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This blog aims to orient the parents and carers of babies to the extraordinary nature of the times we suddenly find ourselves in.

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In the past couple of months COVID-19 has introduced a new level of uncertainty into our lives. How do you stay positive and connected as a parent during COVID-19?

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Sleep training can make life much harder for both mother and baby, according to Dr Pam Douglas who is using the latest neuroscience findings to re-educate families on baby’s sleep.

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Thanks to Possums and the Brisbane South PHN, 28 parents in the Redlands Region gained invaluable skills on baby sleep, breastfeeding, and staying connected.

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Adequate nutrition in the postnatal period is vital for the health of both Mum and baby, so here are 4 tips to easily and quickly meet Mum's nutritional needs.

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What do the best sleepers do to get to sleep?  Nothing – they just lie down and off they go. So what do us tired new parents who can’t get to sleep do?

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Some kids look forward to starting Prep and others don't want to even try on their new school uniform. So how do parents know whether their child is ready for school?

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You may be one in two Australians at any one time trying to lose weight. Dr Nga Tran discusses a healthy and sustainable way to break the weight-loss cycle.

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When you are a parent and grieving, it's hard to know how to deal with our pain and how open to be with our children. Here is guide to surviving these difficult times.

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As a new parent, have you ever felt you have nothing left to give? Here are some proven strategies for improving your quality of life when you're doing your best to look after your newborn.

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ADHD is a diagnosis based on a checklist of symptoms or behaviours. We can see these in children when a part of the brain, in the prefrontal cortex called 'executive function', isn't working well. 

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Different professionals will have different processes for making the diagnosis.

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It can be incredibly confusing for parents and carers when your child needs extra help to meet their particular developmental challenges.  

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Every depressed person experiences depression in their own unique way. Here are ten strategies you can use to deal with depression and improve your mental health.

There are lots of different reasons as to why children may struggle with aspects of school - learning difficulties, emotional challenges, hearing loss, health problems, social issues or even just poor fit between your child and the particular teacher or school.

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Do you worry that your child is doing things or behaving in ways that other children aren't or that your child's behaviour just doesn't make sense?

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Feeling sad or overwhelmed is common at any stage of life, and is particularly common in the days and months after having a baby, so how do you deal with it?

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