Entries by House Call Doctor

10 things parents should remember about swimming this summer

Are your little ones begging to go swimming now that summer is here? Earlier this year, new research showed swimming pools (including home, public, hotel and portable pools) were the number one location for children drowning between the age of 0-4 years. Of the 29 drowning deaths in children aged 0-4 years last financial year, […]

Are smartphones keeping your family awake?

Most parents would agree that a quality night’s sleep is crucial, both for yourself and your child. If your family experiences a poor night’s sleep, it can throw off your entire routine. Unfortunately, new studies show the prevalence of smartphones and other devices are keeping families awake. According to a recent study from King’s College […]