06 – Unsettled babies, colic and how to know if what your baby is experiencing is “normal” with developmental paediatrician Dr Billy Garvey

this week we had the privilege of speaking with the incredible dr billy garvey.Billy is a developmental paediatrician with nearly 20 years experience working with children in a number of settings. His clinical and research interests include child development and mental health, multidisciplinary collaboration, improving health literacy and promoting community engagement to support all families. Billy holds clinical, advocacy and research roles in government and not-for-profit organizations at a national, state and local level. He is currently undertaking a PhD piloting a model to support child emotional and behavioural development in primary schools and is a Churchill Fellow exploring how social media can be used to support parenting. He is also the co-founder and co-host of an excellent podcast – Pop Culture Parenting, which aims support child development and wellbeing using evidence in a meaningful, fun and realistic way. Definitely check it out!In this podcast we chat to Billy about:The most common concerns that parents have about their newbornsWhat is a “normal” amount of fussing or cryingRed flags that something more serious might be going on with your babyWhat is colic and what are the most common underlying causesPractical tips for supporting both babies and families through this challenging and stressful timeMaternal diet and whether that can play a contributing roleand more!Dr Billy is an absolute wealth of knowledge is so generous with his wisdom. He also shares so much that can benefits families with children of all ages and stages – we highly recommend you tune in!You can connect with Billy on Instagram as well as on his podcast (which you can listen to HERE)Listen to episode 6 HEREDo you have an unsettled baby? Our highly skilled team of practitioners can support you through our online clinic which you can find out more about HERE. Today’s episode was brought to you by Le Puree. Le Puree offer a range of nutrient-dense purees and finger foods, made-fresh and delivered to your door for your bubs & cubs! Paediatrician approved and filled with delicious flavour-rich ingredients – creating healthy habits from day one in the first 1000 days of life. Use the code BTF10 for $10 off your order – and don’t forget to check out the Boob to Food X Le Puree Collaboration for Luka’s favourite recipes and high iron meals, perfect for your baby (and mum’s too!). Visit lepuree.com.au to place your order today.Follow us on instagram @boobtofood to stay up to date with all the podcast news, recipes and other content that we bring to help make meal times and family life easier.

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