Developmental milestones in babies and children
Track your baby’s growth and learnings with developmental milestones. Discover when to expect progress, recognise issues, and seek professional help.
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.
How your baby gains weight
All babies will gain weight differently, but there are some guidelines for healthy weight gain.
Developing life skills through sports
Sport isn’t just good for children’s bodies. Sport has psychological benefits for children and adolescents, and teaches them important life skills.
Raising Healthy Minds app
Raising Healthy Minds is a free app that supports parents, carers and professionals to build knowledge and confidence concerning the social and emotional wellbeing of children.
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a range of conditions caused by exposure to alcohol during pregnancy. Learn more about FASD here.
Rickets is a bone disease, usually due to low vitamin D levels, that causes soft, weak bones. It occurs in children and, occasionally, teenagers.
G6PD deficiency or 'favism' is a genetic disorder. It leads to red blood cell breakdown upon exposure to certain triggers, but can be managed.
Neuroblastoma in children
Neuroblastoma is a cancer that affects young children. The outlook for a child will depend on the tumour type, its location and how fast it’s growing.
Gliomas in children
Glioma is a type of cancer that grows in the brain or spinal cord. Learn more about the types, symptoms and treatment, and where to get support.