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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.
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 […]
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.
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,” […]
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 […]
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
The British Medical Journal has published an article from Sweden reporting on the impact of maternal obesity on infant mortality.
Baby Ashley entered the world four-and-a-half years ago, on April 27, 2010 at Calvary Hospital, North Adelaide. Four days overdue, her mum, Kate, recalls her lack of eagerness to leave the comfort of her womb. “I was in labour for more than 24 hours, and eventually, the obstetrician had to use […]
There have been two recent tragic Australian cases where babies have been abandoned. Without knowing the details of the family setting, it is difficult to make specific or constructive comments. Clearly the mothers had been in a very difficult situation. Again it is impossible to comment without knowing the family […]