Is here to help
Choice Pharmacy provides an in-house Baby Nurse consultant as an added benefit to our local community. Our experienced Baby Nurse can help you and your baby in weighing and measuring plus advice on many topics. The Baby Nurse consultation is a free Service from Choice Pharmacy, but make sure you hurry and make a booking as spaces are limited due to popular demand!
So what can a Baby Nurse help with?
A Baby Nurse can offer a range of invaluable assistance in caring for your newborn. They can assess your baby's weight and take measurements of length and head circumference, ensuring that your child's growth and development progress as expected. Additionally, Baby Nurses document these measurements in the Blue Book, helping you keep track of your baby's health milestones. They also provide essential guidance on breastfeeding, addressing concerns and ensuring a smooth nursing experience. For those who opt for bottle feeding, Baby Nurses can offer recommendations on formula selection and proper feeding techniques. Furthermore, these skilled professionals offer valuable support during the postpartum period, helping parents adjust to their new roles and responsibilities. They can also provide suggestions for introducing solid foods at the appropriate time and offer advice on managing teething discomfort when the time comes. Lastly, Baby Nurses may have access to complimentary samples or products that can be beneficial for both you and your baby. Overall, a Baby Nurse plays a crucial role in ensuring the well-being and development of your child while offering valuable support and guidance to new parents.
Laura, our Baby Health Nurse is a Paediatric Registered Nurse with over 30 years experience. She is also a mum to three. Laura understands the questions many new parents have when it comes to newborns. She also has several referral services that may be required; ie. Sleep consultant/ Breastfeeding consultant/ Physiotherapist etc.
You can book consultation appointments with her at the following stores: Box Hill on Mondays, Colebee on Tuesdays, North Kellyville on Wednesdays, and Eastern Creek on Thursdays. Laura is also happy to respond to emails or engage in conversations over the phone with parents who may not be able to visit the store in person.
Schedule an appointment with our baby nurse. To secure your preferred date and time for the appointment, please click the link below.