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Babies' and toddlers' health

Knowing and understanding the health risks of young children is an important part of being a parent. Learn about health issues like breastfeeding, croup and fevers in young children.

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Assisted vaginal delivery (antenatal use)

An assisted vaginal delivery is a common procedure and is usually a safe method of delivery for you and your baby.

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How your baby gains weight

All babies will gain weight differently, but there are some guidelines for healthy weight gain.

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How your baby's teeth develop

Baby teeth start to come through the gums at about 6 months and have usually all appeared by 2 to 3 years of age. Learn how to care for baby teeth.

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Breastfeeding your baby

Breastfeeding is the most natural way to feed your baby, providing all the nutrition your baby needs during the first six months of life and a loving bond with your baby.

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Developmental milestones in babies and children

All babies grow and develop at different rates, but tracking how they reach certain ‘milestones’ – such as moving or communicating - along the way is one method to assess their progress. Learn more here.

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How will you feed your baby?

One of the most important choices you need to make as a new mum is how you will feed your baby. Find out about the different options.

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Is 'baby brain' real?

Researchers at Deakin University who investigated 'baby brain' found that cognitive function and memory are affected in the third trimester of pregnancy.

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Your baby and the first few weeks

The first few weeks at home with your newborn can be an exciting but daunting time, particularly if you are new parents. Find out what care and support are available to you after you leave hospital.

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Cradle cap

Cradle cap is the build-up of yellow, greasy and often scaly patches of skin that appear on your baby's scalp. It is not painful or itchy for your baby.

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