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A

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

Abdominal pain (stomach ache) - children Updated

Aboriginal - a new baby

Aboriginal parenting and families

About babies

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

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

Acne (pimples, zits)

Acquired brain injury - children

ADD and ADHD - what are they? Updated

Adolescence - when times get tough Updated

Adoption

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 - when parents feel angry)

Anger - helping your child to manage it

Antenatal and postnatal depression

Apraxia (dyspraxia) - effects on speech Updated

Asthma in childhood Updated

Atopic dermatitis (see: Eczema - babies and children)

Attachment - babies, young children and their parents

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

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

Auditory processing disorder - children

B

Babies - common questions and answers

Babies - day and night patterns in the early months

Babies - what are they like? (see: About babies)

Babies in hot weather Updated

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 - 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 Updated

Being a father (see: Being a dad) Updated

Being a mum Updated

Being a parent

Biting (see: Children biting)

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

Blended families

Blindness (see: Vision impairment - children)

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

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 - children)

Breastfeeding - a new baby

Breastfeeding - devices to help with breastfeeding

Breastfeeding - expressing and storing breastmilk Updated

Breastfeeding - for fathers Updated

Breastfeeding - looking after yourself

Breastfeeding - medicines and drugs

Breastfeeding - more about breastfeeding (see: Breastfeeding - questions and answers)

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

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

Bronchiolitis (wheezing babies)

Bronchitis ('chest infection') - children Updated

Bullying

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

Bushfires - supporting children who have been affected by a bushfire

C

Car safety restraints

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

Central auditory processing disorder (see: Auditory processing disorder - children)

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

Chest infection (see: Bronchitis ('chest infection') - children) Updated

Chickenpox Updated

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 babies in hospital

Children and families (see: Growing and learning in the family)

Children and learning about sexuality

Children and separation (see: Family break-up - helping children cope)

Children and sport (see: Sport for children)

Children biting

Children fighting with their sisters or brothers (see: Sibling rivalry - children fighting with their sisters or brothers)

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

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)

Children's mental health

Choking on food and other objects - children

Chronic childhood illness – managing the emotional impact

Chronic Constipation in Childhood (see: Soiling and chronic constipation in children)

Circumcision

Cleft lip and palate

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

Coeliac disease in children

Colds

Colic in babies

Comforters (see: Dummies, thumbs and other comforters)

Communication difficulties - children

Conduct disorders - children and teenagers

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

Congenital torticollis (see: Turned neck in babies - congenital torticollis)

Conjunctivitis (sticky eye) Updated

Constipation in babies and children

Coping skills (resilience)

Cots - what to look for

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

Crossed eyes - squint (see: Turned eyes (squint)) Updated

Croup

Crying baby

Cuts, grazes and bruises

Cyber-safety

D

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

Dealing with a crisis - helping children deal 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)

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 in babies)

Diaper Rash (see: Nappy rash)

Diarrhoea (see: Gastroenteritis - babies and children) Updated

Disabilities (see: Children with a disability)

Disability - brothers and sisters of children who have a disability

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 - helping children cope)

Divorce and children (see: Parenting arrangements after separation)

Domestic violence (see: Family violence)

Domestic violence hurts children

Donor conception - telling your child

Drinking water (see: Water - drinking water)

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

E

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 - babies and children

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

Encopresis (see: Soiling and chronic constipation in children)

Enuresis (see: Bedwetting)

Epiglottitis

Epilepsy in childhood

Epistaxis (see: Nose bleeds)

Exclusion for infectious diseases - keeping sick children away from others

Exercise (see: Physical activity for children)

Eyes (see: Your baby's eyes)

F

Falls (see: Head injuries - babies and children)

Families and young children (see: Growing and learning in the family)

Families that work well - parenting young children

Family break-up - helping children cope

Family squabbles (see: Sibling rivalry - children fighting with their sisters or brothers)

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 Updated

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

Feet (see: Gait - the way children walk)

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

Fever - children

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

Fighting - children fighting with their sisters or brothers (see: Sibling rivalry - children fighting with their sisters or brothers)

First Aid (see: Cuts, grazes and bruises)

Fish for young children

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

Flu (see: Influenza)

Food allergy (see: Reactions to food - babies and children)

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

Food intolerance (see: Reactions to food - babies and 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)

Freckles and moles

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

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

Gastroenteritis - babies and children Updated

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

German Measles (see: Rubella (German measles))

Giardia

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

Grandparenting

Grief and loss - children

Growing and learning in the family

Growing and learning with babies

Growing pains Updated

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

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

H

Habits - children's habits Updated

Hand, foot and mouth disease - children

Head banging and rocking - young children

Head injuries - babies and children

Head lice

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

Headaches - children Updated

Health checks - babies and young children Updated

Healthy screen habits for children - safe technology use

Hearing and hearing loss - babies and children Updated

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

Hearing problems from noise (see: Noise and hearing - children and teenagers)

Hearing screening - newborn babies (see: Your baby's new-born hearing screening)

Heat rash (see: Rash under the chin and in other skin folds in babies - intertrigo)

Helping your children after a suicide

Hernia (see: Umbilical care and umbilical hernia - babies and young children) Updated

Hiccups

High fibre diet for children

Hips - developmental dysplasia of the hip in babies

Home alone - leaving children home alone Updated

Home safety for children

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

How children learn

Hydrocephalus and shunts

I

Ibuprofen and paracetamol for babies and children (see: Using paracetamol or ibuprofen - babies and children)

Imaginary friends Updated

Immunisation of children

Impetigo (see: School sores (impetigo))

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)

Infectious Mononucleosis (see: Glandular fever)

Influenza

Intellectual disability - children

Intertrigo (see: Rash under the chin and in other skin folds in babies - intertrigo)

Iron rich foods for babies and growing children

J

Jaundice in babies

K

Keeping sick children away from others (see: Exclusion for infectious diseases - keeping sick children away from others)

L

Labial adhesions (see: Fused labia (labial adhesions) - babies and young girls)

Lactose intolerance in babies

Language impairment (see: Communication difficulties - children )

Laryngo-tracheo-bronchitis (see: Croup)

Learning in young children (see: How children learn)

Learning to talk Updated

Leaving home - for parents of teenagers and young adults

Leg Pains (see: Growing pains) Updated

Legs (see: Gait - the way children walk)

Lies and fibs - children

Limits that stick (see: Discipline (teens))

Literacy - more than reading and writing

Living with adult children

Living with babies

Living with young people - parenting teenagers

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

Low lactose diet for children

Lye water - keeping children safe

Lying (see: Lies and fibs - children)

M

Male breasts at puberty - (gynaecomastia)

Measles

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

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

Meningitis

Meningococcal disease

Middle ear infections (Otitis Media)

Migraine - children and teenagers

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)

Mother-child relationship (see: Attachment - babies, young children and their parents)

Mothers (see: New mums)

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

Moving around - motor development of babies and toddlers

Multiple births (see: Twins)

Mumps

N

Nappy rash

Neonatal jaundice (see: Jaundice in babies)

Neonatal screening test

Never shake a baby

New fathers (see: Being a dad) Updated

New mums

New parents

New-born hearing screening (see: Your baby's new-born hearing screening)

Newborn screening (see: Neonatal screening test)

Night terrors - sleep terrors (children) Updated

Nightmares Updated

Nits (see: Head lice)

Noise and hearing - children and teenagers

Nose bleeds

O

Obesity (see: Weight problems in childhood)

Only child

Optimism - helping children to become optimistic

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 for babies and children (see: Using paracetamol or ibuprofen - babies and children)

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

Parent-child relationship (see: Attachment - babies, young children and their parents)

Parenting (see: Being a parent)

Parenting arrangements after separation

Parenting children - what is your parenting style?

Parenting style (see: Parenting children - what is your parenting style?)

Parenting teenagers (see: Living with young people - parenting teenagers)

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

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

Passive smoking - protecting babies and children

Peer pressure Updated

Pertussis (see: Whooping cough (pertussis))

Physical activity for children

Physical disability - children

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

Pimples (see: Acne (pimples, zits))

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

Play with children

Playing safely

Pocket money Updated

Poisoning - keeping children safe Updated

Poos, wees and nappies

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

Post-traumatic distress in children

Postnatal depression (see: Antenatal and postnatal depression)

Pregnancy and alcohol – risks and effects on the developing baby

Pregnancy in adolescence (see: Teenage pregnancy)

Protecting children from sexual abuse

Psychological assessments of children

Puberty

Q

Quarrelling (see: Sibling rivalry - children fighting with their sisters or brothers)

R

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

Rashes in babies - roseola infantum

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 Updated

Resilience (see: Coping skills (resilience))

Right from the start - children's early years Updated

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

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 for children - safe technology use)

Safe toys (see: Toy safety)

Safety - baby walkers (see: Baby walkers)

Safety for children 0-4 years

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

Sandpits

Scalds Updated

Scarlet fever

School refusal and truancy

School sores (impetigo)

School suspension, exclusion or expulsion

Seat Belts (see: Car safety restraints)

Seat belts for children (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

Settling a crying baby (see: Crying baby)

Sexual abuse - protecting children (see: Protecting children from sexual abuse)

Sexual development in adolescence (see: Talking about sex - parents and teenagers)

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

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

Shunts and hydrocephalus (see: Hydrocephalus and shunts)

Shyness - children

Sibling rivalry - children fighting with their sisters or brothers

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

Single parenting

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 Updated

Sleep - birth to 3 months

Sleep for teenagers

Sleep in early childhood Updated

Sleep Problems (see: Nightmares) Updated

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

Sleep walking and sleep talking - children

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

Smoking - giving up smoking

Soiling and chronic constipation in children

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

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

Sore Throat (see: Tonsillitis) Updated

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

Speech Development (see: Learning to talk) Updated

Speech impairment (see: Communication difficulties - children )

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

Splitting up (see: Family break-up - helping children cope)

Sport for children

Squint (see: Turned eyes (squint)) Updated

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 - when children steal

Stepfamilies (see: Blended families)

Stomach ache (see: Abdominal pain (stomach ache) - children) Updated

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

Strabismus (see: Turned eyes (squint)) Updated

Streptococcal sore throat (see: Scarlet fever)

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

Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy (SUDI) - 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) Updated

Sun protection for children

Surviving sexual abuse - for parents

Swallowed objects - children swallowing small objects

Swearing - when children swear

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

T

Talking about sex - parents and teenagers

Talking sex with young people (see: Talking about sex - parents and teenagers)

Tantrums

Teasing

Teenage pregnancy

Teenagers - eating well and eating disorders (see: Young people, body image and food)

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

Teenagers and depression (see: Young people, feelings and depression)

Teeth - decay and erosion Updated

Teeth - dental care for children

Teeth - development and teething

Television - a guide for parents

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 - 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

Toddlers - tips for toddler troubles

Toilet training

Tongue-tie: breastfeeding and bottle feeding Updated

Tonsillitis Updated

Torticollis (see: Turned neck in babies - congenital torticollis)

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) - children) Updated

Tummy Upsets (see: Gastroenteritis - babies and children) Updated

Turned eyes (squint) Updated

Turned neck in babies - congenital torticollis

Twins

Twisted neck in babies - congenital torticollis (see: Turned neck in babies - congenital torticollis)

U

Umbilical care and umbilical hernia - babies and young children Updated

Unsettled Baby (see: Crying baby)

Urinary tract infection in young children (UTIs)

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

Using paracetamol or ibuprofen - babies and children

V

Varicella Zoster (see: Chickenpox) Updated

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 - children

Vitamin K at birth

W

Walking (see: Gait - the way children walk)

Water - drinking water

Weight problems in childhood

What about parents' rights?

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

What is your parenting style? (see: Parenting children - what is your parenting style?)

Wheezing babies (see: Bronchiolitis (wheezing babies))

When your child has a disability (see: Children with a disability)

Whooping cough (pertussis)

Why stories are important

WildFires (see: Bushfires - supporting children who have been affected by a bushfire)

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 parents

Young people who are gay, lesbian or bisexual

Young people, alcohol and illegal drugs Updated

Young people, body image and food

Young people, feelings and depression

Your baby's eyes

Your baby's new-born hearing screening

Z

Zits (see: Acne (pimples, zits))