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Childhood problems

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Signs of serious childhood illness | Raising Children Network

How do you know when your child is really sick? Read this guide to signs of serious childhood illness for advice on when to go to hospital or see a doctor.

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Serious childhood illnesses: what to do | Raising Children Network

How do you know if your baby or young child is really sick? This guide helps you recognise signs of serious childhood illnesses and explains what to do.

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Otitis media in children - myDr.com.au

Otitis media (middle ear infection) is a common childhood illness that typically causes earache and fever.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Chronic childhood illness managing the emotional impact

Sometimes children have an illness that is not 'curable' but continues on into adulthood. Coping with chronic childhood illness can be very difficult at first, not only for the child, but for the whole family. In addition to the child's physical health and medical needs, you need to manage the feelings that come with all the changes and health issues.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Chronic childhood illness managing the emotional impact

Sometimes children have an illness that is not 'curable' but continues on into adulthood. Coping with chronic childhood illness can be very difficult at first, not only for the child, but for the whole family. In addition to the child's physical health and medical needs, you need to manage the feelings that come with all the changes and health issues.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

How to tell if your child is sick

Here is some helpful guidance on how to tell if your child is unwell, common symptoms for childhood illnesses and when you should seek further advice.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease | Raising Children Network

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common childhood illness. It comes up as mouth ulcers and blisters on your childs hands and feet. Its usually harmless.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease - myDr.com.au

Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common childhood illness causing mouth sores and a skin rash. Read about the symptoms, treatment and how to prevent infection by this viral illness.

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Audio recordings about childhood trauma and recovery

Blue Knot Foundation (formerly Adults Surviving Child Abuse ASCA) audios and interviews about childhood trauma, trauma informed practice and recovery.

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Fact sheet: family & friends childhood trauma survivors

Supporting Recovery: a fact sheet for friends, family, partners, loved ones of childhood trauma & abuse survivors to better support their recovery journey.

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