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Dr Kyla’s Colleagues

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Jemma Weidinger

Master of Nursing
(Nurse Practitioner)

I see babies and children with eczema up to  16 years of age.

No referral is needed

I am a registered nurse and nurse practitioner. I have postgraduate studies in child health and allergy nursing and a Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner). I have over  20 years of experience in healthcare, most of this working with children. I have worked for many years at Princess Margaret Hospital for  Children in Perth (now Perth Children’s  Hospital) and have also worked in children’s hospitals in New South Wales and Victoria. I  have worked in a variety of roles in various clinical settings including nurse practitioner,  clinical nurse specialist, clinical nurse including research and staff development nurse. My work interests include eczema and allergy in children, parent support, education and research. I work as a nurse practitioner  in the Department of Dermatology,  

Immunology and Allergy at Perth Children’s  Hospital. My role includes seeing and  treating children with eczema, establishing a  new rapid eczema allergy support service for  infants and young children at Perth  

Children’s Hospital and developing eczema resources to educate and support parents as well as health professionals. I also work as an eczema nurse practitioner at Children’s  Eczema Care.

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Penny Blunden

Paediatric Registered Nurse
with a Masters of Advanced Practice Nursing

I offer education sessions, an online course and multiple digital resources.

No referral is needed

People come to me to be delivered education with empathy. To learn how to be confident in troubleshooting and navigating your way through inevitable bouts of sickness in children.

As a Paeds RN and Mum to two young boys, I understand how much sick kids can impact the whole family unit. And to make matters worse, there is nowhere for parents to access ongoing, evidence-based, pre-emptive education about inevitable sicknesses in little ones. The fevers. The snotty noses. The rashes. Sick Happens provides support and education to help parents gain confidence in handling this normal unfortunate aspect of parenting.

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Dr Andrew Leech

Kids GP

I offer advice and reassurance on a wide range of health problems (no question is too silly!)

No referral is needed

I am a GP who has sub-specialised in kids health - I love dealing with all aspects of paediatrics from physical to psychological health and wellbeing. I also offer check ups and preventative healthcare such as development checks, immunisations.

I also enjoy health promotion with podcasting and youtube videos.

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Susie Prout

Registered Midwife - International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Susie works with women at all stages of their breastfeeding journeys.

No referral is needed

Susie runs a private lactation consultancy business providing home visits to the Perth metropolitan area. She also runs an online Breastfeeding Education program called Susie's Breastfeeding Success Program.

The program is perfect for pregnant ladies or new breastfeeding mums who would like to learn the steps to breastfeeding with ease and without the overwhelm. Susie founded the Australian Breastfeeding Podcast - a free breastfeeding information podcast.

She works with women on everything from breastfeeding education in pregnancy, through to lactation consultations for low milk supply, baby latch / attachment issues, mastitis, recurrent infections, reflux, premature babies, multiples, breast and bottle refusal, weaning and going back to work and more.

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Nicole Pates

Educational / Developmental Psychologist

I see kids of all ages for a wide range of things, work a lot with babies.

No referral is needed.

Nicole is an Australian Physio Association Titled Paediatric Physio, a mum of 2 and the founder and director at Western Kids Health. Nicole believes in empowering parents through purposeful play and accurate motor development information.

She works on gross motor delay/concerns, flat heads (plagiocephaly), torticollis (tight necks) packaging disorders (tightness or asymmetries from being in the womb) and asymmetrical movement patterns (like turning one foot out while walking)

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Jess Chrystal

Educational / Developmental Psychologist

People see me for individual counselling for developmental disorders and mental health difficulties, Family and parent support for children of all ages.

Clients can get the Mental Health Care Plan which allows them up to 10 sessions that can be rebatable through medicare - however this is not imperative and sessions can be booked in privately.

Jess is an endorsed Educational & Developmental Psychologist with over 10 years of experience in her field. She completed her Masters in Educational / Developmental Psychology at Monash University in Melbourne & currently works part-time at Mini Minds Child and Adolescent Health.

She has had extensive experience in the areas of autism, learning difficulties, attention & concentration difficulties, & challenging behaviours. Jess uses an evidence-based approach to assessment & therapy, & is committed to helping children discover their hidden talents, developing greater confidence, draw upon their inner strength & discover their full potential. Jess is also passionate about working with parents and families to help them create an environment facilitating mental wellbeing, healthy development and stronger relationships.

Away from work, Jess is busy being a mother to 3 beautiful children. In her spare time, she enjoys doing yoga, keeping fit & spending quality time with friends and family.

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Jenna Gore

Sleep Science Consultant

Baby, toddler and child sleep challenges

No referral is needed.

Sleep Science Guru
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p. 0410 295 827
i. @sleep.science
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The Sleep Science mission is to encourage, educate and empower parents to improve their child's sleep so that they can reclaim the joy of parenthood. We believe in using evidence based strategies to help parents and their baby or toddler. Every baby is unique and therefore we believe in individualised solutions for each child, to suit each individual and family situation. When creating our personalised sleep plans we take into account the unique family situation, little one's temperament and parenting style.

Our consultants are trained in the Sleep Science philosophy and understand the physical and psychological side of babies and children, as well as the incredibly complex biological side of sleep science. Our consultants are highly skilled and come from a wide range of backgrounds including Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Medicine, Paediatrics, Nursing, Child Health Nursing and Midwifery.

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