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Women's and Children's Health Network

The Child and Youth Health website is an initiative of the Women's and Children's Health Network (WCHN) within SA Health.

Women's and Children's Health Network provides acute and community-based services for women and children across South Australia, through the Women's and Children's Hospital and its network of Child and Family Health Centres. WCHN is also a key provider of accessible health information to the community via its websites and printed resources.

The cyh.com website has been online since 1998. It contains evidence-based health topics, specifically written for pregnant women, parents, primary school children, teenagers and young adults. The content is regularly reviewed by appropriate experts and the topics provide links to further resources and services. The topics are also a useful resource for teachers and other health professionals.

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Last reviewed: November 2012

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)

Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) is one of a number of tests that can be used to detect birth defects in pregnancy

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Kids' Health - Topics - Teeth - problems with teeth

If you are eating a variety of healthy foods, drinking tap water (which contains a tiny amount of fluoride) and brushing your teeth properly then you should have healthy, strong teeth

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis is one of a number of tests that can be used to detect birth defects in pregnancy

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Kids' Health - Topics - Splinters, thorns and prickles - for children

It's quite easy to collect splinters of wood or glass, thorns or prickles, if you are not thinking about what you are doing

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Kids' Health - Topics - Burns and scalds

There may be scar - the skin could look all red and shiny

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Listeria infection during pregnancy

Listeriosis is a rare but serious illness caused by a germ called Listeria

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Screening tests for neural tube defects

Screening tests can be done to work out the chance that your baby has a neural tube defect (eg spina bifida)

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Teeth - looking after your teeth during pregnancy

During pregnancy you may get gums problems - they may become more tender and bleed

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Kids' Health - Topics - Fungal infections - watch out for tinea!

Some germs love to get into areas of your body where it is warm and moist

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Problems in becoming pregnant

Only about eight out of ten women will achieve a pregnancy within twelve months of trying, and about one in eight women have difficulties getting pregnant

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