Find health, well-being and lifestyle resources that are updated regularly. These resources cover a wide range of health topics to keep you informed and on top of your health.
How to settle your baby
For the first three months, newborns spend the majority of their time sleeping or feeding. They’ll have short periods of alertness as they adjust to life outside your womb.
Investigating a potential treatment for memory decline in the comfort of your own home
Brain stimulation may sound futuristic, but the effects of this technique on the human brain have been investigated since the early 1980’s.
Tonsillitis in children
Sore throats are common for children, and depending on the cause, they can be fleeting and mild or persistent and severe. So when is a sore throat considered tonsillitis or “strep throat”? And when should you take your child to a GP or hospital?
How to layer your baby for winter | sleep & outside
Learn the importance of layering your babies’ clothing in winter. Find out how to layer your baby for sleep and outdoors with Purebaby.
Supporting each other after bub has arrived
The birth of your baby is an enormous event, not just for you, but for your partner too.
How to change a nappy
Chances are you’ll be doing this a lot in the next couple of years, so we thought we’d help you with a few tips!
Diarrhoea and vomiting
It can be awful to watch your child vomit or struggle with diarrhoea, or both! Depending on their age and how long it persists for, you may need to seek medical attention. Here’s a quick guide for surviving tummy troubles.
How to express milk
There are many ways to hand express, and with practice hand expressing gets easier. Our midwives will help you learn.
Asthma in children
About one in four children are diagnosed with asthma at some stage and it can strike at unpredictable times. Here’s what you need to know about signs of asthma, triggers for it, diagnosis, and what to do during an asthma attack.
Eating healthy when you’re staying home
For those of us that are practicing social distancing measures and are limiting our frequency of grocery trips, nutrition still plays an important part in maintaining our health. So how can we continue to eat well when fresh produce has a shelf life of a few days or, at most, a week?
Mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19
In times of uncertainty, many of us feel anxious, scared or overwhelmed. It’s important to try and alleviate some of these feelings, so it doesn’t affect your everyday life. The Epworth Clinic mental health team have put together some tips to take care of your mental health and wellbeing during this time.
Pain in the heel? It could be plantar fasciitis
Heel pain is commonly caused by plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the thick tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot.
Early days with a newborn
Every pregnancy is different. The time that it takes you and your body to recover from giving birth will differ from mother to mother – even from one birth to another.
What are fibroids and how are they treated?
In this article, Epworth Richmond gynaecologist A/Prof Alex Ades, an experienced specialist Gynaecologist and minimally invasive surgeon in Melbourne, explains what Fibroids are, how they are diagnosed and what treatments are available.
Tennis elbow - not just for athletes
Don’t let the name deceive you, you don’t have to be smashing serves & slicing forehands to find yourself with tennis elbow.
How to help your body recover post-Cesarean
After a Cesarean delivery, it’s important to take time to recover, heal, and listen to your body.
Staying healthy at work
Being stressed and exhausted over a long period of time can easily lead to being burnt out, especially at work. Here’s some ways to beat the burnout!
Healing after a traumatic event
This summer has seen an unprecedented natural disaster throughout Australia. We have all bared witness to images, reports and family and friends effected by the bushfires. These are moments in history that we will never forget as a community but sometimes these moments can impact us in a more intrusive way.