Health Catalogues Library

  • Talking about your bowel movements isn’t something people usually feel comfortable with. It’s personal, and a little embarrassing, but it’s also important to know that your body […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • High blood pressure, or hypertension, is often called the silent killer. This is because you can have it for years without showing any symptoms at all. That is, until […]
  • Before reaching middle age, most men probably haven’t given their prostate gland much thought. But as men get older, their chance of experiencing some kind of […]
  • Finding out that your child has head lice isn’t a very pleasant discovery. But don’t despair. It doesn’t mean that you’re a bad parent, just that lice are very […]
  • Fibre is found in foods like cereals, fruit and vegetables. It’s the part of plant foods our bodies can’t digest. We still need fibre, even though […]
  • 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 […]
  • Everyday we’re constantly being exposed to different bacteria and viruses. Immunisation is the safest way to protect you and your family from catching some of the […]
  • If you’re the parent of a child with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), then you’ll know this can be one of the most frustrating and stressful, yet rewarding […]
  • Having hayfever can be unbearable at times. It makes it pretty hard to go about your normal activities when you can’t stop sneezing, your nose is running and […]
  • 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. […]
  • can happen in a split second, changing the life of your child and your family forever. Most accidents to children under five take place in their […]
  • 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, […]
  • We live in a sun soaked country – and us Aussies love it! Going to the beach, playing sport, outdoor picnics and barbeques are all what […]
  • 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 […]
  • If you’ve ever tried to give up smoking you know how hard it is. Nicotine is a powerful drug. Sometimes it takes 2, 3, 4 or […]
  • Crying is the only way a baby can communicate. Babies cry to get your attention and to ensure that their needs are met. Crying begins from […]