Don’t Look Back!

By |August 27th, 2013|

What would you say to people who regret some decisions they made with babies in years gone past? There is so much emphasis in getting these early years of parenting right. Is the ‘1000 days ‘ theory of any merit? We all learn so much through this parenting game, it’s easy to find oneself looking backwards and saying ‘ I wish I could have my time again.'”

A  As they say “It is, what it is”. We all wish we could re-run our children’s early years to be more in line with modern thought. For instance, My […]

Is it Reflux?… or Not.

By |August 24th, 2013|

Hi Dr Chilton,
My 8 week old daughter is very unsettled and I believe she has reflux. I also have a 2yo and 4yo so know that all babies cry and they are all different. After a number of weeks of closely observing my baby (who is in the bed with me at night) I am sure she is in pain after feeds and being woken up by pain. My GP is very supportive and we have started her on Losec. I saw our paediatrician today (who I will never see again) and he said she has reflux (based on crusty […]

A message about sugar

By |August 23rd, 2013|

MMy 10-month baby goes to childcare and I have realised they give him jam sandwiches. I dont give him any sugar at home (apart from natural fruit…) so I was a bit shocked. What are your thoughts on the whole sugar issue?

NNot everyone has received the news about sugar and considering that just about every comfort food we have is loaded with it, it’s going to be a while before the low-sugar story becomes mainstream, I’m afraid.

Nevertheless I think you should have a quiet word with the childcare, and perhaps send him with his own food. Jam sandwiches […]