Tuesday 17 August 2021

I’m up late, and it’s not because of the two research articles I’ve been working on madly for weeks and which I’d hoped to finish today but haven’t.

Saturday 16 June 2018
At the Possums Clinic over the past three years you often came to see me at a time when ...
Saturday 12 March 2016
Classic tongue-tie has been overlooked and left untreated for decades. The work of tongue-tie and lip-tie activists in Australia, the USA, and UK today has four positive outcomes. Their work has highlighted the importance of:
  1. Prompt frenotomy for a classic tongue-tie;
Saturday 12 March 2016
New parents often receive a great deal of conflicting advice from health professionals they like and trust.
Wednesday 27 January 2016

A lot of effort has gone into establishing the marvellous health benefits of human milk over the past half century, but that doesn’t help those many women who are unable to transfer the milk from their breasts into their babies without pain.

Saturday 5 December 2015
The baby who cries and fusses is a complex, if common, problem in the first few months after the birth.
Tuesday 1 December 2015
As GPs, breastfeeding women often express concern to us about their milk supply.
Tuesday 24 November 2015
Babies experience two kinds of hungers: the hunger for milk, and the hunger for sensory experience.
Tuesday 10 November 2015

Life after birth is seriously out of sync for many families in the West.

Tuesday 3 November 2015

Today the ravages of childbearing no longer define our lives, but this safety has come at a cost.