Welcome to parenthood, the most exhausting, exhilarating and emotional ride of your life! ABC Babytalk is all about the roller-coaster ride of having a baby in your life.
Babytalk: don't tell a world class economist what to do (even if she is pregnant)
Most of us get pregnant and are happy to do what we're told, but what if you're a super high achieving Professor of Health Economics at Brown University.. would you just do what your obstetrician says.. or would you like to see some serious research first?
Babytalk: Caring for baby teeth
Many parents don't prioritise the care of baby teeth assuming they're not important because they'll eventually fall out. But this isn't true, baby teeth have a vital role to play in a child's development.
Babytalk: De Quervain's tenosynovitis
Pain. It's one of the topics we don't discuss much in the process of having a baby. But there might be another source of pain waiting for you that's known as de Quervain's tenosynovitis.
Babytalk: A Short Course in Infant Nutrition
Everyday we hear stories about how children in Australia are overweight and obese. Where can you get the information you need to navigate the task of feeding and weaning your baby?
Babytalk: Tummy Time
Does your baby enjoy tummy time? Are you finding it difficult to convince your baby to spend time on their belly? This week on Babytalk we'll find out why tummy time is really important for your baby's development.
Babytalk: Apgar Scores
Apgar is a quick test performed on a baby at 1 and 5 minutes after birth. The 1-minute score represents how well the baby tolerated the birthing process. The 5-minute score tells the health care provider how well the baby is doing.