Types of thermometer
Learn about digital thermometers and other different types of thermometers which you can use to take a child's temperature.
A high temperature is a normal response to infection and can be a common sign of a cold or flu. Learn about how to take a temperature reading and self-care advice.
This festive season, don't give your loved ones food poisoning
With the festive season comes the risk of food poisoning. Follow these tips to stay healthy and safe when entertaining at home.
Barbecuing food safely
Food poisoning cases increase during the barbecue season, so remember these simple steps to help keep your food safe on the ‘barbie’.
Fertility awareness (natural family planning)
Fertility awareness is a natural way to avoid getting pregnant. It means not having sex when you are fertile, but it is not as reliable as other forms of contraception. Learn more here.
First aid kits
An organised and properly stocked first aid kit can give you peace of mind in a medical emergency.
Fever in children
Fevers are quite common in young children and usually they are mild. Find out how to deal with fever and high temperatures in children here.