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A

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

Abdominal pain (stomach ache) Updated

Aboriginal - a new baby

Aboriginal - baby's growth checks

Aboriginal - ear health - pina pati, pina palya?

Aboriginal - feeding your baby Updated

Aboriginal parenting and families

About babies

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

Abuse, emotional (see: Yelling) Updated

Acne (pimples, zits) Updated

Acquired brain injury

ADD and ADHD - how to manage them

ADD and ADHD - what are they?

Adolescence - when times get tough Updated

After the breakup (see: Parenting arrangements after separation)

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

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 Updated

Babies in hot weather Updated

Babies' dummies – safety alert

Baby care (see: Living with babies)

Baby exercise jumpers (jolly jumpers)

Baby massage Updated

Baby walkers

Baby's head shape - plagiocephaly

Bad language (see: Swearing) Updated

Bedwetting

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

Being a dad

Being a mum

Being a parent

Birthmarks Updated

Biting (see: Children biting)

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

Blended families

Blindness (see: Vision impairment) Updated

Boils

Books from Birth (see: Reading with babies) Updated

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 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 Updated

Breastfeeding - devices to help with breastfeeding

Breastfeeding - expressing and storing breastmilk

Breastfeeding - for fathers

Breastfeeding - healthy breasts feed best

Breastfeeding - looking after yourself Updated

Breastfeeding - medicines and drugs

Breastfeeding - more about breastfeeding

Breastfeeding - not enough milk Updated

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)) Updated

Bronchiolitis (wheezing babies) Updated

Bronchitis ('chest infection') Updated

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')) Updated

Chickenpox Updated

Child abuse and neglect

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

Children and separation (see: Family break-up)

Children and sport (see: Sport for children)

Children biting

Children in hospital 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) Updated

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Circumcision

Cleft lip and palate

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

Club foot Updated

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) Updated

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

Congenital torticollis - twisted neck in babies

Conjunctivitis Updated

Constipation Updated

Coping skills (resilience)

Cots

Cow's milk allergy Updated

Cradle cap

Crisis (see: Dealing with a crisis)

Cross gender behaviour of children, including cross dressing

Croup Updated

Crying baby

CTEV (see: Club foot) Updated

Cuts, grazes and bruises

Cyber-safety

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 Updated

Depression, post natal (see: 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)

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

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

Divorce (see: Family break-up)

Divorce and children (see: Parenting arrangements after separation)

Domestic violence (see: Family violence)

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) Updated

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 Updated

Eczema

Emotional abuse (see: Yelling) Updated

Encopresis (see: Soiling) Updated

Enuresis (see: Bedwetting)

Epiglottitis

Epistaxis (see: Nose bleeds) Updated

Exam stress (see: Stress and exams) Updated

Exclusion for infectious diseases

Exercise (see: Physical activity for children)

Eyes (see: Your baby's eyes) Updated

F

Falls (see: Head injuries) Updated

Families that work well

Family break-up

Family squabbles (see: Sibling rivalry)

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

Feeding children Updated

Feeding toddlers - 10 tips for happy meal times

Feeding toddlers - introduction

Feeding toddlers – what and how much?

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

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, 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)

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) Updated

Gastroenteritis

Gastroesophageal reflux (see: Reflux) Updated

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

Grief and loss

Growing and learning in the family

Growing and learning with babies

Growing and learning with preschoolers

Growing pains Updated

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

H

Habits

Hand, foot and mouth disease Updated

Head banging and rocking

Head injuries Updated

Head lice Updated

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

Headache Updated

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) Updated

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) Updated

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 Updated

Language impairment (see: Communication difficulties)

Laryngo-tracheo-bronchitis (see: Croup) Updated

Learning in young children (see: How children learn)

Learning Problems (see: Specific learning difficulties) Updated

Learning to talk

Leaving home

Leg Pains (see: Growing pains) Updated

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

Living with babies

Living with young people

Low lactose diet for children Updated

Lye water

Lying (see: Lies and fibs)

M

Male breasts - (gynaecomastia) Updated

Measles

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

Meningitis Updated

Menstruation (see: Periods - the facts)

Middle ear infections (Otitis Media)

Migraine Updated

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)

Mothers (see: New mums)

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

New parents

Newborn screening (see: Neonatal screening test)

Night terrors - sleep terrors

Nightmares

Nits (see: Head lice) Updated

Noise and hearing Updated

Nose bleeds Updated

O

Obesity (see: Weight problems in childhood)

Only child

Optimism

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

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

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) Updated

Pimples (see: Acne (pimples, zits)) Updated

Pinworms (see: Worms)

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

Play with children Updated

Playing safely

Pocket money

Poisoning

Poos, wees and nappies

Post-traumatic distress in children Updated

Postnatal depression

Prams and strollers

Pregnancy - risks Updated

Pregnancy and alcohol – risks and effects on the developing baby

Pregnancy in adolescence (see: Teenage pregnancy) Updated

Protecting children from sexual abuse

Psychological assessments

Puberty Updated

Puerperal Disorders (see: Postnatal depression)

Q

Quarrelling (see: Sibling rivalry)

R

Rashes in babies - roseola infantum

Reactions to food

Reading with babies Updated

Reading with children (see: Why stories are important)

Recovering after bushfire

Reflux Updated

Resilience (see: Coping skills (resilience))

Right from the start Updated

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

Ringworm (see: Tinea)

Risks in pregnancy (see: Pregnancy - risks) Updated

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 - 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 Updated

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 Updated

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

Separation anxiety Updated

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)) Updated

Single parenting

Sinusitis

Sleep - 3 to 6 months Updated

Sleep - 3 years to 6 years

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 for teens Updated

Sleep in early childhood Updated

Sleep Problems (see: Nightmares)

Sleep terrors (see: Night terrors - sleep terrors)

Sleep walking and sleep talking - children

Smoking

Soiling Updated

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

Sore Eyes (see: Conjunctivitis) Updated

Sore Throat (see: Tonsillitis)

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

Specific learning difficulties Updated

Speech Development (see: Learning to talk)

Speech impairment (see: Communication difficulties)

Spilling (see: Reflux) Updated

Splitting up (see: Family break-up)

Sport for children

Squint (see: Turned eyes (squint)) Updated

Stammering (see: Stuttering)

Staphylococcus aureus infections

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

Stepfamilies (see: Blended families)

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

Strabismus (see: Turned eyes (squint)) Updated

Streptococcal sore throat (see: Scarlet fever)

Stress and exams Updated

Stuttering

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

Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy (including SIDS) Updated

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

Surviving sexual abuse

Swallowed objects

Swearing Updated

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) Updated

Talking sex with young people

Tantrums Updated

Teasing

Teenage pregnancy Updated

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

Teeth - decay and erosion Updated

Teeth - dental care for children

Teeth - development and teething Updated

Television Updated

Testes (testicles)

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

Thinking of separating - separation and its effects on children

Thrush Updated

Time in: guiding children’s behaviour

Tinea

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 Updated

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)) Updated

Tummy Upsets (see: Gastroenteritis)

Turned eyes (squint) Updated

Twins

U

Umbilical care and umbilical hernia

Unsettled Baby (see: Crying baby)

Urinary tract infection in young children (UTIs) Updated

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

Urticaria (see: Hives)

Using paracetamol or ibuprofen

V

Varicella Zoster (see: Chickenpox) Updated

Vegetarian diets for children New

Vegetarian eating for young people

Violence towards parents by young people

Vision (see: Your baby's eyes) Updated

Vision - short sightedness (myopia)

Vision impairment Updated

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)) Updated

Whooping cough (pertussis)

Why stories are important

WildFires (see: Bushfires and children)

Wind in babies

Winning, losing and cheating Updated

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

Worms

Wrapping babies Updated

Y

Yelling Updated

Young parents

Young people and parties

Young people who are gay, lesbian or bisexual Updated

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 Updated

Your baby's new-born hearing screening

Z

Zits (see: Acne (pimples, zits)) Updated