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January 27th, 2015 | Blog | Tags:

A parent has asked me to write as a GP about febrile convulsions. This followed a worrying experience with her child. As a general practitioner previously working in rural communities it was not uncommon to care for children experiencing such convulsions. Medically they are almost always benign and without long-term consequences for the child. They almost always resolve without treatment.

January 22nd, 2015 | Blog | Tags:

This article by Pia Akerman appeared in The Australian on 19 January 2015. It caught my attention because of both the importance of immunising children, and the vigorous way immunisation is being supported in some States.

January 19th, 2015 | Blog

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January 15th, 2015 | Blog

I am sometimes asked about my opinion on philosophy attachment parenting. The context of the question is whether attachment parenting techniques or behaviour modification methods, which I use, are superior.

January 13th, 2015 | Latest News

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December 23rd, 2014 | Blog

Estelle Natalie entered the world at 8.30pm on December 28, 2010, three days after her due date on Christmas Day. Mother Julie, then 24, endured a gruelling 38 hour labour to deliver her bundle of joy. “I needed an epidural at 30 hours. My obstetrician turned her [Estelle Natalie] from […]

December 18th, 2014 | Blog

The year has come to an end and a new year commenced, and as families are busy with the holiday period my consultations have begun to focus upon how parents manage their child’s sleep performance over the holiday season.

December 12th, 2014 | Blog

Max was born at 1:30am on May 31, 2012 to proud, exhausted mother, Sarah, 29, Adelaide. Busting to meet his parents, Max arrived a couple of weeks prior to his due date. “When I finally started to really relax and enjoy the pregnancy, Max decided it was time to arrive,” […]

December 11th, 2014 | Blog | Tags:

At times I have been the victim of social media commentary attacking me and some of my teachings. This is OK and I have come through just fine. If anything I feel empowered by the whole experience largely due to the support of past patients who “pushed back” against the […]

December 9th, 2014 | Blog | Tags:

On 8 December, 2014, Dr Anna Price from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute published an article in the online Journal, The Conversation, entitled Controlled crying is helpful, not harmful. Read the article at: https://theconversation.com/controlled-crying-is-helpful-not-harmful-34529