Raising triplets, preventing allergies and kids' rights in the digital age

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Tue 15 March 2016

28 mins

Imagine breast-feeding three hungry mouths and making three birthday cakes every year. We celebrate Multiple Birth Awareness Week chatting to Ali Mountifield, the chairperson of AMBA, about the challenges of raising triplets. 

Plus, should you feed your baby peanut paste to prevent allergies in later life? Westmead Children Hospital's Professor Dianne Campbell discusses the new infant feeding guidelines.

And, how will your kids feel about those hilarious baby photos you posted on Facebook when they grow up? Amanda Third, Associate Professor at Western Sydney University, talks kids' privacy rights in the digital age.  

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