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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.

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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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

Read more on NHMRC – National Health and Medical Research Council 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

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.

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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.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

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

Nourishing Nutrients What are the current Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs)? 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

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

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

What you want from a relationship depends on your situation.

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Calcium - Better Health Channel

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Why do we need calcium? - Dietitians Australia

Nourishing Nutrients Why do we need calcium? Why do we need calcium? Calcium is super important for strong bones and healthy teeth

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Children - Dietitians Australia

Smart Eating Fast Facts Children Five ways to help tackle fussy eating Should we be concerned about a child’s weight? How can I prevent my child from becoming overweight? My child is overweight, what should I do? How can I get my child to eat more fruits and vegetables? What can I put in my child’s lunchbox? How much television can my children watch if I want them to be healthy? Can food additives affect my child’s behaviour? Children Getting the best start in life: All about childhood nutrition If you’re a parent, you’ll know just how active and busy children are

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