Links to trusted information about phenylketonuria (PKU), an inherited disorder that increases levels of an amino acid in the blood called phenylalanine.
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.
Health information in relation to a number of different life stages and life events, such as babies and toddlers, children, teenagers, young adults, pregnancy, women's health, men's health, seniors and end-of-life issues.
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.
Caring for children's feet starts from birth. Find out more about how to look after your child's feet and how to keep them in tiptop condition.
Play with babies and toddlers
Not only is playing fun, but it's also the most effective way for children to learn. By playing, children can practise all the skills they'll need as they grow up.
Bottle feeding with formula
Lots of different brands of infant formula are available. Read our guide to the different types of formula available to feed your baby.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) is a term used to describe the sudden and unexpected death of a baby.
Whooping cough is a contagious bacterial infection and is most serious in babies. Here’s how to spot the symptoms and protect infants.
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.