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Life stages

Babies and toddlers health

Babies' and toddlers' health

Knowing and understanding the health risks of young children is an important part of being a parent. Learn about health issues like breastfeeding, cro...

Kids' health

Discover more about health topics relevant to kids and their parents and carers, such as fever and high temperature, medicines, vomiting, mental heal...

Teenagers' health

Growing up to a young adult can be exciting, but can also be tough for a lot of teenagers. Find out what to expect during puberty, and learn about hea...

Young adults health

Young adults' health

Becoming a young adult means new responsibilities, including taking charge of your own health. Learn about things like contraception, sexually transmi...

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Discover more about health topics relevant to pregnant women and parents-to-be, such as pregnancy tests, morning sickness, pre-eclampsia and labour.

Women's health

Learn more about health topics that concern women and their families, such as menopause, breast cancer, endometriosis and pregnancy.

Men's health

Many men feel uncomfortable discussing health issues affecting them. Here’s advice on how to lower your cholesterol or spotting signs of depression, a...

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Seniors' health

As you get older, it's important to understand how ageing affects the mind and body. Read up on bone health, arthritis, nutrition and more.

End of life health

Living with a terminal illness can be difficult for you and your loved ones. Learn more about coping with a terminal illness, talking about your feeli...

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Eating Disorders In Children, Teens, Pregnancy | Eating Disorders Victoria

Eating Disorders Victoria provides information on the life stages eating disorders can occur in: eating disorders in children, teens, pregnancy and midlife.

Read more on Eating Disorders Victoria website

Vitamin and mineral supplements: when are they needed? -

Vitamin and mineral supplements won't convert poor food choices into a healthy diet, but relevant quantities can address deficiencies at certain life stages.

Read more on myDr website

How much do we need each day? | Eat For Health

The Australian dietary guidelines inform people of different ages, life stages and gender, the minimum number of serves from each food group they need to eat each day, to make sure they get the full amount of nutrients their body needs.

Read more on NHMRC – National Health and Medical Research Council website

The basics - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Don’t miss out on life because you have an allergy. With some forward planning and good communication, you can participate in almost anything you desire. This section will take you through the basics of living with the risk of anaphylaxis and will help you and those around you be aware and be prepared. If you need information on starting pre-school, school or even going to work with severe allergies, check out our Life stages section for more specific information. Checklist for daily managem

Read more on Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia website

Sibling Challenges

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Sexual and Reproductive Health | Women's Health Victoria

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What do you want from a new relationship? — Relationships Australia

What you want from a relationship depends on your situation.

Read more on Relationships Australia website

Challenges for Siblings

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Overweight and obesity | Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Many Australians are overweight or obese. This puts them at higher risk of developing chronic conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease. Find out what we’re doing to reduce and prevent overweight and obesity in Australia.

Read more on Department of Health and Aged Care website

Balancing energy in and energy out | Nutrition Australia

Understand what energy from food is and how you can balance energy in and out to maintain a healthy weight.

Read more on Nutrition Australia website

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