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  • Elevit Iodine Pregnancy 100 Tablets

    $89.99 $82.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • As a mother I chose to take Elevit with Iodine as it is formulated to provide the mother and baby with the best possible nutritional support alongside a well balanced diet 
    • It contains Iodine which has been scientifically shown to reduce the chance of neural tube defects such as Spina Bifida and is formulated in a convenient one-a-day tablet designed to be taken throughout the pregnancy period 
    • Pregnant women also have a higher chance of becoming iron deficient and therefore Elevit additionally contains iron to supplement this
    • Take this product during the pregnancy term and then switch to Elevit Breastfeeding once baby is born to continue to provide added nutrition in addition to a well balanced diet
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  • Omron Ear Thermometer

    $103.99 $99.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • The Omron ear thermometer offers fast, safe and accurate temperature measurements for the whole family
    • It takes the temperature reading in 1 second as opposed to the digital thermometer which can take 10 – 20 seconds to make a reading
    • Accurate to +/- 0.2℃
    • We recommend taking your child to the doctor if they are under 3 months old and have a temperature of 38℃ or higher, or still have a high fever after 24 hours of taking paracetamol 4x daily
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  • Daktozin Nappy Rash Ointment 90g

    $18.99 $17.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Daktozin nappy rash ointment contains two active ingredients, the antifungal Miconazole and also Zinc oxide which acts as a barrier
    • Pat dry the affected areas and liberally apply the ointment at least twice daily
    • It is important to continue applying Daktozin for 7 days after the condition has improved to make sure the fungal infection has resolved
    • An ointment is thicker than a cream and therefore it’s a perfect product to use between the legs or in the creases of the buttocks as it won’t rub off easily
    • SAFE to use during pregnancy on yourself as a barrier cream
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  • Hydrogel Breast Discs 12 pack

    $19.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Hydrogel Breast Discs helps women minimise their nipple irritation, allowing them to continue breastfeeding
    • The discs keep the nipple area dry, restoring the skins natural moisture and also helps to absorb any nipple leakage
    • They are individually wrapped, hygienically sealed and the polymers in the material are safe and non-toxic for you and your baby
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  • Colic Calm Gripewater 60mL

    $45.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Colic Calm is a homeopathic medicine and is one of my recommended products for treating infant wind, colic or an upset stomach
    • The bottle should be shaken before use and is fast acting and great tasting 
    • The all-natural ingredients are not only soothing on the babies stomach but also help the wind to come together and then the baby passes wind
    • The solution is darkly coloured so be careful it doesn’t spill onto fabrics or furniture
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  • Combantrin De-Worming Chocolate Squares 24s

    $29.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • It is important to treat everyone in the family for worms, even if some people aren’t showing any symptoms
    • The chocolate squares are easy to give to children as they are chewable and taste great
    • Worms are generally caused by poor hand hygiene so make sure to get your children (and partner) to thoroughly wash their hands, especially before eating, as worms are transferred through the faecal-oral route
    • We additionally recommend that all bedding is removed and given a hot wash
    • Sometimes we find that you will need to repeat the course 2 weeks after the first dose, this is because any eggs remaining in the gut can hatch a little while later
    • NOT to be taken in pregnancy or breastfeeding, unless recommended by a doctor
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  • Cetaphil Moisturising Lotion 500mL

    $28.99

    Andrew’s counselling tips:

    • Cetaphil is a brand of moisturiser which is lanolin, paraben and fragrance free
    • It can be used as often as you want on dry sensitive skin and is non-greasy, therefore making it suitable to use after shaving
    • Sometimes my skin dries out especially if I get too much sun, but Cetaphil instantly hydrates the skin so it’s a great product to use for sunburn
    • It is recommended by dermatologists for use on the face, body and is suitable for babies
    • The product is also non-comedogenic meaning it won’t block your pores
    • SAFE to use in pregnancy or breastfeeding
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  • Dermasoft Soap Substitute 500mL

    $22.99

    Andrew’s counselling tips:

    • Dermasoft is a ‘soap free’ formulation that doesn’t contain any sodium lauryl sulphate and therefore doesn’t irritate or dry out the skin like some soaps
    • It is a gentle everyday cleanser that is suitable for use on the body, scalp, face and hands and can be used from any age including infants and babies
    • People who suffer from dermatitis, acne, eczema or dry skin may find that soap aggravates their condition and this is where Dermasoft could be the perfect substitute
    • The lightly foaming liquid has a pH which helps to preserve the natural protective barrier on the skin
    • Includes lactic acid to help promote exfoliation, is fragrance free and contains no colouring or propylene glycol
    • SAFE to use in pregnancy or breastfeeding
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  • De-Worm Tablets 6s

    $16.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • It is important to treat everyone in the family for worms, even if some people aren’t showing any symptoms
    • The De-Worm tablets can be swallowed whole, chewed or crushed into a teaspoon of food
    • Worms are generally caused by poor hand hygiene so make sure to get your children (and partner) to thoroughly wash their hands, especially before eating, as worms are transferred through the faecal-oral route
    • We additionally recommend that all bedding is removed and given a hot wash
    • Sometimes we find that you will need to repeat the course 2 weeks after the first dose, this is because any eggs remaining in the gut can hatch a little while later
    • NOT to be taken in pregnancy or breastfeeding, unless recommended by a doctor
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  • Thompsons Animals Junior Immunofort 90 Tablets

    $32.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Thompsons Junior Immunofort is one of my favourite immunity products for children and teens as it contains a blend of vitamins and minerals which helps boost their immune system
    • It’s a great pick me up for children who are rundown during the winter months and can be used in conjunction with products like Kiwiherb, Prospan, Paracetamol and Nurofen to help give children a boost when they are unwell
    • Immunofort can also be used as a little nutritional top-up for children who are fussy eaters
    • My children are sceptical when it comes to multivitamins, but they love these because they taste great
    • No added gluten, lactose, nuts, shellfish, dairy, egg, fish, soy and is vegetarian and vegan friendly
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  • Radiance Kids Gummies Immune 60s

    $17.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Radiance Kids Immune Gummies are one of my favourite brands of children’s multivitamins as they are 99% sugar free and have a delicious raspberry flavour
    • These gummies provide children with the essential nutrients to boost the immune system such as Vitamin C and Zinc, helping them to get better quicker
    • Immune gummies also have black elderberry and honey to help provide additional immune support
    • Places such as preschool and schools can sometimes be a breeding ground for winter ills and chills and therefore an immune booster such as Radiance Gummies is just the thing your child needs to keep them healthy all year round
    • They come in a once-daily dosage and contain no dairy, artificial colours, flavours or sweeteners
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  • Menevit Male Fertility 90 Capsules

    $89.99

    Andrew’s counselling tips:

    • Menevit is a supplement designed to be taken by men during the time your partner is trying to get pregnant
    • Menevit is specifically formulated to help promote sperm health and mobility so that your partner has a greater chance of a successful pregnancy
    • It contains antioxidants, lycopene, selenium, zinc and garlic which all help to boost the immune system and sperm production
    • It is best to start taking this product once daily for at least 90 days before your partner hopes to become pregnant
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  • Radiance Kids Gummies Probiotic 45s

    $15.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Radiance Kids Probiotic Gummies are one of my favourite brands of children’s multivitamins as they are 99% sugar free and have a delicious raspberry flavour
    • Sometimes when children take antibiotics they kill not only the bad bacteria but also all the good bacteria
    • This can make children prone to an upset tummy, becoming rundown and recurrent infections – that’s why I always recommend having a probiotic to give your child when they take antibiotics
    • They contain a probiotic strain of bacteria which is known to support a healthy gut microflora so that children have gut and bowel regularity and help your child get better faster
    • They come in a once-daily dosage and contain no gluten, dairy, artificial colours, flavours or sweeteners
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  • Elevit Breastfeeding 60 Capsules

    $53.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Breastfeeding is a nutritionally demanding time where increased nutrient levels are required to support you and your babies needs
    • As a mother I chose to take Elevit Breastfeeding as it is a convenient one-a-day tablet designed to be taken throughout the breastfeeding period
    • It is formulated to provide the mother and baby with the best possible nutritional support alongside a well balanced diet
    • During the pregnancy term try taking Elevit Iodine Pregnancy and then switch to this product once baby is born
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  • Sudocrem 250g

    $28.99

    Andrew’s counselling tips:

    • Sudocrem is a fantastic product to treat painful conditions such as chafing or surf rash
    • I find that applying the product liberally under your boardies helps to stop the area drying out so the rash doesn’t get any worse and the zinc oxide acts as a barrier so that no water or bacteria can get in
    • It’s a great product to take travelling if you’re going in the water for long periods of time such as diving or swimming, if you’re out tramping in the bush or carrying a backpack on your back in warm humid weather
    • Sudocrem can also be used for nappy rash on babies and pressure sores in the elderly
    • Dry the affected area with a towel and apply twice daily and continue for 48 hours after the condition has cleared
    • SAFE to use in pregnancy or breastfeeding
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  • Medela Purelan Lanolin 7g

    $14.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • As a mother, we breastfeed our babies to provide them with maternal antibodies which help to improve their immunity and to enhance our maternal bond with our baby
    • However, sometimes our nipples can become irritated due to frequent feeds and Medela Lanolin not only helps to protect, but also soothes sore nipples
    • Medela creates a moisture barrier for the skin, promoting skin hydration and repair
    • It can help to heal cracked, dry and grazed nipples and replenishes the skins natural moisture after periods of prolonged suckling
    • It is hypoallergenic and there is no need to rub it off before baby feeds
    • SAFE to use in pregnancy or breastfeeding
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  • Parasidose Extra Strength Combo Pack 200mL + 100mL

    $33.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • There are lots of different head lice products available – some natural, some medicated and different parents prefer certain brands over others 
    • There isn’t a better or worse product, it’s just good to find a product that suits your family
    • The combo pack includes everything you need in one kit (shampoo, shower cap, repellant and comb)
    • The shower cap makes sure the powerful shampoo has a long contact time with the hair and the comb is essential for getting rid of dead lice and their eggs 
    • The lice repellent is a useful prophylactic if you’re worried about your child becoming reinfected
    • The solution is reasonably potent so some may find that they have a mild allergic reaction to it (especially if it is their first time), if this occurs discontinue use
    • Not to be used in children under 3 unless on medical advice
    • If contact with eyes or nose occurs rinse thoroughly with fresh water
    • NOT to be used in pregnancy or breastfeeding
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  • Fess Little Noses Saline Drops 25mL

    $16.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Fess Little Noses is a fantastic product I like to use whenever my children have a blocked or runny nose
    • This product is non-medicated so it is safe to use from any age, as often as you want
    • It works by thinning and loosening mucus and moisturising the nasal passages
    • The solution is alcohol free, preservative free and therefore is extremely gentle on babies delicate noses
    • SAFE to use in pregnancy or breastfeeding
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  • Nurofen 100mg/5mL 200 mL Strawberry Suspension

    $23.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • As a Mum, I find Ibuprofen (Nurofen) really useful treating my children’s aches and pains
    • Ibuprofen dosage in children is based on BODY WEIGHT, not on age – therefore at checkout let us know how much your child weigh’s and we will work out a dose specific for them
    • Also at checkout let us know if you want a FREE 10mL syringe with your bottle of Nurofen
    • Keep to the recommended dose, do not exceed 3 doses over the day, give the medication with food
    • Shake the suspension before use so that you get the most uniform dose consistency
    • Nurofen can be given alongside Paracetamol/Pamol
    • Suspension is alcohol free, sugar free and colour free
    • NOT to be taken in pregnancy or breastfeeding
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  • GO Healthy Vita-C Kids 260mg Orange 60 Tablets

    $9.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • GO Healthy Vita-C is a delicious vitamin C supplement for your kids when they have a cold and you’re wanting to help reduce the severity and duration of the symptoms
    • It’s a great pick me up for children who are rundown during the winter months and can be used in conjunction with things like Prospan, Paracetamol and Nurofen to help give them a boost when they are sick
    • My kids are always sceptical when it comes to chewable vitamin C tablets but they love these because they taste great
    • No added wheat, gluten, yeast, milk or preservatives
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  • GO Healthy Vita-C Kids 260mg Blackcurrant 60 Tablets

    $9.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • GO Healthy Vita-C is a delicious vitamin C supplement for your kids when they have a cold and you’re wanting to help reduce the severity and duration of the symptoms
    • It’s a great pick me up for children who are rundown during the winter months and can be used in conjunction with things like Prospan, Paracetamol and Nurofen to help give them a boost when they are sick
    • My kids are always sceptical when it comes to chewable vitamin C tablets but they love these because they taste great
    • No added wheat, gluten, yeast, milk or preservatives
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