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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

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.

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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 we begin to age, it is important to understand the effects it has on our mind and body. Learn about health concerns that may affect you as you gro...

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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Support in different life stages

Information relating to planning for key stages of life: early years, school years and adult life.

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Life stages - Autism Awareness Australia

No one can predict how the life path for a child with autism will unfold, but we can provide quality information and insights to make that journey smoother.

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Life Stages - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Managing severe allergies poses different challenges when you are a baby, a child, a teenager or an adult. As children grow up and rely less on mum and dad, there are some simple steps parents can take to prepare their child for living with allergies.  It is important that children have supervised independence before they start going out on their own or with friends without adult supervision.Similarly, adults face different issues in the workplace or when socialising and they need to look

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Disability Services: Support in different life stages: Education options

When making choices about education, from pre-school to post-secondary, families should allow enough time to find out what is available in their area, and consider options that best meet their child’s educational requirements.

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Sleep across the lifespan | Jean Hailes

Women not only experience sleep differently from men, but are at increased risk of sleep changes and disturbances at different life stages.

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

Vegetarian feeding guide for babies and toddlers

At 4 to 6 months of age, your baby may be ready for solids. Here are suggestions on what vegetables to offer your child at different life stages.

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What are the current Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs)? Dietitians Association of Australia

What are the current Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs)? Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs) for Australia and New Zealand provide recommended intakes for energy (kilojoules), protein, carbohydrate, fibre, fats, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients based on age, sex and life stages

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The basics - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Dont 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

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Dementia Australia | Keep Your Life In Mind

Canberra, its time to Keep Your Life In Mind! Do you ever feel that much of your life is spent looking after the needs of others and not enough time is set aside to look after yourself? Midlife is a life stage where caring for the needs of immediate and older family members, whilst juggling a job and paying off the mortgage, often overshadows the need to maintain your own

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Preschool preparation

Going to preschool is a major milestone in your child's life. Find out how you can help prepare prepare for this important stage of development.

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