Little Noses News

Packing for a spring getaway

August 21st, 2013

If you're looking ahead to plan a spring break with your family and taking your little one with you, you will need to make sure you've got your packing sorted in advance. You don't want to be caught short of any essentials on your precious holiday. So do you know exactly what you'll need on […]

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Mothers with chronic pain

August 19th, 2013

When you're a parent, sometimes you're not only worrying about a baby cold or flu, but also your own pain. For those living chronic pain, it can be difficult to achieve even simple tasks – which makes life as a mother particularly challenging – however it's not all hopeless. Groups in Australia including the 'Campaign […]

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Investigating chronic illness

August 15th, 2013

While many parents are rightly worried about issues such as baby flu or congestion, type one diabetes is an increasing concern for many Australian youngsters. Cases of type one diabetes (not to be confused with type 2, which is the disease that can be caused by lifestyle habits such as poor diet and exercise) in […]

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Asthma awareness in the spotlight

August 13th, 2013

Is your infant or child often wheezing and coughing? Have you been dealing with a congested baby frequently? You might want to be aware of asthma and see if it is affecting your child. More than just mild allergies, asthma can have serious medical consequences. Due to the effect that asthma is having on the […]

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Flu season still in full swing

August 12th, 2013

While the weather is already getting warmer and it feels as though we're heading quickly towards spring, flu season isn't over yet, warns Dr Vicky Sheppeard, NSW health director of communicable disease branch. That means parents should still be on the lookout for symptoms of baby flu in their own child – especially as for […]

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Healthier lifestyles for kids

August 9th, 2013

Lifestyle, exercise and nutrition has been in the spotlight a lot recently, with a growing number of Australian children becoming overweight or obese. Baby flu, chicken pox and allergies aren't the only kind of ailments parents need to focus on these days –  as nutrition and physical activity are also deserving of extra attention. Childhood […]

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A weighty issue for you and your child

August 7th, 2013

While a baby cold or flu can cause some distress, it's important to be keeping an eye on the more holistic aspects of your baby's health. A growing number of Australian infants and toddlers are becoming obese, according to two Australian psychologists and weight loss experts, Kate Swann and Kristina Mamrot. Figures place 34 per […]

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New Zealand milk formula scare

August 6th, 2013

As a parent, there's often more to worry about than just a strain of baby cold. It is likely that you have heard about the infant milk powder contamination scare stemming from New Zealand.   Last week it was discovered that some of dairy giant Fonterra's whey protein concentrate – sometimes used in infant milk powder […]

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Looking after your own health

August 5th, 2013

While it's easy to spend all your time worrying about your baby with a cold's health, it's important to remember to look after yours too. After all, the fitter and healthier you are, the more enjoyable time with your baby will be. Some recent statistics have come to light showing that many Australians may not […]

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Coming up: National Healthy Bones Week

August 2nd, 2013

Coming up this month is National Healthy Bones Week, which takes place from August 4-10. This week puts a focus on good nutrition for healthy bones, and in particular for children. Adequate calcium means strong and healthy bones and bone mass throughout life.  While health issues such as a congested baby with a cold are […]

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