Children and sleep
Trusted information about children and sleep from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on sleep tips and sleep terrors.
Healthy sleep habits
Good sleep habits (or sleep hygiene) can improve your mood, wellbeing and ability to function properly. Learn how much sleep you need and why it is important.
Sleep apnoea occurs when a person’s throat is partly or completely blocked while they are asleep. Discover more about symptoms, complications and treatment.
Symptoms of depression
Depression (also known as major depression, or clinical depression) is a medical condition where people experience long and intense periods of low mood which affects their ability to function.
Obesity in children
An estimated 25% of children and adolescents in Australia are overweight. Read more to find out which children and teenagers are at risk of being obese.
Diarrhoea and vomiting in children
Trusted information on diarrhoea and vomiting in children and babies including causes and treatments, plus where to get more help and support.
Depression in children
If your child has symptoms of depression, it's best to seek professional help. Find out tips that can help by reading this page.
Adults with Prader-Willi may experience sleeping and breathing problems, and have an insatiable appetite, which can lead to life-threatening obesity.
Childhood obesity and overweight children
Trusted information on childhood obesity and steps to take to help overweight children, where to get support, and links to more information.
Trusted information on diarrhoea (diarrhea in American English) treatments for adults and children including medicines and eating, and links to trusted resources.