Category Archives : Babies

“My baby’s head is flat! Is that normal?”

“My baby’s head is flat! Is that normal?” is a question we often get from worried parents. Flat head syndrome, (positional plagiocephaly) is a flattening of the back or side of a baby’s head, altering the overall shape of their skull. The incidence of plagiocephaly is reported to be as high as 46.6% at 7 weeks to […]

Breastfeeding Blues

Every mum-to-be is told of the benefits of breastfeeding; the incidence of gastrointestinal infection, obesity and asthma is reduced in breast fed infants, mothers have increased protection for pre-menopausal breast and ovarian cancer and rheumatoid arthritis, not to mention the economic and environmental benefits. But what about those who wish to breastfeed but find it […]