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A

A new baby - feeling sad (see: Aboriginal - a new baby)

Abdominal pain (stomach ache)

Aboriginal - a new baby

Aboriginal - baby's growth checks

Aboriginal - ear health - pina pati, pina palya?

Aboriginal - feeding your baby

Aboriginal parenting and families Updated

About babies

Abuse of parents (see: Violence towards parents by young people)

Abuse, emotional (see: Yelling)

Acne (pimples, zits)

Acquired brain injury

ADD and ADHD - how to manage them

ADD and ADHD - what are they?

Adolescence - when times get tough

After the breakup (see: Parenting arrangements after separation)

Aggro adolescents (see: Violence towards parents by young people)

Alcohol - effects on unborn children (see: Pregnancy and alcohol – risks and effects on the developing baby)

Anger (see: Feeling angry)

Anger - helping your child to manage it

Apraxia (dyspraxia) - effects on speech

Asperger syndrome

Asthma in childhood

Atopic dermatitis (see: Eczema)

Attachment

Attention Deficit Disorder (see: ADD and ADHD - what are they?)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (see: ADD and ADHD - what are they?)

Auditory processing disorder

Autism

B

Babies - day and night patterns in the early months

Babies in hot weather

Babies' dummies – safety alert

Baby care (see: Living with babies)

Baby exercise jumpers (jolly jumpers)

Baby massage

Baby walkers

Baby's head shape - plagiocephaly

Bad language (see: Swearing) Updated

Bedwetting

Behaviour management (see: Discipline - what is discipline?)

Being a dad

Being a mum

Being a parent

Birthmarks

Biting (see: Children biting)

Bladder infections (see: Urinary tract infection in young children (UTIs))

Blended families

Blindness (see: Vision impairment)

Boils

Books from Birth (see: Reading with babies)

Bottle feeding - all about infant formula

Bottle feeding - cleaning and sterilising bottles and equipment

Bottle feeding - drinks for babies Updated

Bottle feeding - feeding your baby with formula

Bottle feeding - making up formula

Bottle feeding - soy infant formulas

Boy babies (see: Circumcision)

Brain injury (see: Acquired brain injury)

Breastfeeding - a new baby

Breastfeeding - about breastfeeding

Breastfeeding - balancing breastfeeding and work

Breastfeeding - devices to help with breastfeeding

Breastfeeding - expressing and storing breastmilk

Breastfeeding - for fathers

Breastfeeding - healthy breasts feed best

Breastfeeding - looking after yourself

Breastfeeding - medicines and drugs

Breastfeeding - more about breastfeeding

Breastfeeding - not enough milk

Breastfeeding - sore breasts and nipples

Breastfeeding - too much milk

Breastfeeding - weaning from the breast

Breastfeeding - when babies won't feed

Breasts - boy's breasts (see: Male breasts - (gynaecomastia)) Updated

Bronchiolitis (wheezing babies)

Bronchitis ('chest infection')

Bullying

Bushfires - recovering after (see: Recovering after bushfire)

Bushfires and children

C

Car safety restraints

Central auditory processing disorder (see: Auditory processing disorder)

Chest infection (see: Bronchitis ('chest infection'))

Chickenpox Updated

Child abuse and neglect

Child development - the early years (see: Right from the start)

Child development: 0-3 months

Child development: 1-2 years

Child development: 10-12 years

Child development: 12-15 years

Child development: 2-3 years

Child development: 3-4 years

Child development: 3-6 months

Child development: 4-5 years

Child development: 5-6 years

Child development: 6-9 months

Child development: 6-9 years

Child development: 9-12 months

Child nutrition (see: Feeding children)

Child safety

Children and learning about sexuality

Children and separation (see: Family break-up)

Children and sport (see: Sport for children) Updated

Children biting

Children in hospital

Children with a disability

Children with hearing loss - hearing impairment

Children's grief (see: Grief and loss)

Children's mental health

Choking on food and other objects

Choosing child care Updated

Chronic childhood illness – managing the emotional impact

Chronic Constipation in Childhood (see: Soiling)

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Updated

Circumcision

Cleft lip and palate

Clicky hips (see: Hips - developmental dysplasia of the hip)

Club foot

Coeliac disease

Cold sores

Colds

Colic in babies Updated

Comforters (see: Dummies, thumbs and other comforters)

Communication difficulties

Conduct disorders

Congenital club foot (see: Club foot)

Congenital dislocation of the hip (see: Hips - developmental dysplasia of the hip)

Congenital torticollis - twisted neck in babies

Conjunctivitis

Constipation

Coping skills (resilience)

Cots

Cow's milk allergy

Cradle cap

Crisis (see: Dealing with a crisis)

Cross gender behaviour of children, including cross dressing

Croup Updated

Crying baby

CTEV (see: Club foot)

Cuts, grazes and bruises

Cyber-safety Updated

D

Deafness (see: Children with hearing loss - hearing impairment)

Dealing with a crisis

Depression in adolescence (see: Young people, feelings and depression)

Depression in children

Depression, post natal (see: Postnatal depression)

Developmental delay

Developmental disabilities (alcohol related) (see: Pregnancy and alcohol – risks and effects on the developing baby)

Developmental dysplasia of the hip (see: Hips - developmental dysplasia of the hip)

Diaper Rash (see: Nappy rash)

Diarrhoea (see: Gastroenteritis)

Disabilities (see: Children with a disability)

Disability - brothers and sisters

Discipline (teens)

Discipline - how parents can discipline children

Discipline - what is discipline?

Discipline for different ages

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

Divorce (see: Family break-up)

Divorce and children (see: Parenting arrangements after separation)

Domestic violence (see: Family violence)

Donor conception - telling your child

Drinking water (see: Water - drinking water)

Drowning prevention (see: Water safety)

Drugs and parenting (see: Parents who use drugs)

Drugs and teenagers (see: Young people, alcohol and illegal drugs)

Dummies - safty alert (see: Babies' dummies – safety alert)

Dummies, thumbs and other comforters

Dyslexia (see: Specific learning difficulties)

E

Ear health - easy to read (see: Aboriginal - ear health - pina pati, pina palya?)

Ear infections (see: Middle ear infections (Otitis Media)) Updated

Eat well and be active for good health

Eating things that are not food - pica

Eczema

Emotional abuse (see: Yelling)

Encopresis (see: Soiling)

Enuresis (see: Bedwetting)

Epiglottitis

Epistaxis (see: Nose bleeds)

Exam stress (see: Stress and exams)

Exclusion for infectious diseases

Exercise (see: Physical activity for children)

Eyes (see: Your baby's eyes) Updated

F

Falls (see: Head injuries)

Families that work well

Family break-up

Family squabbles (see: Sibling rivalry)

Family violence

Fathers (see: Being a dad)

Fathers - your relationship with your baby

Fathers – settling a baby

Fathers and depression after the birth of their baby

Fears - young children

Fears and phobias - older children and teenagers

Febrile convulsions - fits caused by fever

Feeding babies and toddlers - finger foods

Feeding children

Feeding toddlers - 10 tips for happy meal times

Feeding toddlers - introduction

Feeding toddlers – what and how much?

Feeding your baby

Feeling angry

Feeling sick

Feet (see: Gait - the way children walk)

Fetal alcohol syndrome (see: Pregnancy and alcohol – risks and effects on the developing baby)

Fever

First Aid (see: Cuts, grazes and bruises)

Fish for young children

Fits with Fever (see: Febrile convulsions - fits caused by fever)

Flu (see: Influenza)

Food allergy (see: Reactions to food)

Food in adolescence (see: Young people and food)

Food intolerance (see: Reactions to food)

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

Foods for babies (solids) 2 - questions and answers

Foreign objects (see: Swallowed objects)

Freckles and moles

Fruit and vegetables for young children

Fused labia

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

Fussy behaviour in babies - wonder weeks

Fussy eating

G

Gait - the way children walk

Gastric Reflux (see: Reflux)

Gastroenteritis

Gastroesophageal reflux (see: Reflux)

German Measles (see: Rubella (German measles))

Giardia

Gifted and talented children

Glandular fever

Grandparenting

Grief and loss

Growing and learning in the family

Growing and learning with babies

Growing and learning with preschoolers

Growing pains

Gynaecomastia (male breasts) (see: Male breasts - (gynaecomastia)) Updated

H

Habits

Hand, foot and mouth disease

Head banging and rocking

Head injuries

Head lice

Head shape (see: Baby's head shape - plagiocephaly)

Headache

Health checks

Healthy screen habits - safe technology use

Hearing and hearing loss

Hearing impairment (see: Children with hearing loss - hearing impairment)

Hearing problems from noise (see: Noise and hearing) Updated

Heat rash (see: Intertrigo (rash under the chin in babies and in other skin folds))

Helping your children after a suicide

Hernia (see: Umbilical care and umbilical hernia) Updated

Herpes Simplex Type 1 (see: Cold sores)

Hiccups

High fibre diet for children

Hips - developmental dysplasia of the hip

Hives

Home alone

Home safety

Hospital - children in hospital (see: Children in hospital)

Hospital - your baby in hospital

How children learn

Hydrocephalus and shunts

I

Ibuprofen and paracetamol (see: Using paracetamol or ibuprofen) Updated

Imaginary friends

Immunisation

Impetigo (see: School sores (impetigo))

Infections in the ear canal (otitis externa or swimmer's ear)

Infectious Diseases (exclusion) (see: Exclusion for infectious diseases)

Infectious Mononucleosis (see: Glandular fever)

Influenza

Intellectual disability

Intertrigo (rash under the chin in babies and in other skin folds)

Iron rich foods for babies and growing children

J

Jaundice in babies

L

Lactose intolerance in babies

Language impairment (see: Communication difficulties)

Laryngo-tracheo-bronchitis (see: Croup) Updated

Learning in young children (see: How children learn)

Learning Problems (see: Specific learning difficulties)

Learning to talk

Leaving home

Leg Pains (see: Growing pains)

Legs (see: Gait - the way children walk)

Lies and fibs

Limits that stick (see: Discipline (teens))

Literacy - more than reading and writing

Living with adult children

Living with babies

Living with young people

Low lactose diet for children

Lye water

Lying (see: Lies and fibs)

M

Male breasts - (gynaecomastia) Updated

Measles

Medicines and Breastfeeding (see: Breastfeeding - medicines and drugs)

Meningitis

Menstruation (see: Periods - the facts) Updated

Middle ear infections (Otitis Media) Updated

Migraine

Milestones: Children 0-4 years

Milk for toddlers Updated

Misshapen head (see: Baby's head shape - plagiocephaly)

More than reading and writing (see: Literacy - more than reading and writing)

Mother-child relationship (see: Attachment)

Mothers (see: New mums)

Motor development (see: Moving around - motor development)

Moving around - motor development

Multiple births (see: Twins)

Mumps

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) (see: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) Updated

N

Nappy rash

Neonatal jaundice (see: Jaundice in babies)

Neonatal screening test

Never shake a baby

New mums

New parents

Newborn screening (see: Neonatal screening test)

Night terrors - sleep terrors

Nightmares

Nits (see: Head lice)

Noise and hearing Updated

Nose bleeds

O

Obesity (see: Weight problems in childhood)

Only child

Optimism

Oral-facial clefts (see: Cleft lip and palate)

Otitis externa (see: Infections in the ear canal (otitis externa or swimmer's ear))

Otitis media (see: Middle ear infections (Otitis Media)) Updated

Overweight Children (see: Weight problems in childhood)

P

Pacifiers (see: Dummies, thumbs and other comforters)

Paracetamol and ibuprofen (see: Using paracetamol or ibuprofen) Updated

Parent's rights (see: What about parents' rights?)

Parent-child relationship (see: Attachment)

Parenting (see: Being a parent)

Parenting arrangements after separation

Parents on drugs (see: Parents who use drugs)

Parents thinking about separating (see: Thinking separation)

Parents who use drugs

Peer pressure

Periods - the facts Updated

Pertussis (see: Whooping cough (pertussis))

Physical activity for children

Physical disability

Pica (see: Eating things that are not food - pica)

Pimples (see: Acne (pimples, zits))

Pinworms (see: Worms)

Plagiocephaly (see: Baby's head shape - plagiocephaly)

Play with children

Playing safely

Pocket money

Poisoning

Poos, wees and nappies

Post-traumatic distress in children

Postnatal depression

Prams and strollers

Pregnancy - risks

Pregnancy and alcohol – risks and effects on the developing baby

Pregnancy in adolescence (see: Teenage pregnancy)

Protecting children from sexual abuse

Psychological assessments

Puberty Updated

Puerperal Disorders (see: Postnatal depression)

Q

Quarrelling (see: Sibling rivalry)

R

Rape Updated

Rashes in babies - roseola infantum

Reactions to food

Reading with babies

Reading with children (see: Why stories are important)

Recovering after bushfire

Reflux

Resilience (see: Coping skills (resilience))

Right from the start

Rights for parents (see: What about parents' rights?)

Ringworm (see: Tinea)

Risks in pregnancy (see: Pregnancy - risks)

Roseola infantum (see: Rashes in babies - roseola infantum)

Rotavirus gastroenteritis

Rubella (German measles)

Rubeola (see: Measles)

Running away

S

Safe sleep for babies and toddlers

Safe technology use - healthy screen habits (see: Healthy screen habits - safe technology use)

Safe toys (see: Toy safety)

Safety - baby walkers (see: Baby walkers)

Safety - blind, curtain and electrical cords

Safety for children 0-4 years

Safety in the Home (see: Home safety)

Sandpits

Scalds

Scarlet fever

School refusal and truancy

School sores (impetigo)

School suspension, exclusion or expulsion

Seat Belts (see: Car safety restraints)

Second baby

Self-esteem for children and teenagers

Separation and its effects on children (see: Thinking separation)

Separation anxiety

Sexual assault (see: Rape) Updated

Sexual development in adolescence (see: Talking sex with young people)

Sexuality - children and learning about sexuality (see: Children and learning about sexuality)

Shunts and hydrocephalus (see: Hydrocephalus and shunts)

Shyness

Sibling rivalry

SIDS (see: Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy (including SIDS))

Single parenting

Sinusitis

Sleep - 3 to 6 months

Sleep - 3 years to 6 years

Sleep - 6 months to 3 years

Sleep - birth to 3 months

Sleep - moving from a cot to a bed (see: Toddlers - moving from a cot to a bed)

Sleep in early childhood

Sleep Problems (see: Nightmares)

Sleep terrors (see: Night terrors - sleep terrors)

Sleep walking and sleep talking

Smoking

Soiling

Solids for Babies (see: Foods for babies (solids) 1 - how and when to start)

Sore Eyes (see: Conjunctivitis)

Sore Throat (see: Tonsillitis)

Soy infant formulas (see: Bottle feeding - soy infant formulas)

Specific learning difficulties

Speech Development (see: Learning to talk)

Speech impairment (see: Communication difficulties)

Spilling (see: Reflux)

Splitting up (see: Family break-up)

Sport for children Updated

Squint (see: Turned eyes (squint))

Stammering (see: Stuttering)

Staphylococcus aureus infections

Starting school

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

Starting solids 2 - questions and answers (see: Foods for babies (solids) 2 - questions and answers)

Stealing

Stepfamilies (see: Blended families)

Stomach ache (see: Abdominal pain (stomach ache))

Strabismus (see: Turned eyes (squint))

Streptococcal sore throat (see: Scarlet fever)

Stress and exams

Stuttering

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

Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy (including SIDS)

Suicidal Risk in Adolescence (see: Young people, feelings and depression)

Suicide (see: Helping your children after a suicide)

Summer heat and babies (see: Babies in hot weather)

Surviving sexual abuse

Swallowed objects

Swearing Updated

Swimmer's ear (see: Infections in the ear canal (otitis externa or swimmer's ear))

Swimming safety (see: Water safety)

T

Talipes Equino Varus (CTEV) (see: Club foot)

Talking sex with young people

Tantrums

Teasing

Teenage pregnancy

Teenagers - living with them (see: Adolescence - when times get tough)

Teeth - decay and erosion

Teeth - dental care for children

Teeth - development and teething

Television

Testes (testicles)

The early years (see: Right from the start)

Thinking separation

Thrush

Time in: guiding children’s behaviour

Tinea

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

Toddlers - keeping them safe

Toddlers - living with toddlers

Toddlers - moving from a cot to a bed

Toddlers - tips for toddler troubles

Toilet training

Tongue-tie

Tonsillitis

Torticollis (see: Congenital torticollis - twisted neck in babies)

Toy safety

Tropical ear (see: Infections in the ear canal (otitis externa or swimmer's ear))

Truancy (see: School refusal and truancy)

Tummy pain (see: Abdominal pain (stomach ache))

Tummy Upsets (see: Gastroenteritis)

Turned eyes (squint)

Twins

U

Umbilical care and umbilical hernia Updated

Unsettled Baby (see: Crying baby)

Urinary tract infection in young children (UTIs)

Urine infections (see: Urinary tract infection in young children (UTIs))

Urticaria (see: Hives)

Using paracetamol or ibuprofen Updated

V

Varicella Zoster (see: Chickenpox) Updated

Vegetarian eating for young people

Violence towards parents by young people

Vision (see: Your baby's eyes) Updated

Vision - short sightedness (myopia)

Vision impairment

W

Walking (see: Gait - the way children walk)

Water - drinking water

Water safety

Weight problems in childhood

What about parents' rights?

What are babies like?

What is your parenting style?

Wheezing babies (see: Bronchiolitis (wheezing babies))

Whooping cough (pertussis)

Why stories are important

WildFires (see: Bushfires and children)

Wind in babies

Winning, losing and cheating Updated

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

Worms

Wrapping babies

Y

Yelling

Young parents

Young people and food

Young people and parties

Young people who are gay, lesbian or bisexual

Young people, alcohol and illegal drugs

Young people, feelings and depression

Your baby in hospital (see: Hospital - your baby in hospital)

Your baby's eyes Updated

Your baby's new-born hearing screening

Z

Zits (see: Acne (pimples, zits))