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A

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

Abdominal pain (stomach ache)

Aboriginal - a new baby Updated

Aboriginal - baby's growth checks

Aboriginal - ear health - pina pati, pina palya?

Aboriginal - feeding your baby

Aboriginal parenting and families Updated

About babies Updated

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

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) Updated

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

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 - Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder - Asperger syndrome

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)

Bedwetting Updated

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

Being a dad Updated

Being a mum Updated

Being a parent Updated

Birthmarks

Biting (see: Children biting) Updated

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

Blended families Updated

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

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))

Bronchiolitis (wheezing babies)

Bronchitis ('chest infection')

Bullying Updated

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 Updated

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

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) Updated

Child safety

Children and learning about sexuality Updated

Children and separation (see: Family break-up) Updated

Children and sport (see: Sport for children)

Children biting Updated

Children in hospital

Children with a disability Updated

Children with hearing loss - hearing impairment

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

Children's mental health Updated

Choking on food and other objects

Choosing child care

Chronic childhood illness – managing the emotional impact

Chronic Constipation in Childhood (see: Soiling)

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Circumcision

Cleft lip and palate

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

Club foot

Coeliac disease

Cold sores

Colds

Colic in babies

Comforters (see: Dummies, thumbs and other comforters)

Communication difficulties

Conduct disorders Updated

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) Updated

Cots

Cow's milk allergy

Cradle cap

Crisis (see: Dealing with a crisis) Updated

Cross gender behaviour of children, including cross dressing

Croup

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 Updated

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

Depression in children Updated

Depression, post natal (see: Postnatal depression)

Developmental delay Updated

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) Updated

Disability - brothers and sisters Updated

Discipline (teens) 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)

Divorce (see: Family break-up) Updated

Divorce and children (see: Parenting arrangements after separation)

Domestic violence (see: Family violence) Updated

Donor conception - telling your child Updated

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) Updated

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))

Eating things that are not food - pica

Eczema

Emotional abuse (see: Yelling)

Encopresis (see: Soiling)

Enuresis (see: Bedwetting) Updated

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)

F

Falls (see: Head injuries)

Families that work well Updated

Family break-up Updated

Family squabbles (see: Sibling rivalry) Updated

Family violence Updated

Fathers (see: Being a dad) Updated

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 Updated

Feeding children Updated

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) Updated

Food intolerance (see: Reactions to food)

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

Foods for babies (solids) 2 - questions and answers Updated

Foreign objects (see: Swallowed objects)

Freckles and moles

Fruit and vegetables for young children Updated

Fused labia (labial adhesions)

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

Giving your child the best start (see: Right from the start) Updated

Glandular fever

Grandparenting Updated

Grief and loss Updated

Growing and learning in the family Updated

Growing and learning with babies

Growing and learning with preschoolers

Growing pains

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

H

Habits Updated

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 Updated

Hearing and hearing loss

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

Hearing problems from noise (see: Noise and hearing)

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)

Herpes Simplex Type 1 (see: Cold sores)

Hiccups

High fibre diet for children

Hips - developmental dysplasia of the hip

Hives

Home alone Updated

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)

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)

Learning in young children (see: How children learn)

Learning Problems (see: Specific learning difficulties)

Learning to talk Updated

Leaving home

Leg Pains (see: Growing pains)

Legs (see: Gait - the way children walk)

Lies and fibs Updated

Limits that stick (see: Discipline (teens)) Updated

Literacy - more than reading and writing Updated

Living with adult children

Living with babies

Living with young people Updated

Low lactose diet for children

Lye water Updated

Lying (see: Lies and fibs) Updated

M

Male breasts - (gynaecomastia)

Measles

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

Meningitis

Menstruation (see: Periods - the facts)

Middle ear infections (Otitis Media)

Migraine

Milestones: Children 0-4 years Updated

Milk for toddlers

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

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

Mother-child relationship (see: Attachment)

Mothers (see: New mums) Updated

Motor development (see: Moving around - motor development)

Moving around - motor development

Multiple births (see: Twins)

Mumps

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

N

Nappy rash

Neonatal jaundice (see: Jaundice in babies)

Neonatal screening test

Never shake a baby

New mums Updated

New parents Updated

Newborn screening (see: Neonatal screening test)

Night terrors - sleep terrors

Nightmares

Nits (see: Head lice)

Noise and hearing

Nose bleeds

O

Obesity (see: Weight problems in childhood)

Only child

Optimism Updated

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))

Overweight Children (see: Weight problems in childhood)

P

Pacifiers (see: Dummies, thumbs and other comforters)

Paracetamol and ibuprofen (see: Using paracetamol or ibuprofen)

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

Parent-child relationship (see: Attachment)

Parenting (see: Being a parent) Updated

Parenting arrangements after separation

Parenting style (see: What is your parenting style?) Updated

Parents on drugs (see: Parents who use drugs)

Parents thinking about separating (see: Thinking of separating - separation and its effects on children) Updated

Parents who use drugs

Peer pressure Updated

Periods - the facts

Pertussis (see: Whooping cough (pertussis)) Updated

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 Updated

Poisoning Updated

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 Updated

Psychological assessments

Puberty

Puerperal Disorders (see: Postnatal depression)

Q

Quarrelling (see: Sibling rivalry) Updated

R

Rashes in babies - roseola infantum

Reactions to food

Reading with babies

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

Recovering after bushfire

Reflux

Resilience (see: Coping skills (resilience)) Updated

Right from the start Updated

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

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 Updated

S

Safe sleep for babies and toddlers

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

Safe toys (see: Toy safety)

Safety - baby walkers (see: Baby walkers)

Safety - blind, curtain and electrical cords

Safety for children 0-4 years Updated

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 Updated

Self-esteem for children and teenagers Updated

Separation and its effects on children (see: Thinking of separating - separation and its effects on children) Updated

Separation anxiety

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

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

Shunts and hydrocephalus (see: Hydrocephalus and shunts)

Shyness

Sibling rivalry Updated

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

Single parenting Updated

Sinusitis

Sleep - 3 to 6 months Updated

Sleep - 3 years to 6 years Updated

Sleep - 6 months to 3 years Updated

Sleep - birth to 3 months Updated

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

Sleep in early childhood Updated

Sleep Problems (see: Nightmares)

Sleep terrors (see: Night terrors - sleep terrors)

Sleep walking and sleep talking - children Updated

Smoking

Soiling

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

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) Updated

Speech impairment (see: Communication difficulties)

Spilling (see: Reflux)

Splitting up (see: Family break-up) Updated

Sport for children

Squint (see: Turned eyes (squint))

Stammering (see: Stuttering)

Staphylococcus aureus infections

Starting school Updated

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

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

Stealing

Stepfamilies (see: Blended families) Updated

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) Updated

Suicide (see: Helping your children after a suicide)

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

Surviving sexual abuse

Swallowed objects

Swearing

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 Updated

Tantrums Updated

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 Updated

Testes (testicles)

The early years (see: Right from the start) Updated

Thinking of separating - separation and its effects on children Updated

Thrush

Time in: guiding children’s behaviour Updated

Tinea

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

Toddlers - keeping them safe

Toddlers - living with toddlers Updated

Toddlers - moving from a cot to a bed

Toddlers - tips for toddler troubles

Toilet training Updated

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

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

V

Varicella Zoster (see: Chickenpox) Updated

Vegetarian eating for young people

Violence towards parents by young people Updated

Vision (see: Your baby's eyes)

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? Updated

What are babies like? Updated

What is your parenting style? Updated

Wheezing babies (see: Bronchiolitis (wheezing babies))

Whooping cough (pertussis) Updated

Why stories are important Updated

WildFires (see: Bushfires and children)

Wind in babies

Winning, losing and cheating

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

Worms

Wrapping babies

Y

Yelling

Young parents Updated

Young people and food Updated

Young people and parties Updated

Young people who are gay, lesbian or bisexual Updated

Young people, alcohol and illegal drugs Updated

Young people, feelings and depression Updated

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

Your baby's eyes

Your baby's new-born hearing screening

Z

Zits (see: Acne (pimples, zits))