Author: Dr Bronwyn Griffin
How tired parents can avoid burns in children
It’s 5:30 am, you have woken up for the 9th time to your babies. You know that your day needs to kick start now. Your older two children need to get ready for kindy and school. You push the “boil” button on the kettle to obtain the much needed first caffeine infused drink of the day. You change the babies nappies, make drink, seat yourself on cosy corner of couch and set up for the feed. Whilst taking your first sip of that glorious caffeinated solution your 8 month old twin suddenly lunges for your coffee whilst breastfeeding. Your coffee goes all over you and worse still, all over the baby. Chaos commences!