Travel Health


Naturopathic Travel Advice

Natural remedies for travel ailments

Marisa Camilleri is a Naturopath who has been practicing for 10 years, she is also new mum to a beautiful baby girl. We tracked Marisa down at her practice ‘Melbourne Naturopathic Wellness’ for a chat on Natural remedies for common travel ailments and she had these great tips for us.

Travel Health for Children While Overseas

Dr Brian Gilbert of Travel-bug Vaccination Clinic in Adelaide has kindly prepared the following information to help us keep our kids healthy while away from home.

While overseas keep children away from animals, especially dogs and monkeys (these carry rabies). Take care with power plugs, motorcycle exhaust pipes (Asia), wires, balconies, crossing roads, oceans and swimming pools. Ensure children are restrained when travelling in cars and never leave them unattended. Care with babysitters is recommended.

Common problems while away:

Travel Health Pre-trip Planning and Preparation

Dr Brian Gilbert of Travel-bug Vaccination Clinic in Adelaide has kindly prepared the following information to help us get ourselves and our children ready emotionally and medically for international travel with kids.

Although it can be somewhat exhausting, travelling with children can also be a very rewarding experience. Planning ahead can make a big difference when it comes to making the trip enjoyable.

Breastfeeding Tips for Travel

Pinky McKay is an internationally board certified lactation consultant, author of 5 books including Sleeping Like a Baby, 100 Ways to Calm the Crying and Toddler Tactics and is mum to 5 children. She is also a popular media guest and regular columnist for Practical Parenting magazine.

Pinky kindly took time out of her hectic schedule to share the following advice with us on breastfeeding during travel.