Although there is no cure for eczema, it can be well-controlled and most children will grow out of it by the time they start school. Here are my five key tips to help you to manage your child’s eczema.
Hi, it’s Dr Margie. Last year’s flu season was one of our worst on record. Only about five per cent of healthy kids got the flu vaccine, yet over half of children admitted to hospital were completely healthy before they caught the flu. The great news is that this year the flu vaccine is free … Continued
It’s summer… and that means holidays and lots of swimming, but did you know each year in Australia we lose around 30 kids under the age of four to drowning?
Is your child having trouble concentrating or are they being very impulsive? Are you concerned they may have ADHD? In this blog we look at how to spot ADHD early and what the best treatment might be.
As a parent, rashes can be one of the scariest things you face. So, I thought it would be beneficial to talk about when you should worry about your child’s rash.
I’d like to talk about a common issue parents ask me about – the shape of their baby’s head.
As we head into winter, I thought it would be a good time to talk about kids and the flu vaccine and address some of your concerns.
Hi, it’s Dr Margie! One of the most common questions we get from parents is about how to treat constipation in kids, especially whether using stool softeners for a long time is safe. In this video I talk about what causes constipation and how it can be treated. I also speak with surgeon and expert … Continued
Following the Bourke St incident, Dr Margie shares tips on how to help children cope and feel safe.
With kids spending lots of time outside or on the beach, I thought it would be a good time to talk about the sun and vitamin D. It’s important for us as parents to know how much is the right amount. If you find it helpful, share with your friends and family, and thanks for … Continued