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Kids and mental health

Mental health problems affect a child’s emotions and behaviour, and can be worrying for the child and their family.

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Looking after a sick child

Find out how to best care for your child, make things easier for yourself and deal with minor accidents, plus where to go for expert help.

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Childhood obesity and overweight children

If you've learned that your child is overweight, there are simple steps you can take to help your child move towards a healthy weight.

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Chickenpox (varicella)

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness, but can also occur in adults. Here’s how to help ease symptoms and discomfort.

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Chickenpox symptoms

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness, but can also occur in adults. Here’s how to help ease the symptoms.

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Immunisation for your child

Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting children against certain diseases. Discover more about childhood vaccinations.

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Dyspraxia

Dyspraxia is a disorder of movement and coordination that can be picked up in childhood. Through the right treatment, you can help manage its symptoms.

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Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be caused by any severe and long-term trauma, including childhood abuse or domestic violence.

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Coughs, colds and ear infections in children

It’s normal for a child to have 8 or more colds per year. Read this article to find out more about common childhood ailments.

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Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in children

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer that develops in the white blood cells. One of the more common childhood cancers, it can grow quickly but is often curable.

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