Bed wetting is very common in school-aged children and can cause great embarrassment and worry, especially around camps and sleepovers. This blog will explain when to seek help for your child’s bed wetting, and what treatments are available.
Author Archives: Dr Margie
Cough in children is very common in winter and one of the main reasons a child may go to their GP or come to our Emergency Department. Let’s talk about what the most common causes of cough are, how they may be treated, and how long they can be expected to last.
Fussy eating can be one of the most challenging things we face as parents. What’s normal, and when should you start worrying about your child’s development?
Sore throats are irritating and painful for children. In this blog, I explain how doctors determine the best treatment for your child’s sore throat. And guess what? Antibiotics are usually NOT the solution.
It’s something I see more and more of in my clinic – children of all ages suffering from anxiety. Do you know what to look out for? Here are some practical measures you can take to help reduce your child’s worrying.
Getting your child to sleep can be easier said than done. If your family is grappling with sleep problems, you’re not alone. Here are some useful tips I provide families in my clinic.
Too much sun can be dangerous, but that doesn’t mean your child should avoid it altogether. I’ll tell you why, and offer some advice to help you ensure your child is exposed to just the right amount.
Getting children adjusted to their new school routine takes a little planning. Here are my favourite tips for making their first month of school easier to manage for you and for them.