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Health checks for babies
Shortly before or after your baby is born, you'll be given a Child Health Record booklet. In Australia, this usually has a blue cover and is often called 'the blue book'.
How your baby gains weight
All babies will gain weight differently, but there are some guidelines for healthy weight gain.
Most children start potty training between 2 and 3 years of age. Find out whether your child is ready with these helpful toilet training tips.
Asthma and pregnancy
Most asthma medicines have been shown to be extremely safe for both you and your developing baby but check with your doctor if taking oral corticosteroids.
Childcare, school exclusions, and COVID-19
Frequently asked questions on COVID-19 (coronavirus) for parents and carers regarding childcare and school.
G6PD deficiency, sometimes called 'favism', is a genetic disorder that causes red blood cells to break down when exposed to triggers. People with G6PD deficiency can live a healthy life.
Rickets is a bone disease, usually a result of low vitamin D levels, that causes soft and weak bones. It occurs in children and, occasionally, teenagers.