Mums & Bubs
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.
- 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
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.
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.
Carers for Kids Program
Free program for parents, carers and children aged 0-4 years. Held on the first Friday of every month from 9:30am till 11am at Samford CWA Hall. 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!
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!
- 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