With a growing list of over 500 easy-to-read pregnancy, parenting and family health articles by our team of experts, Well Adjusted is a wonderful resource — helping to guide families to greater health and well-being...


Is my baby getting enough milk?

Is my baby getting enough milk? This common concern for mothers will often result in feelings worry and inadequacy – especially for a first time mum when you are still learning the ropes and how on earth you read your baby’s signs and cues. It can certainly be a daunting time but it need not…

Best Methods for Tackling Mastitis

There is no simpler way to put it, mastitis is just plain nasty! The painful symptoms can make it difficult to feed your baby, which can be stressful, as well as physically and emotionally draining for mum especially during the early days when you are adjusting to your new life as a parent. To address…

Newborns: "Should My Baby’s Poo Be Green?"

I am often asked about poo habits. It’s NOT the most glamorous part of my work I’ll admit but hey, discussing bowel habits (what’s healthy and what’s not) IS important for all members of the family…Does your four-year-old child or forty-year-old partner know how often they should be pooing each day and what constitutes a…

“Poo Tips” For Adults & Children

Have you ever wondered how often you should poo, or if your poo was healthy? Okay, after we get passed the awkwardness of this topic most of us would admit we are a little intrigued, and it’s important to remember that how often we use our bowels and what our poo looks like tells us…

Introducing Your Baby to Solids

With so many questioning parents looking to ensure the health of their infants, and wondering when they should introduce solids I thought I would share some information to help guide you. I would also love for you to watch the interview I did back in 2012 on The Circle, where I discuss how to introduce…

Which Foods When – Fermented Rice Cereals!

Lots parents feel urgent to start their babies on rice formula as their first food. I’d encourage you to have a read of my Which Foods When eBook (an extracted chapter from Well Adjusted Babies – Second Edition) where I discuss the benefits of starting with certain fruits, vegetables, fats and proteins prior to grains….

Jen’s Creamy Broccoli Soup – fabulous for winter!

Have you ever wondered what to do with the stems of broccoli? Don’t throw them out — they contain oodles of nutrients including potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, beta-carotene and vitamin A — they have enormous cancer-fighting power… Like cabbage, this family of vegetables are turning heads with their capacity to neutralise and inhibit carcinogens and are…

Got Candida? Most people do.

I was at a function the other night and I got into conversation with a girlfriend who was complaining that she couldn’t drink alcohol. She was then quick to tell me that she wasn’t drinking because she was on a particular drug. Curious, I asked her what was happening? She sighed, poured herself another lemonade,…

Tackling CANDIDA

HOW CAN I CONTROL CANDIDA AND RE-BALANCE MY BODY? There is no denying Candida is very difficult to control and it requires great commitment and patience. Candida thrives on sugar and refined carbohydrates, however if you stay light-hearted and focused, with time you can conquer this imbalance. Heck you might even shed a few kilos…

Will My Breastfed Baby Be Affected By What I Eat And Drink?

Yep it’s true a mother’s milk will pass all consumed substances through to her child. Obviously this can be either advantageous or detrimental depending upon the mother’s awareness and her lifestyle habits. DETRIMENTAL SUBSTANCES INCLUDE: Alcohol, caffeine, recreational drugs and prescription and over-the-counter medications all pass through breast milk through to our baby’s. These substances…