Medical problems & minor ailments

Why Eucalyptus Can Be Dangerous for Treating Colds in Young Babies & Children – Parents Article

Aromatherapy or the use of essential oils therapy is known as the medicinal use of naturally extracted plant aromas used in promoting physical and emotional well-being. Aromatic plant oils have many helpful uses in managing minor medical issues, from treating burns, eczema and soothing irritated skin, to alleviating stress, helping sleep and relaxing the anxious mind. Uses of Essential Oils In babies older than 3 months, some essential oils can be used to help encourage sleep, calming anxiety, and relieving the…

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Maternal Anxiety – Nurture Parenting – Parents Article

Anxiety is a far more common issue with new mums than postnatal depression. For many women, anxiety, not sadness, is what they feel after having their baby. It can start in pregnancy and once the baby is born grow to a whole new level. Up to one in five pregnant or new mums and one in ten dads will experience perinatal anxiety or depression. About 100,000 families across Australia will be affected by this serious and common illness.  What does…

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