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Helping kids break bad habits; Tips and Strategies

Helping kids break bad habits

Positive Parenting Strategies - Habit breaking help for kids who can't quit. Do your kids drive you crazy with frustrating habits like thumb sucking, hair pulling, nail biting or nose picking? Lots of children have habits, especially during the kindergarten years and usually involving touching

Probiotic interventions in infantile colic - Review: Valerie Sung

Review: Probiotic interventions in infantile colic

Latest Publication: Probiotic interventions in infantile colic in Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care, Dr Valerie Sung, May 2015 Purpose of review Up until 2014, the use of probiotics in infantile colic has shown promise. However, the past year has seen the publication of controversial results

General Paediatricians at Melbourne Paediatric Specialists

Spotlight On: Our General Paediatricians

Meet four of our highly experienced General Paediatric, Developmental & Behavioural Paediatricians who have commenced private consulting at Melbourne Paediatric Specialists in February 2015. Dr Valerie Sung, Dr Shaamini Lokuge-Hayes, A/Prof Michael Marks and Dr Rick Jarman. These paediatricians also have senior staff appointments at the Royal Children’s Hospital

Research Video: Do probiotics help treat infants with colic?

Dr Valerie Sung explains her latest study which shows that probiotics are ineffective in treating infant colic. The study, which was published in the British Medical Journal in April 2014, is the largest and most rigorous trial to date to show the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri, is