Many mums ask me “Why does my newborn baby sleep so well on me, but when we put her down in the bassinet (that we so lovingly prepared for her during our pregnancy), she wakes and screams?” The answer is it’s not your fault. It’s completely normal for a baby to be born with a…

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Concerned about scoliosis in your child? Looking for a scoliosis assessment?At Sure Start Chiropractic we can provide scoliosis assessments for children. We can check for the presence of scoliosis, the likely type, indicate the likelihood of progression and provide advice for the best course of action. We can also provide a monitoring service for children…

children help their own spines

With your children settling into the new school year and getting geared up for study and sport, here are some more tips to be mindful of their spine! NB: If your child appears to be in pain or discomfort with any of the suggestions below, stop the activity and contact us. VARY STUDYING POSTURE Vary…

child speech language development milestones

Ever wondered whether your child is on track with their speech and language development? This is a great resource that has been put together by Speech Pathology Australia – a communication milestones checklist (you may also have seen a copy of it in the Sure Start Health waiting room and in my office). It provides…

breastfeeding in heat hot days

How are you coping with this Adelaide heat with your breastfed babies? Some mums and dads worry about caring for a tiny baby in the intense heat of Summer. The truth is, like you and I, all that can happen is that baby may need to feed more frequently. Remember that breastmilk supplies the baby…

good spine habits children

As our kids are enjoying the school holidays its important to be mindful of their postural habits at home. Here are a few healthy spine tips to benefit your children during this period. NB: If your child appears to be in pain or discomfort with any of the suggestions below, stop the activity and contact…

The other day a friend asked me for suggestions for a gift she needed to give at a Baby Shower. I suggested a voucher to see a Lactation Consultant. “What if she breastfeeds just fine and doesn’t need a Lactation Consultant?” asked my friend. I replied that a session with a Lactation Consultant before the…

Social skills children language

Does your child have difficulty making friends?  Do they know how and when to join a group of people who are already talking?  Are they able to interpret the facial expressions and body language of others so that they can ‘read’ a situation?  Can they maintain a conversation using appropriate questions and comments? Children of…

pillows children best right

It is not always obvious when to start using a pillow for your child in bed or what type of pillow to use.  This article highlights a number of things to consider when selecting the right type of pillow (or no pillow) for your child. SIDS guidelines recommend that children do not use pillows until…

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