MOTHER & CHILD

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Hi, I’m Karen, owner, pharmacist and mum to Chelsea and Hayden. Having a child is life’s best rollercoaster. My team and I are here to ensure you have the right support to help you navigate the highs and lows of parenthood.

I know first hand how complicated life can be with young children to look after and sometimes you just need an understanding person to talk to. This is why we have a range of children’s health services available to suit many stages of your child’s health journey.

  • For the new baby, as well as providing a free Child Health Nurse at the clinic, we have created an innovative parenting program to prepare you for your new baby arrival.
  • Access to a Lactation Consultant
  • Communication with local health professionals
  • FREE SMS support program – MumAdvice
  • Connecting with other parents at the monthly Carers for Kids

“If only I knew” – Classes to prepare you for your first 3 months at home


Book Now for the Brisbane Central Class!

Spaces are limited – Saturday October 6, 8:30 am

Venue: TerryWhite Chemmart Head Office

50 Park Road, Milton, QLD 4064


It can be very daunting when you leave hospital and take your bundle of joy home for the first time. “If only I knew” Parenting Classes are designed to assist you to care and nurture your baby in the first 3 months of life and also how to care for your own physical and mental wellbeing. Designed to be attended during the last trimester of pregnancy, you will form a wonderful rapport with the health professionals involved ensuring your transition into parenthood is smooth as possible.

Classes will be held on First Saturday of the month from 8:30am till 1:30pm

$200 per couple (payment at time of booking) This includes take-home information, goodie bag, 10% off purchases* and morning tea.

 

This class consist of 4 presentations:

Midwife & Lactation Consultant – Kate Maynard

Kate is a Registered Nurse with experience in Paediatric Intensive Care, a Registered Midwife, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and a mother of three. Kate understands that transitioning into parenthood is challenging.

Kate will draw on her own personal and professional experience to provide practical and evidence based support for new parents who wish to breastfeed their babies. Kate will help you feel confident about what’s normal behaviour for your baby and discover how best to connect with and care for your baby to ensure a thriving, happy family unit.

Physiotherapist – Melissa Pearce

Melissa has 11 years of Physiotherapy experience working across 2 different countries.

With a special interest and expertise in Womens Health, Melissa is passionate about helping pregnant women to exercise and educating women on the importance of pelvic floor muscle exercises both pre and postnatally.

Melissa has undergone postgraduate training in the areas of pelvic floor rehabilitation for urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic pain, and ante and post natal exercise.  Melissa works at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and is a member of the Perineal Tear Working Committee.

Find out everything you need to know for the first 3 months following your birth from pelvic floor exercises to when to commence exercise and what type to information on abdominal separation.

Paramedic – Louise Budgen

Louise is a diploma qualified paramedic and currently serve as one of Samford’s team of volunteer first responders with the Queensland ambulance service. I am passionate about providing quality first aid learning experiences that leave participants feeling both confident and competent to respond to an emergency situation.

You will learn information in children’s health, first aid and safety and safe sleep techniques in a warm and friendly environment. The session aims to help you feel more confident and prepared in handling common childhood health issues and knowing what to do in an emergency.

Pharmacist – Karen Brown

Karen is the 2018 TerryWhite Chemmart Pharmacist of the Year and mother of two. Karen is passionate about assisting new parents navigate the rollercoaster ride that is parenting. Karen will discuss common presentations in pharmacy during the first few months including feeding, bowel motions, unsettled baby, skin conditions and medications. Karen will also advise on her top ten pharmacy essentials for new baby and new mum.


Book Now for the Brisbane Central Class!

Spaces are limited – Saturday October 6, 8:30 am

Venue: TerryWhite Chemmart Head Office

50 Park Road, Milton, QLD 4064

Child Health Nurse Clinic

We offer a FREE Child Health Clinic every Wednesday morning from 9am till 12 noon with our Child Health Nurse, Kate Maynard. Kate is a registered Midwife and Lactation Consultant with over ten years experience in Paediatric Intensive Care. Kate can assist with growth and development, breastfeeding, sleep and settling and overall parental wellbeing. No appointment is necessary.

Lactation Consultant – Kate Maynard

Kate Maynard also offers in home Lactation Consultant Appointments.

Please contact Kate directly on 0408786643 or visit her website www.thefourthtrimester.com.au for more information.

Charges may apply.

 


Like to book an appointment?

Let us know and we’ll contact you!

Carers for Kids Program

Free program for parents, carers and children aged 0-4 years. Held on the first Wednesday of every month from 9:30am till 11am at Samford Valley Community Church. There is a guest speaker every month. Morning tea, coffee, toys and babysitters are all provided to ensure a relaxing and informative morning and a great opportunity to meet other parents.

For more information and to keep updated with monthly guest speakers please follow our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/carersforkidssamford

MumAdvice SMS Program

We are with you on this journey of Parenthood. As part of our Free MumAdvice Program you will receive a text message every fortnight offering great tips, discounts on products you will need and links to health professionals that can assist you.

To register, please complete form below and note your due date in the comments section. Better still drop into the pharmacy and you will receive a free Mother to Be Goodie Bag as well!

TerryWhite Chemmart The Baby Diaries

For expecting and current mums alike, The Baby Diaries app un-complicates the way you keep track of bub’s feeding, sleeping, changing and milestone moments.

You can also store medical notes which are easily accessible whenever you need them.

You can even sync with other devices to securely send and receive photos and information; whether it’s from you to family and friends, or your bub’s babysitter/carer to you when you can’t be there so you don’t miss a moment.

Download the app today from the App Store or Google Play!

Extended Ranges

In addition to the standard ranges you would find in traditional pharmacies, we also stock a wide range of additional products that we know you will love as much as we do!

They include:

  • Love to Dream Swaddle Suits
  • SRC Pregnancy Recovery Shorts
  • Spectra Breast Pump
  • BBox Accessories
  • Babes in the Shade Swimwear
  • Toshi, Millymook and Dozer hats
  • Tiger Tribe educational range
  • Great range of baby gifts and accessories

Register Your Interest Today!

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