Allergic reactions to cow's milk
About 1 in 50 infants has an allergic reaction to cow’s milk. Learn more here about allergy to milk proteins.
Egg allergy usually starts in infancy, but most children grow out of it. Learn about the symptoms and diagnosis of egg allergy, and ways to avoid egg.
Botulism is a rare, serious illness caused by a toxin produced by clostridium botulinum bacteria. Learn how you can reduce your risk with preventative measures.
Why 4 in 10 mothers stop breastfeeding by 6 months
Most new parents know 'breast is best', but while more than 9 out of 10 babies are breastfed at birth, few mums are breastfeeding exclusively 5 months later.
Exposure to nuts, even in very small amounts, is a common trigger for a severe allergic reaction. Find out more here about nut allergies and how they can be managed.
Feeding your newborn baby
One of the most important choices you need to make as a new parent is how you will feed your baby. Find out about the different options available.
How to perform CPR
CPR is cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Find out how and when to perform CPR, and how to find a training course.
Medicines for babies and children
Get practical and reliable advice on giving your sick infant or child medicine, including help with measuring dosage and managing side effects.
Vitamin A and your health
Vitamin A is important for good vision, healthy skin and for supporting the immune system. Most Australians can get enough from eating a varied, healthy diet.
Diarrhoea in children
Diarrhoea in children is very common, and when certain other symptoms are present, it may be serious. Find out here about the causes, symptoms and treatments.