Kinderling Helpline

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Every Monday from 12pm

Mothercraft expert and author of Bringing Baby Home, Chris Minogue answers your tricky child questions every Monday at 12pm AEDT - on the radio and on Facebook Live. Get in touch!

SMS: 0437 665 200
Phone: 1800 KIDS RADIO
SocialsFacebook / Twitter 
Email - contact us

1800 KIDS

Hear the latest Kinderling Helpline shows

Soothing night terrors and is the "five-second" rule an urban myth?

Our resident childcare expert Chris Minogue advises listeners on how to negotiate with mutinous pre-schoolers and tell the difference between a night terror and a nightmare. For more tips on…
28 mins

Prepping new dads for newborns and kids' books about rainbow families

We revisit some great advice for new dads from our Baby Helpline expert Chris Minogue. Callers find out how to prep for newborns, cope with sleep deprivation and support…
30 mins

Resolving sleep dramas and surviving kids' birthday parties

Baby Helpline expert Chris Minogue offers advice on self-settling and controlled crying and helps listeners resolve toddler sleep dramas Plus, fun-loving mother-of-two Kristen Toovey, who blogs at Born Without…
29 mins

Preparing for fatherhood & SMS4Dads, a text message service designed to support new dads

We’re all about dads today. Baby Helpline expert Chris Minogue offers advice on what fathers can expect when their partners are expecting. Plus Dr Richard Fletcher, from Newcastle University’s…
32 mins

Choosing the right childcare and dealing with contagious school 'nasties'

Long day care, family day care or nanny? We talk to Baby Helpline expert Chris Minogue about choosing childcare that suits your work/life - and your wallet! Homework isn’t the…
32 mins

Tips on going back to work, and what toys should we avoid in the pool?

Mothercraft Nurse Chris Minogue gives tips on going back to work with small children, continuing to breastfeed after returning to work and asks there such a thing as too much…
30 mins