Health Catalogues Library

  • There’s no doubt breastfeeding is the most natural way to nourish your baby. Most mothers are physically able to breastfeed, but the decision on whether to […]
  • Eczema is the most common skin problem in babies and young children. The inflammatory skin condition is also sometimes known as dermatitis. Eczema can vary in […]
  • Sleep is a sensitive issue which is close to many parents’ hearts, affecting not only their children but also their own general well being and sanity. […]
  • During the winter months most families will be affected by the common cold. Colds are caused by viruses and spread by touch and droplets through the air, […]
  • Sensitive skin can be beautiful, almost translucent at its best, but it’s likely to suffer at the slightest puff of the wind. It easily develops redness, […]
  • The word ‘arthritis’ means inflammation of the joint. It comes from a blend of Greek words – arthron (joint) and itis (inflammation). Although arthritis is often referred to as […]
  • We all have our negative thoughts. There’s that horrible, depressed feeling a lot of us get on Monday morning. Or the nervous anxiety you feel before speaking […]
  • The situation is all too familiar: You feel a tingling on your lip and a small, hard spot you can’t see. Sure enough, in a day […]
  • Unless you’ve got a super-effective immune system, it’s pretty likely you’ll get at least one cold or flu episode every year. Colds and flu are caused […]
  • The word menopause comes from a blend of Latin and Greek words – ‘mensis‘ meaning month, and ‘pauses’ meaning to cease. It’s the point where a […]
  • You’ve had too much to eat and it’s made you feel tired and sleepy. In fact, you think you might just have a little lie down. […]
  • Colic is a word used to describe sudden attacks of severe abdominal pain and spasm. It causes inconsolable crying and distress in otherwise healthy and thriving infants […]
  • The number of people affected by diabetes is increasing all the time. It’s the world’s fastest growing disease and Australia’s 6th largest cause of death. Over […]
  • Is your child a fussy eater? Does he or she never seem to eat enough “good foods”? Or do they regularly reject the food you prepare […]
  • Discover your skin Men’s skin is different from women’s. But that doesn’t mean it needs any less taking care of. These days men are becoming more […]
  • The cold you had last week is still there. You can hardly breathe through your nose and your whole face is throbbing with pain. If this […]
  • If you answer yes to most of the questions below, you have dry skin. Does your skin sometimes feel tight? Is your skin dry and flaky? […]
  • A baby’s stool will vary in consistency and frequency, depending largely on a range of factors. In this leaflet you will learn more about what can […]