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A

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

Abdominal pain (stomach ache) Updated

Aboriginal - a new baby Updated

Aboriginal - baby's growth checks

Aboriginal - being a dad

Aboriginal - better foods for kids

Aboriginal - breastfeeding - getting your baby onto the breast

Aboriginal - child abuse and neglect

Aboriginal - ear health - pina pati, pina palya?

Aboriginal - feeding your baby

Aboriginal - healthy drinks for children aged 1-4 years

Aboriginal - healthy food and drinks for your grandkids

Aboriginal - sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

Aboriginal parenting and families

About babies

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

Abuse, emotional (see: Yelling)

Acne (pimples, zits) Updated

Acquired brain injury

ADD and ADHD - how to manage them Updated

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)

Alcohol - effects on unborn children (see: Pregnancy and alcohol – risks and effects on the developing baby) Updated

Alternative care - foster parenting

Anger (see: Feeling angry)

Anger - helping your child to manage it

Apraxia (dyspraxia) - effects on speech

Asperger syndrome

Asthma in childhood Updated

Atopic dermatitis (see: Eczema) Updated

Attachment

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

Autism

Autism spectrum disorder

B

Babies - day and night patterns in the early months

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 Updated

Bad language (see: Swearing)

Bedwetting

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

Being a dad

Being a dad - easy to read (see: Aboriginal - being a dad)

Being a mum

Being a parent

Birthmarks

Bites and stings Updated

Biting (see: Children biting)

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

Blended families

Blindness (see: Vision impairment)

Boils Updated

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)

Brain injury (see: Acquired brain injury)

Breastfeeding - a new baby

Breastfeeding - about breastfeeding

Breastfeeding - balancing breastfeeding and work

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)) Updated

Bronchiolitis (wheezing babies)

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)

Cerebral palsy

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

Chickenpox

Child abuse

Child abuse and neglect

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

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)

Children biting

Children in hospital

Children with a disability

Children with hearing loss

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 Updated

Chronic Constipation in Childhood (see: Soiling) Updated

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Updated

Circumcision

Cleft lip and palate Updated

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

Club foot

Coeliac disease Updated

Cold sores

Colds

Colic in babies

Colour blindness

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 Updated

Conjunctivitis

Constipation Updated

Coping skills (resilience)

Cots

Cow's milk allergy

Cradle cap Updated

Crisis (see: Dealing with a crisis)

Cross gender behaviour of children, including cross dressing

Croup Updated

Crying baby

CTEV (see: Club foot)

Cuts, grazes and bruises

Cyber-safety

D

Deafness (see: Children with hearing loss)

Dealing with a crisis

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

Depression in children Updated

Depression, post natal (see: Postnatal depression) Updated

Developmental delay

Developmental disabilities (alcohol related) (see: Pregnancy and alcohol – risks and effects on the developing baby) Updated

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

Diaper Rash (see: Nappy rash) Updated

Diarrhoea (see: Gastroenteritis) Updated

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)

Divorce (see: Family break-up)

Divorce and children (see: Parenting arrangements after separation)

Dogs and kids

Domestic violence (see: Family violence)

Donor conception - telling your child

Down syndrome

Drinking water (see: Water - drinking water)

Drinks for children - easy read

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))

Eat well and be active for good health

Eating things that are not food - pica Updated

Eczema Updated

Emotional abuse (see: Yelling)

Encopresis (see: Soiling) Updated

Enuresis (see: Bedwetting)

Epiglottitis

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)

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 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

Feeling sick

Feet (see: Gait - the way children walk)

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

Fever Updated

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)

Food allergy - easy read

Food in adolescence (see: Young people and food)

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)

Foster parenting (see: Alternative care - foster parenting)

Freckles and moles

Fruit and vegetables for young children

Fused labia Updated

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 Updated

Gastroesophageal reflux (see: Reflux) Updated

German Measles (see: Rubella (German measles))

Giardia

Gifted and talented children

Glandular fever

Going back to work

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

Head banging and rocking

Head injuries

Head lice

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

Headache Updated

Health checks Updated

Healthy screen habits - safe technology use

Hearing and hearing loss Updated

Hearing impairment (see: Children with hearing loss)

Hearing problems from noise (see: Noise and hearing) Updated

Heat rash (see: Intertrigo (rash under the chin in babies and in other skin folds)) Updated

Helping your children after a suicide

Hernia (see: Umbilical care and umbilical hernia) Updated

Herpes Simplex Type 1 (see: Cold sores)

Hiccups Updated

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

Hygiene

I

Ibuprofen and paracetamol (see: Using paracetamol or ibuprofen) Updated

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

Ingrowing toenails

Intellectual disability

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

Iron rich foods for babies and growing children

J

Jaundice in babies Updated

L

Lactose intolerance in babies

Language impairment (see: Communication difficulties)

Laryngo-tracheo-bronchitis (see: Croup) Updated

Lead poisoning Updated

Learning in young children (see: How children learn)

Learning Problems (see: Specific learning difficulties)

Learning to talk

Leaving home

Leg Pains (see: Growing pains) Updated

Legal issues for children A-Z (South Australia)

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

Lye water

Lying (see: Lies and fibs)

M

Male breasts - (gynaecomastia) Updated

Measles

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

Meningitis

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) Updated

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) Updated

N

Nappy rash Updated

Neonatal jaundice (see: Jaundice in babies) Updated

Neonatal screening test Updated

Never shake a baby

New mums

New parents

Newborn screening (see: Neonatal screening test) Updated

Night terrors - sleep terrors

Nightmares

Nits (see: Head lice)

Noise and hearing Updated

Nose bleeds

O

Obesity (see: Weight problems in childhood) Updated

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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))

Otitis media (see: Middle ear infections (Otitis Media))

Overweight Children (see: Weight problems in childhood) Updated

P

Pacifiers (see: Dummies, thumbs and other comforters)

Paracetamol and ibuprofen (see: Using paracetamol or ibuprofen) Updated

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

Parent-child relationship (see: Attachment)

Parenting (see: Being a parent)

Parenting arrangements after separation

Parents on drugs (see: Parents who use drugs)

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) Updated

Play with children

Playing safely

Pneumonia

Pocket money

Poisoning

Poos, wees and nappies Updated

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Postnatal depression Updated

Prams and strollers

Pregnancy - risks Updated

Pregnancy and alcohol – risks and effects on the developing baby Updated

Pregnancy in adolescence (see: Teenage pregnancy)

Protecting children from sexual abuse

Psychological assessments

Puberty

Puerperal Disorders (see: Postnatal depression) Updated

Q

Quarrelling (see: Sibling rivalry)

R

Rape

Rashes in babies - roseola infantum

Reactions to food

Reading with babies

Reading with children (see: Why stories are important)

Recovering after bushfire

Reflux Updated

Resilience (see: Coping skills (resilience))

Right from the start

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

Ringworm (see: Tinea) Updated

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

Scabies

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

Self-harm

Separation anxiety

Sexual assault (see: Rape)

Sexual development in adolescence (see: Talking sex with young people)

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

Shoes for children

Shunts and hydrocephalus (see: Hydrocephalus and shunts)

Shyness

Sibling rivalry

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

Single parenting

Sinusitis Updated

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 in early childhood

Sleep Problems (see: Nightmares)

Sleep terrors (see: Night terrors - sleep terrors)

Sleep walking and sleep talking

Smoking

Soiling Updated

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

Sore Eyes (see: Conjunctivitis)

Sore Throat (see: Tonsillitis)

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

Specific learning difficulties

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

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) Updated

Sun protection

Surviving sexual abuse

Swallowed objects

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 New

Teenage pregnancy

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

Teeth - give your child's teeth a healthy start

Teeth - when a tooth is knocked out

Television

Testes (testicles) Updated

The early years (see: Right from the start)

The Nanny Show and you (see: The Super-nanny Show and you)

The Super-nanny Show and you

Thinking separation

Thrush

Time in: guiding children’s behaviour

Tinea 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

Toenails - ingrowing toenails (see: Ingrowing toenails)

Toilet training

Tongue-tie Updated

Tonsillitis

Tooth Injuries (see: Teeth - when a tooth is knocked out)

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

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) Updated

Turned eyes (squint) Updated

Twins

U

Umbilical care and umbilical hernia Updated

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 Updated

V

Varicella Zoster (see: Chickenpox)

Vegetarian eating for young people

Violence towards parents by young people

Vision (see: Your baby's eyes)

Vision - short sightedness (myopia)

Vision impairment

Vitamin K at birth Updated

W

Walking (see: Gait - the way children walk)

Water - drinking water

Water safety

Weight problems in childhood Updated

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)

Working and parenting (see: Going back to work)

Worms

Wrapping babies

Y

Yelling

Young parents

Young people and food

Young people and parties

Young people who are gay, lesbian or bisexual

Young people, alcohol and illegal drugs

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 Updated

Z

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