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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)

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

After the breakup (see: Parenting arrangements after separation) Updated

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

Antenatal and postnatal depression Updated

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

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)

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

Boils

Books from Birth (see: Reading with babies) Updated

Bottle feeding - all about infant formula Updated

Bottle feeding - cleaning and sterilising bottles and equipment Updated

Bottle feeding - drinks for babies Updated

Bottle feeding - feeding your baby with formula Updated

Bottle feeding - making up formula Updated

Bottle feeding - soy infant formulas Updated

Boy babies (see: Circumcision)

Brain injury (see: Acquired brain injury)

Breastfeeding - a new baby

Breastfeeding - devices to help with breastfeeding

Breastfeeding - expressing and storing breastmilk Updated

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 at puberty - (gynaecomastia))

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

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) Updated

Child safety

Children and learning about sexuality

Children and separation (see: Family break-up)

Children and sport (see: Sport for children)

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

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

Cleft lip and palate

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

Club foot

Coeliac disease in children

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)

Congenital torticollis - twisted neck in babies

Conjunctivitis

Constipation in babies and children

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

Crying baby

CTEV (see: Club foot)

Cuts, grazes and bruises

Cyber-safety

Cyberbullying

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 and young people

Depression, post natal (see: Antenatal and postnatal depression) Updated

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)

Diabetes in children and teens

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 Updated

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

Divorce (see: Family break-up)

Divorce and children (see: Parenting arrangements after separation) Updated

Domestic violence (see: Family violence)

Domestic violence hurts children

Donor conception - telling your child

Drinking water (see: Water - drinking water)

Drowning prevention (see: Water safety)

Drugs and parenting (see: Parents who use drugs) Updated

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)

Eating things that are not food - pica

Eczema

Emotional abuse (see: Yelling)

Encopresis (see: Soiling)

Enuresis (see: Bedwetting)

Epiglottitis

Epilepsy in childhood

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

Family break-up

Family squabbles (see: Sibling rivalry) Updated

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 Updated

Feeding children Updated

Feeding toddlers - 10 tips for happy meal times Updated

Feeding toddlers - introduction

Feeding toddlers – what and how much? Updated

Feeding your baby Updated

Feeling angry

Feeling sick Updated

Feet (see: Gait - the way children walk)

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

Fever Updated

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) Updated

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

Food intolerance (see: Reactions to food) Updated

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 - children swallowing small objects) Updated

Freckles and moles

Fruit and vegetables for young children

Fused labia (labial adhesions) Updated

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

Fussy behaviour in babies - wonder weeks Updated

Fussy eating

G

Gait - the way children walk

Gastric Reflux (see: Reflux in babies - bringing milk up) Updated

Gastroenteritis

Gastroesophageal reflux (see: Reflux in babies - bringing milk up) Updated

German Measles (see: Rubella (German measles))

Giardia Updated

Gifted and talented children

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

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

Glandular fever Updated

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 at puberty - (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

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 Updated

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)

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) Updated

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

Labial adhesions (see: Fused labia (labial adhesions)) Updated

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

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 Updated

Living with babies

Living with young people

Low lactose diet for children

Lye water

Lying (see: Lies and fibs)

M

Male breasts at puberty - (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 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 of babies and toddlers) Updated

Moving around - motor development of babies and toddlers Updated

Multiple births (see: Twins)

Mumps Updated

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

N

Nappy rash

Neonatal jaundice (see: Jaundice in babies)

Neonatal screening test Updated

Never shake a baby

New mums

New parents

Newborn screening (see: Neonatal screening test) Updated

Night terrors - sleep terrors Updated

Nightmares Updated

Nits (see: Head lice)

Noise and hearing

Nose bleeds

O

Obesity (see: Weight problems in childhood)

Only child Updated

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?)

Parent-child relationship (see: Attachment)

Parenting (see: Being a parent)

Parenting arrangements after separation Updated

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

Parents on drugs (see: Parents who use drugs) Updated

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

Parents who use drugs Updated

Parents with a mental illness

Parvovirus B19 infection - slapped face disease

Passive smoking

Peer pressure Updated

Periods - the facts

Pertussis (see: Whooping cough (pertussis))

Physical activity for children

Physical disability - children Updated

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 Updated

Playing safely

Pocket money Updated

Poisoning

Poos, wees and nappies

Post-traumatic distress in children

Postnatal depression (see: Antenatal and postnatal depression) Updated

Prams and strollers

Pregnancy - risks

Pregnancy and alcohol – risks and effects on the developing baby

Pregnancy in adolescence (see: Teenage pregnancy) Updated

Protecting children from sexual abuse

Psychological assessments of children Updated

Puberty Updated

Q

Quarrelling (see: Sibling rivalry) Updated

R

Rashes in babies - roseola infantum Updated

Reactions to food Updated

Reading with babies Updated

Reading with children (see: Why stories are important)

Recovering after bushfire

Reflux in babies - bringing milk up Updated

Resilience (see: Coping skills (resilience))

Right from the start - children's early years Updated

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

Ringworm (see: Tinea - ringworm) Updated

Risks in pregnancy (see: Pregnancy - risks)

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

Rotavirus gastroenteritis

Rubella (German measles)

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 Updated

Safety in the Home (see: Home safety)

Sandpits Updated

Scalds Updated

Scarlet fever Updated

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 Updated

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 Updated

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

Single parenting

Sinusitis

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

Sleep - 3 to 6 months Updated

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 teenagers New

Sleep in early childhood

Sleep Problems (see: Nightmares) Updated

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

Sleep walking and sleep talking - children Updated

Smoking - giving up 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) Updated

Specific learning difficulties

Speech Development (see: Learning to talk)

Speech impairment (see: Communication difficulties)

Spilling (see: Reflux in babies - bringing milk up) Updated

Splitting up (see: Family break-up)

Sport for children

Squint (see: Turned eyes (squint))

Stammering (see: Stuttering)

Starting school

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)

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

Strabismus (see: Turned eyes (squint))

Streptococcal sore throat (see: Scarlet fever) Updated

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

Surviving sexual abuse - for parents Updated

Swallowed objects - children swallowing small objects Updated

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

Tantrums

Teasing

Teenage pregnancy Updated

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

Teeth - decay and erosion Updated

Teeth - dental care for children

Teeth - development and teething

Television

Testes (testicles) - babies and children Updated

The early years (see: Right from the start - children's early years) Updated

Thinking of separating - separation and its effects on children

Thrush Updated

Time in: guiding children’s behaviour

Tinea - ringworm Updated

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

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

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? Updated

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) Updated

Worms

Wrapping babies safely - and sleeping bags

Y

Yelling

Young parents

Young people and parties

Young people who are gay, lesbian or bisexual

Young people, alcohol and illegal drugs

Young people, body image and food

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))