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Podcast Episodes

#85 Development origins of health and disease with Prof Craig Pennell

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#44 Sleep & airway obstruction in children, adults & pregnant women with Dr David McIntosh, ENT specialist

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#18 Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) with Dr Kelvin Larwood, obstetrician

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Online Resources

The Possums Clinic: The latest evidence-based approaches to breastfeeding, sleep, crying babies, maternal mood & more

Maternity Matters: A great compilation of resources and guidelines from Dr Wendy Burton, women’s health GP specialist.

Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetric and Gynaecology: statements & guidelines

Perinatal Practice Guidelines, by SA Health: principles for managing pregnancy and newborn related conditions and/or performing a procedure related to pregnancy and/or the newborn.

Circle of Security International: Early intervention programs for parents and children

Triple P: Positive Parenting Programs online parenting courses

Books

The Whole-Brain Child, Daniel J. Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson

In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist and author of the bestselling Mindsight, and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson demystify the meltdowns and aggravation, explaining the new science of how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures. The ‘upstairs brain’, which makes decisions and balances emotions, is under construction until the mid-20s. And especially in young children, the right brain and its emotions tend to rule over the logic of the left brain. By applying these discoveries to everyday parenting, you can turn any outburst, argument, or fear into a chance to integrate your child’s brain and foster vital growth. With clear explanations, age-appropriate strategies for dealing with day-to-day struggles, and illustrations that will help you explain these concepts to your child, The Whole-Brain Child shows you how to cultivate healthy emotional and intellectual development so that your children can lead balanced, meaningful, and connected lives.

Online Courses

Possums Online

Free and paid products. Online products include high value courses for patients in breastfeeding, infant sleeping and mental health for patients.

Apps

Sprout Pregnancy: App Store | Google Play

Requires purchase. Plenty of features to help plan & track a pregnancy, including an appointment diary, kick tracker & contraction tracker. There is even a list of thing to pack for hospital for Mum, Dad & baby! Another section called ‘The Doc Says’ provided week-by-week information & advice about a range of pregnancy issues.

First Time Pregnancy: Google Play

Free. An excellent insight into exploring the various aspects of pregnancy by providing a timeline, weekly information, due data calculator and milestones to keep you safe. It illustrates the journey from embryo to newborn baby with beautiful images, photos & ultrasounds, whilst giving you updates from conception through to birth.

Mind the Bump: App Store | Google Play

Free. Excellent tool to assist pregnant women & new parents to cope better at various stages of pregnancy, and post-natal, using meditation and mindfulness strategies.

Other Podcasts

Unruffled- Respectful Parenting: Apple Podcasts

From Janet Lansbury, respected parenting adviser, bestselling author and consultant whose website JanetLansbury.com is visited by millions of readers annually.  Her work informs, inspires and supports caregivers of infants and toddlers across the globe, helping to create relationships of respect, trust and love.

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