What do paediatricians do?
Paediatricians diagnose, treat and provide care for babies, kids and teenagers; including illnesses and physical, mental and behavioural development.
Kawasaki disease is a rare condition mostly affecting children. It causes fever and inflammation of the blood vessels, but most kids recover without long-term problems.
Depression in children
If your child has symptoms of depression, it's best to seek professional help. Find out more about depression and children.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects people of all ages. Find out about ADHD symptoms and how ADHD is diagnosed and treated.
Elective caesarean section
A caesarean section is a common operation and is usually a safe method of delivery for you and your baby.
Oxytocin is a hormone that makes you feel love and trust. Understand the role of oxytocin and find out if you can adjust the levels of this hormone in your body.
These are a type of epileptic seizure that cause someone to stare, and lose awareness for a few seconds. They’re also called ‘petit mal’ seizures.
Separation anxiety disorder commonly occurs among young children. However, it is now also recognised as a condition that can affect adults.
Cri du chat syndrome
Cri du chat (Cry of the cat) syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that causes delayed physical development, a small head size and intellectual disability. Learn more here, including why the condition has this name.
Williams syndrome can cause development, learning and medical problems, although children with it often have well-developed language and music skills.