Dr Heidi Ackermann

  • Sleep strategies

    Children (1 to 12 years)

    Posted on 15 March 2016

    Sleep difficulties can be hard to handle no matter how old your child is. Dr Heidi Ackermann, a paediatrician at Mediclinic George offers tips for safe co-sleeping and for handling night terrors.

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  • Check in for your child’s checkups

    Babies (up to 1 year)

    Posted on 11 February 2016

    Regularly monitoring the health and development of your baby, toddler or child is essential. Dr Heidi Ackermann, a paediatrician at Mediclinic George, discusses the when and why of checkups and hearing tests.

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  • Handling a poison emergency

    Children (1 to 12 years)

    Posted on 2 December 2015

    With little hands constantly exploring and open mouths at the ready, it’s sometimes hard to keep track of what toddlers and kids are ingesting. Here’s what to do in a poison emergency.

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  • Discussing diabetes

    Children (1 to 12 years)

    Posted on 29 September 2015

    If caught in time, diabetes doesn’t need to be debilitating. We chat to Dr Alkesh Magan, a specialist physician and endocrinologist at Mediclinic Sandton, and Dr Heidi Ackermann, a paediatrican at Mediclinic Geneva in George, to find out more about the disease and how to manage it.

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