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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 parenting and families

About babies

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

Adoption New

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?)

Being a dad Updated

Being a mum Updated

Being a parent Updated

Birthmarks

Biting (see: Children biting)

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

Blended families

Blindness (see: Vision impairment)

Body image and food for young people (see: Young people, body image and food) Updated

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) Updated

Brain injury (see: Acquired brain injury)

Breastfeeding - a new baby

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

Child abuse and neglect

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

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 swallowing objects (see: Swallowed objects - children swallowing small objects) Updated

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

Chronic childhood illness – managing the emotional impact

Chronic Constipation in Childhood (see: Soiling)

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Circumcision Updated

Cleft lip and palate Updated

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

Club foot

Coeliac disease in children Updated

Cold sores

Colds

Colic in babies

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) Updated

Congenital torticollis - twisted neck in babies

Conjunctivitis

Constipation in babies and children Updated

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

Cyberbullying New

D

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

Dealing with a crisis Updated

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

Depression in children and young people

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) Updated

Diabetes in children and teens New

Diaper Rash (see: Nappy rash)

Diarrhoea (see: Gastroenteritis)

Disabilities (see: Children with a disability)

Disability - brothers and sisters Updated

Discipline (teens)

Discipline - how parents can discipline children Updated

Discipline - what is discipline?

Discipline for different ages Updated

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)

Domestic violence hurts children New

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))

Eating disorders (see: Young people, body image and food) Updated

Eating things that are not food - pica

Eczema

Emotional abuse (see: Yelling)

Encopresis (see: Soiling)

Enuresis (see: Bedwetting) Updated

Epiglottitis

Epilepsy in childhood New

Epistaxis (see: Nose bleeds)

Exam stress (see: Stress and exams)

Exclusion for infectious diseases Updated

Exercise (see: Physical activity for children)

Eyes (see: Your baby's eyes)

F

Falls (see: Head injuries)

Families that work well

Family break-up

Family squabbles (see: Sibling rivalry)

Family violence

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

Feeding children

Feeding toddlers - 10 tips for happy meal times

Feeding toddlers - introduction Updated

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) Updated

Food allergy (see: Reactions to food)

Food in adolescence (see: Young people, body image and food) Updated

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 - children swallowing small objects) Updated

Freckles and moles

Fruit and vegetables for young children

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)) Updated

Giardia

Gifted and talented children

Giving up smoking (see: Smoking - giving up smoking ) New

Giving your child the best start (see: Right from the start - children's early years) Updated

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))

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)

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 Updated

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)

Imaginary friends

Immunisation

Impetigo (see: School sores (impetigo))

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

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

Infectious Mononucleosis (see: Glandular fever)

Influenza Updated

Intellectual disability Updated

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

Iron rich foods for babies and growing children Updated

J

Jaundice in babies Updated

L

Lactose intolerance in babies Updated

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 Updated

Leg Pains (see: Growing pains)

Legs (see: Gait - the way children walk)

Lies and fibs Updated

Limits that stick (see: Discipline (teens))

Literacy - more than reading and writing Updated

Living with adult children

Living with babies

Living with young people

Low lactose diet for children

Lye water

Lying (see: Lies and fibs) Updated

M

Male breasts - (gynaecomastia)

Measles

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

Medicines for fever and pain (see: Using paracetamol or ibuprofen)

Meningitis

Menstruation (see: Periods - the facts)

Middle ear infections (Otitis Media)

Migraine

Milestones: Children 0-4 years

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)

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

Moving around - motor development of babies and children Updated

Multiple births (see: Twins)

Mumps

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

N

Nappy rash

Neonatal jaundice (see: Jaundice in babies) Updated

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

Nose bleeds

O

Obesity (see: Weight problems in childhood)

Only child

Optimism

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

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

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?)

Parent-child relationship (see: Attachment)

Parenting (see: Being a parent) Updated

Parenting arrangements after separation

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

Parents on drugs (see: Parents who use drugs)

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

Parents who use drugs

Parents with a mental illness New

Parvovirus B19 infection - slapped face disease New

Passive smoking New

Peer pressure

Periods - the facts

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

Puerperal Disorders (see: Postnatal depression)

Q

Quarrelling (see: Sibling rivalry)

R

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)) Updated

Right from the start - children's early years Updated

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 Updated

Rubella (German measles) Updated

Rubeola (see: Measles)

Running away Updated

S

Safe sleep for babies and toddlers Updated

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

Self-harm

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

Separation anxiety

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

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

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 for teens

Sleep in early childhood

Sleep Problems (see: Nightmares)

Sleep terrors (see: Night terrors - sleep terrors)

Sleep walking and sleep talking - children

Smoking - giving up smoking New

Soiling

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

Sore Eyes (see: Conjunctivitis)

Sore Throat (see: Tonsillitis) Updated

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)

Sport for children Updated

Squint (see: Turned eyes (squint))

Stammering (see: Stuttering)

Staphylococcus aureus infections Updated

Starting school Updated

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)

Sun protection New

Surviving sexual abuse

Swallowed objects - children swallowing small objects Updated

Swearing

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

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 - children's early years) Updated

Thinking of separating - separation and its effects on children

Thrush

Time in: guiding children’s behaviour

Tinea

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

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 Updated

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

Toy safety

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

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)

Vegetarian diets for children

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?

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

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

Worms

Wrapping babies safely - and sleeping bags Updated

Y

Yelling

Young parents

Young people and parties Updated

Young people who are gay, lesbian or bisexual

Young people, alcohol and illegal drugs

Young people, body image and food Updated

Young people, feelings and depression

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))