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Beauty treatments and breastfeeding | Australian Breastfeeding Association

Hair treatmentsHair treatments include hair colouring, hair curling (perms), hair bleaching and hair straightening (relaxers) agents. 

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Hair dye, pregnancy and breastfeeding: mum's checklist for safe use of hair treatments

Hair dye and pregnancy can go together, as can breastfeeding and hair treatments but new and expecting mums need to take special precautions when using dyes or other hair treatments. Minimising skin contact with hair dye and ensuring the area used is well ventilated are important measures. Use this checklist to ensure you’ve done what you can to minimise the risk of hair dye use in pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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Hair dye and pregnancy- all about hair treatments for pregnant women

Hair dye and other hair treatments are commonly used by women. However during pregnancy, many women wonder whether these strong chemicals might cause harm to their unborn baby. Get the low-down on what’s in hair dye and how it can affect your health and your pregnancy.

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Breastfeeding after breast surgery | Australian Breastfeeding Association

Most mothers who have had breast surgery such as breast reduction or breast augmentation (implants) can breastfeed, at least to some extent. One of the best first steps to take is to contact a breastfeeding counsellor or a lactation consultant well before the birth. Attending a Breastfeeding Education Class while pregnant can be helpful too. This can help to dispel some fears and also help to make a breastfeeding plan.

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Breastfeeding and nipple piercing | Australian Breastfeeding Association

When a woman, who has had her nipple(s) pierced, has a baby, often the question arises about how this will affect breastfeeding.

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Teens behaviour | Raising Children Network

Need help with teen behaviour? Here’s all you need on teenage behaviour – articles, videos and resources on risk-taking, fashion, alcohol, tattoos and more.

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Ear wax in children: what to do about it | Raising Children Network

Ear wax protects your child’s ear canal from water, infection and trauma. Ear wax build-up isn’t usually a problem, but see a GP if you’re concerned.

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Ear problems in children | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Ear problems, like earaches and glue ear, are common in children

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ACD A-Z of Skin - Café-au-lait Macules

A-Z OF SKIN Café-au-lait Macules BACK TO A-Z SEARCH What is it? Also known as … Cafe-au-lait Spots, Brown Birthmarks Café-au-lait macules (CALMs) are benign well-circumscribed, flat, uniformly light to dark brown spots with a characteristic ‘coffee-with-milk’ colour

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ACD A-Z of Skin - Infantile Haemangiomas

A-Z OF SKIN Infantile Haemangiomas BACK TO A-Z SEARCH What is it? Also known as…Strawberry Birthmarks What are Infantile Haemangiomas? Infantile haemangiomas are the most common benign growths of infancy and childhood, affecting 2

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