, Community Service

18. April 2016 Health 0
Vaccinations: Personal Choice, Community Service
I read an article the other week about a mum on the Gold Coast, here in Australia, that had undergone a transformation from Anti-Vaxer to a believer in the necessity of vaccinations after her baby had been hospitalised for whooping cough. In the article she was quoted as saying that because she kept fit and ...

The Power Of Saying Yes

The Power Of Saying Yes
This week I was wondering why my daughter and I were feeling disconnected from each other. We’d been busy, and so much of my time was spent figuring out how to get us out the door, how to use giggles to get her to co-operate etc. Suddenly I was realising that I was focusing so ...