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A

Abdominal pain (stomach ache) - children Updated

Aboriginal parenting and families

About babies

Acquired brain injury - children

Anger - helping your child to manage it Updated

Apraxia (dyspraxia) - effects on speech

Attachment - babies, young children and their parents

Auditory processing disorder - children

B

Babies - common questions and answers

Babies - day and night patterns in the early months

Babies in hot weather

Baby exercise jumpers (jolly jumpers) Updated

Baby massage

Baby walkers

Baby's head shape - plagiocephaly Updated

Bedwetting Updated

Behaviour -guiding children's behaviour - 'time in' (see: Time in: guiding children’s behaviour)

Being a dad

Being a mum

Being a parent Updated

Biting - children biting Updated

Bottle feeding - all about infant formula

Bottle feeding - cleaning and sterilising bottles and equipment

Bottle feeding - drinks for babies

Bottle feeding - feeding your baby with formula

Bottle feeding - making up formula

Breastfeeding - a new baby

Breastfeeding - expressing and storing breastmilk

Breastfeeding - not enough milk

Breastfeeding - sore breasts and nipples Updated

Breastfeeding - too much milk

Breastfeeding - weaning from the breast

Breastfeeding - when babies won't feed

Bronchiolitis (wheezing babies)

Bushfires - helping children recover after a bushfire Updated

C

Car safety restraints

Car safety seats and capsules for babies and children (see: Car safety restraints)

Cheating, losing and winning - children (see: Winning, losing and cheating - children) Updated

Chickenpox

Child abuse and neglect

Child development: 0-3 months

Child development: 1-2 years

Child development: 2-3 years

Child development: 3-4 years

Child development: 3-6 months

Child development: 4-5 years

Child development: 6-9 months

Child development: 9-12 months

Child safety

Children and babies in hospital Updated

Children with hearing loss - hearing impairment

Children's grief (see: Grief and loss - children) Updated

Choking on food and other objects - children Updated

Coeliac disease in children

Colic in babies

Conjunctivitis (sticky eye)

Constipation in babies and children

Cots - what to look for

Cow's milk allergy - babies

Cradle cap

Cross gender behaviour of children - cross dressing

Croup Updated

Crying baby

D

Depression in children Updated

Developmental delay Updated

Discipline - how parents can discipline children Updated

Discipline - what is discipline? Updated

Discipline for different ages Updated

Discipline for toddlers (see: Toddlers - tips for toddler troubles)

Domestic violence hurts children

Dummies, thumbs and other comforters Updated

E

Eating things that are not food - pica

Eczema - babies and children Updated

Enuresis (see: Bedwetting) Updated

Exclusion for infectious diseases - keeping sick children away from others

Eyes (see: Your baby's eyes)

F

Family break-up - helping children cope

Fathers - your relationship with your baby

Fathers – settling a baby

Fathers and depression after the birth of their baby

Fears - babies, toddlers and young children Updated

Febrile convulsions - fits caused by fever

Feeding babies and toddlers - finger foods

Feeding toddlers - introduction

Feeding toddlers - tips for happy meal times Updated

Feeding toddlers – what and how much?

Feeding your baby Updated

Feeling sick - when children are unwell Updated

Fever - children

Fifth disease (see: Slapped face disease - Parvovirus B19 infection )

Foods for babies (solids) 1 - how and when to start

Foods for babies (solids) 2 - questions and answers

Fused labia (labial adhesions) - babies and young girls Updated

Fussy babies (see: Fussy behaviour in babies - wonder weeks)

Fussy behaviour in babies - wonder weeks

Fussy eating - toddlers and young children Updated

G

Gait - the way children walk

Gastroenteritis - babies and children

Grandparenting

Grief and loss - children Updated

Growing pains

Guiding children's behaviour - 'time in' (see: Time in: guiding children’s behaviour)

H

Hand, foot and mouth disease - children

Head banging - young children Updated

Head injuries - babies and children Updated

Headaches - children

Health checks - babies and young children

Hearing and hearing loss - babies and children Updated

Hiccups

High fibre diet for children

Hips - developmental dysplasia of the hip in babies Updated

Home safety for children Updated

How children learn Updated

Hydrocephalus and shunts Updated

I

Imaginary friends

Immunisation of children

Infectious Diseases (exclusion) (see: Exclusion for infectious diseases - keeping sick children away from others)

Intellectual disability - children

K

Keeping sick children away from others (see: Exclusion for infectious diseases - keeping sick children away from others)

L

Lactose intolerance in babies

Language delay - young children

Learning in young children (see: How children learn) Updated

Learning to talk Updated

Leaving home - for parents of teenagers and young adults

Leg Pains (see: Growing pains)

Losing, winning and cheating - children (see: Winning, losing and cheating - children) Updated

Low lactose diet for children Updated

M

Medicines for fever and pain - babies and children

Meningitis

Middle ear infections (Otitis Media)

Milestones: Children 0-4 years Updated

Milk for toddlers

Motor development (see: Moving around - motor development of babies and toddlers) Updated

Moving around - motor development of babies and toddlers Updated

N

Nappy rash

Never shake a baby Updated

New mums

New parents

Night terrors - sleep terrors (children)

Nightmares

Nose bleeds Updated

P

Parenting arrangements after separation

Parenting children - what is your parenting style?

Parents with a mental illness

Parvovirus B19 infection (see: Slapped face disease - Parvovirus B19 infection )

Passive smoking - protecting babies and children

Pertussis (see: Whooping cough (pertussis))

Physical activity for children

Physical disability - children

Play with children

Poisoning - keeping children safe

Poos, wees and nappies

R

Rash under the chin and in other skin folds in babies - intertrigo

Rashes in babies - roseola infantum

Reactions to food - babies and children

Reading with children (see: Why stories are important) Updated

Reflux in babies - bringing milk up

S

Safe sleep for babies and toddlers

Sandpits Updated

Scalds

Seat belts for children (see: Car safety restraints)

Self-esteem for children and teenagers

Separation anxiety

Settling a crying baby (see: Crying baby)

Shaken baby (see: Never shake a baby) Updated

SIDS (see: Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy (SUDI) - including SIDS) Updated

Single parenting

Slapped face disease - Parvovirus B19 infection

Sleep - 3 to 6 months

Sleep - 3 years to 6 years

Sleep - 6 months to 3 years

Sleep - birth to 3 months

Sleep in early childhood Updated

Sleeping bags for babies (see: Wrapping babies safely - and sleeping bags)

Soiling and chronic constipation in children

Sore Eyes (see: Conjunctivitis (sticky eye))

Speech Development (see: Learning to talk) Updated

Sport for children

Story time with babies and young children (see: Why stories are important) Updated

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (see: Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy (SUDI) - including SIDS) Updated

Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy (SUDI) - including SIDS Updated

Sun protection for children

Swallowed objects - children swallowing small objects Updated

Swearing - when children swear

T

Tantrums Updated

Teeth - decay and erosion Updated

Teeth - dental care for children Updated

Teeth - development and teething Updated

Testes (testicles) - babies and children

Thrush - babies and breastfeeding

Time in: guiding children’s behaviour

Toddlers - feeding toddlers (see: Feeding toddlers - introduction)

Toddlers - fussy eating (see: Fussy eating - toddlers and young children) Updated

Toddlers - keeping them safe Updated

Toddlers - living with toddlers

Toddlers - tips for toddler troubles

Toilet training Updated

Tongue-tie: breastfeeding and bottle feeding

Tonsillitis

Turned eyes (squint)

Turned neck in babies - congenital torticollis

U

Umbilical care and umbilical hernia - babies and young children

Unsettled Baby (see: Crying baby)

Urinary tract infection in young children (UTIs)

V

Vegetarian diets for children Updated

Vision (see: Your baby's eyes)

Vision - short sightedness (myopia)

Vision impairment - children

W

What are babies like? (see: Babies - common questions and answers)

Whooping cough (pertussis)

Why stories are important Updated

Wind in babies

Winning, losing and cheating - children Updated

Wonders weeks - fussy behaviour in babies (see: Fussy behaviour in babies - wonder weeks)

Wrapping babies safely - and sleeping bags

Y

Your baby's eyes

Your baby's new-born hearing screening