Urgent Product Recall: Hylands Baby Teething Tablets and Nighttime Teething Tablets a “Serious Health Hazard”
Product Recall: Hylands
The Therapeutic Goods Administration via the ACCC has recalled Hylands Baby Teething Tablets and Nighttime Teething Tablets.  The popular homeopathic teething tablets, marketed for temporary relief of teething symptoms in children, have had all batches removed from shelves. The product is recalled due to inconsistencies in the amounts of belladonna alkaloids that may differ from the calculated amount on the products' labels. Belladonna represents a...
New South Wales Experiencing Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease Outbreak
Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease
NSW is in the grips of a hand, foot and mouth outbreak with The Health Department reporting ER's are experiencing a sharp increase in presentations with the disease.  The data from the NSW Communicable Diseases Weekly Report shows the highest numbers of HFMD since 2011 in children under five years. Whilst most media is reporting that cases are centralised in Western Sydney the March...
WIN: Play School Fans, Look Who’s Coming to Town and We’ve Got Tickets!
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Big news Play School fans! The next National Tour has been announced for Play School Concerts and it's sure to be a winner with mums and kids alike! The newly launched 'Prince of Bears' has begun their nationwide tour and we've got all the deets! Get your tickets now! If you've a little person that's a big, big Play School fan, take note! ...
Product Recall: Organix Finger Foods Baby Biscuits – Choking Hazard
Organix Finger Foods Baby Biscuits
Product Safety Australia via the ACCC has recalled Organix Finger Foods Baby Biscuits as they pose a choking risk to babies and children.  Distributed nationally via major supermarkets including Coles, Woolworths & some health food stores the product has been identified as crumbling and posing a potential choking hazard. Sold as suitable for infants 7 months and up, the recall applies to all...
Health Warning: Measles Outbreak Western Sydney + List of Places of Potential Exposure
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NSW Health has warned of a measles outbreak in Western Sydney announcing there are now 10 confirmed cases.  They today released a list of dates and places infectious people have been, asking people who think they may have been exposed to have a preventative injection. NSW Health are further urging people to be vaccinated fearing there could be many more cases in the next...
Five Week Old Fighting for Life After Parents Decline Routine Vitamin K Injection
Vitamin K Injection
A FIVE-WEEK-OLD baby is fighting for his life after a brain haemorrhage. His parents had declined a routine vitamin K shot given to all newborns.  The baby presented to Lismore base hospital last week with bleeding on the brain. He was later transferred to Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in Brisbane. If the baby survives, he will likely be severely disabled. The...
Parent Warning: Peppa Videos Online with Sinister Motives
Peppa Movie Warnings
Warning: Peppa Videos Online have sparked a BBC investigation finding many YouTube clips of the piggy can turn dark with distressing and damaging storylines. Thousands of videos on YouTube look like versions of popular cartoons but contain disturbing and inappropriate content not suitable for children. The BBC research called ‘Is your child watching fake cartoons' revealed that there a hundreds of spoof versions...
25 Hilarious Photos of Unattended Children Being Naughty AF
You know the type of pictures we're talking about. The ones where it's hilarious because it wasn't your child, your couch, your car, your home...  Well, yep. Here's 25 of the most horrifying images we've seen online proving if your house is very, very quiet someone's likely up to no good. Never assume silence is golden. Silence is a nature's...
Breaking News: DIY Pregnancy Tests Withdrawn From Sale in Australia
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Almost half the home DIY pregnancy tests available in Australia have been pulled from the market today after pregnant women received negative results using the kits. The Australian Therapeutic Good Administration (TGA) has conducted a sweeping review of the DIY testing kits to ensure they meet sensitivity claims. The result is drastic with many lines being pulled from retailer's shelves. Of...
Musical.ly App Security: Man Posed as Bieber to Groom Eight Year Old Girl Online
Musical.ly App security should be of concern to all parents. A Melbourne mother has revealed the horrifying moment she witnessed her 8-year-old daughter being groomed by an online predator — who was posing as Justin Bieber. Via News.com.au: Alicia Bellette of Essendon has shared how she was with her daughter Charli, when four message notifications from ‘The Real Justin Bieber’ popped up on her iPad. The...