Writers: Paula Skelton

Paula Skelton

Paula Skelton is a qualified NZ nurse and midwife, a midwifery & childbirth educator and the mum of three lovely girls.

Iron and women’s health

nonhaemiron200

Many women in New Zealand do not get enough iron in their diet. Read about why women’s health depends upon regular intake of iron rich foods.

Continue reading »

Cervical smear

Cervical smear

Find out what a cervical smear is all about – who should have cervical smears and why they are recommended.

Continue reading »

Breast self-examination

Breast self-examination

Breast self examination is recommended to all women over 20, every month. Read on to find guidelines on how to effectively do a breast self examination. Continue reading »

Influenza

What is the flu

This article on influenza – or flu as it is commonly known – explains the common symptoms of flu and how to care for your afflicted child. Continue reading »

Eating to Build Immunity

Eating to build Immunity

Building immunity is vital as we are all more susceptible to colds and flu in the winter – building your immunity can help you to stay well.

Continue reading »

Hypnotherapy

hypnotherapy

When can hypnotherapy help my family and what are the benefits of hypnotherapy? Continue reading »

Sexual education and emotions

Sexual education and emotions

This article discusses the emotions that surround sexual behaviour and relationships and including them in sexuality education for children and teenagers. Continue reading »

Sex education – the practicalities

sexeducation250

What sex education do children and teenagers need and when? Sex education is a very emotive topic, but we also need to deal with the practicalities. Continue reading »

Sex education – an introduction

Sex education – an introduction

When is the right time for parents to start sex education with their children? This article discusses attitudes and styles of sex education for kids. Continue reading »

Men and prostate glands

Men and prostate glands

Men need to know about prostate glands. This article explains the function of prostate glands and its importance to men’s health.

Continue reading »

Welcome to Kiwi Families

We bring thousands of families together to learn from each other.

Join a community raising great kids: