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A

Abdominal pain (stomach ache) - children

Aboriginal parenting and families

About babies

Abuse, emotional (see: Yelling in the family - effects on children)

Acquired brain injury - children

ADD and ADHD - what are they?

Adolescence - when times get tough

Anger - helping your child to manage it

Apraxia (dyspraxia) - effects on speech

Attachment - babies, young children and their parents

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

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

Auditory processing disorder - children

B

Babies - common questions and answers

Babies - day and night patterns in the early months

Babies in hot weather Updated

Baby exercise jumpers (jolly jumpers)

Baby massage

Baby walkers Updated

Baby's head shape - plagiocephaly

Bad language (see: Swearing - when children swear)

Bedwetting

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

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

Being a dad

Being a mum

Being a parent Updated

Biting (see: Children biting)

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

Breastfeeding - a new baby

Breastfeeding - devices to help with breastfeeding

Breastfeeding - expressing and storing breastmilk

Breastfeeding - for fathers

Breastfeeding - looking after yourself

Breastfeeding - medicines and drugs

Breastfeeding - not enough milk

Breastfeeding - questions and answers

Breastfeeding - sore breasts and nipples

Breastfeeding - too much milk

Breastfeeding - weaning from the breast

Breastfeeding - when babies won't feed

Bronchiolitis (wheezing babies)

Bushfires - recovering after (see: Recovering after bushfire - helping children)

C

Car safety restraints Updated

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

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

Chickenpox Updated

Child abuse and neglect 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 safety Updated

Children and babies in hospital

Children biting

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

Children with a disability Updated

Children with hearing loss - hearing impairment

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

Choking on food and other objects - children

Coeliac disease in children

Colic in babies

Comforters (see: Dummies, thumbs and other comforters)

Conjunctivitis (sticky eye) Updated

Constipation in babies and children

Cots - what to look for Updated

Cow's milk allergy - babies

Cradle cap

Crisis (see: Dealing with a crisis - helping children deal with a crisis)

Cross gender behaviour of children - cross dressing

Croup

Crying baby

D

Dealing with a crisis - helping children deal with a crisis

Depression in children and young people

Developmental delay

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)

Domestic violence hurts children Updated

Dummies, thumbs and other comforters

E

Eating things that are not food - pica

Eczema - babies and children

Emotional abuse (see: Yelling in the family - effects on children)

Enuresis (see: Bedwetting)

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 Updated

Fathers – settling a baby Updated

Fathers and depression after the birth of their baby Updated

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 - when parents feel angry

Feeling sick - when children are unwell

Fever - children

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

Fish for young children

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)

Fruit and vegetables for young children

Fused labia (labial adhesions) - babies and young girls

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

Fussy behaviour in babies - wonder weeks

Fussy eating - toddlers and young children

G

Gait - the way children walk

Gastroenteritis - babies and children

Grandparenting

Grief and loss - children

Growing and learning with babies

Growing pains Updated

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

H

Hand, foot and mouth disease - children Updated

Head banging and rocking - young children

Head injuries - babies and children

Headaches - children

Health checks - babies and young children

Hearing and hearing loss - babies and children

Helping your children after a suicide

Hiccups

High fibre diet for children

Hips - developmental dysplasia of the hip in babies

Home safety for children

How children learn

Hydrocephalus and shunts

I

Imaginary friends

Immunisation of children

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

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

Intellectual disability - children Updated

Iron rich foods for babies and growing 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)

Learning to talk

Leaving home - for parents of teenagers and young adults

Leg Pains (see: Growing pains) Updated

Limits that stick (see: Discipline (teens))

Literacy - more than reading and writing

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

Low lactose diet for children

M

Male breasts at puberty - (gynaecomastia)

Medicines for fever and pain - babies and children Updated

Meningitis Updated

Middle ear infections (Otitis Media) Updated

Milestones: Children 0-4 years

Milk for toddlers

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

Moving around - motor development of babies and toddlers

N

Nappy rash

Never shake a baby

New mums

New parents

Night terrors - sleep terrors (children)

Nightmares

Noise and hearing - children and teenagers

Nose bleeds

P

Pacifiers (see: Dummies, thumbs and other comforters)

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)) Updated

Physical activity for children

Physical disability - children Updated

Play with children

Playing safely

Poisoning - keeping children safe

Poos, wees and nappies

Post traumatic stress disorder in children (see: Post-traumatic distress in children )

Post-traumatic distress in children

Puberty

R

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

Rashes in babies - roseola infantum Updated

Reactions to food - babies and children

Reading with children (see: Why stories are important)

Recovering after bushfire - helping children

Reflux in babies - bringing milk up

S

Safe sleep for babies and toddlers

Safe toys (see: Toy safety)

Safety - baby walkers (see: Baby walkers) Updated

Safety for children 0-4 years

Safety in the Home (see: Home safety for children)

Sandpits

Scalds

School refusal and truancy

Seat Belts (see: Car safety restraints) Updated

Seat belts for children (see: Car safety restraints) Updated

Self-esteem for children and teenagers

Separation anxiety

Settling a crying baby (see: Crying baby)

Shaken baby (see: Never shake a baby)

Shouting in the family - effects on children (see: Yelling in the family - effects on children)

Shyness - children

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

Single parenting Updated

Sinusitis - children

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

Sleep Problems (see: Nightmares)

Sleep terrors (see: Night terrors - sleep terrors (children))

Sleep walking and sleep talking - children

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

Soiling and chronic constipation in children

Sore Eyes (see: Conjunctivitis (sticky eye)) Updated

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

Speech Development (see: Learning to talk)

Sport for children

Stealing - when children steal

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

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

Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy (SUDI) - including SIDS

Suicide (see: Helping your children after a suicide)

Sun protection for children

Swallowed objects - children swallowing small objects

Swearing - when children swear

T

Tantrums

Teasing of children

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

Teeth - decay and erosion

Teeth - dental care for children

Teeth - development and teething

Testes (testicles) - babies and children

Thinking of separating - separation and its effects on children

Thrush - babies and breastfeeding

Time in: guiding children’s behaviour

Toddler behaviour (see: Toddlers - tips for toddler troubles)

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

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

Toddlers - keeping them safe

Toddlers - living with toddlers Updated

Toddlers - tips for toddler troubles

Toilet training

Tongue-tie: breastfeeding and bottle feeding

Tonsillitis Updated

Toy safety

Truancy (see: School refusal and truancy)

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) Updated

V

Vegetarian diets for children

Vegetarian eating for young people

Vision (see: Your baby's eyes)

Vision - short sightedness (myopia)

Vision impairment - children

W

Water - drinking water

Weight problems in childhood

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

Whooping cough (pertussis) Updated

Why stories are important

Wind in babies

Winning, losing and cheating - children

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

Wrapping babies safely - and sleeping bags

Y

Yelling in the family - effects on children

Young people, body image and food

Your baby's eyes

Your baby's new-born hearing screening