Paula Skelton is a qualified NZ nurse and midwife, a midwifery & childbirth educator and the mum of three lovely girls.
Writers: Paula Skelton
A guide for parents about sleep needs and expectations for your baby, toddler, young child, & teenagersÂ - about naps, sleep habits, overcoming sleep problems, & sleep tips.
There are a range of nocturnal activities which are equally scary for both children and their parents; these include nightmares, night terrors and sleep walking. We provide below an overview of causes, signs and symptoms in children.
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Night time wetting is one of those problems talked about frequently when it relates to toddlers but rarely when it comes to school age children and even less when itâ€™s a teenage issue. Continue reading »
Â This article Teenagers and Birth explains some of the issues that are common amongst teenagers when they are at the end of pregnancy or giving birth. Continue reading »
This article looks at teenagers & pregnancy and provides advice for teenagers on how to care for themselves and their babies during pregnancy. Continue reading »
This article informs teenagers about contraception and explains their rights, options and which types of contraception are most suitable for teenagers. Continue reading »
When should mums and daughters talk about periods, what advice should we give them and how can we do this effectively?Â Continue reading »
This article discusses the menopause or change of life and examines what the menopause means to womenÂ and their families.