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Having an expert on hand to give you sound, reliable advice based on up-to-the-minute research whatever the time of day or night is just so handy when you’re a mum. Our trio of health experts can help with medical problems that you’d normally ask your GP about, pregnancy and birth issues when you need to ask a midwife a question but it’s 3am or sensible parenting advice when your little darlings are turning you grey. In short, you’re not alone.

Ask the expert: Dr Justin

The first thing you should know about me is that I’m a parent. My wife and I have six children! And I admit that I find parenting incredibly challenging. That’s how I got here. more

Help! My son doesn't speak. Does he have autism?

Ask Dr Justin: Why is 2am 'wake-up time' for my toddler?

The must-read evidence against homework

Help! My 4-year-old son can go from angel to devil child in a flash

How to react when your children ask: 'Is Santa real?'

Why does my son bite when he's unhappy?

Is it my fault my son won't speak?

Help! Why does my son keep waking up at night?

Is it OK to discipline other people's kids?

Help! I really can't handle my interfering mother-in-law anymore!

Ask Dr Jeni

My name is Dr Jeni Wellington. I’m a busy mum who also works as a GP. I’m here to take all of the questions you might have about keeping your loved ones safe, happy and healthy. more

It turns out you can (probably) trust Dr Google after all

Ask the GP: It’s not JUST a Virus

Ask the GP: should I worry about my child’s weight?

Do I really need a private GP, or is a medical centre just as good?

Ask the GP: Help! My colicky baby won't sleep

Ask the GP: I'm ready for a second baby. How can I prepare?

How to make the most out of your GP visit

Ask the GP: All things periods, blood and 'that' time of the month

Ask the GP: How much bleeding after birth is normal?