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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.

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Health checks for babies

Shortly before or after your baby is born, you'll be given a Child Health Record booklet. In Australia, this usually has a blue cover and is often called 'the blue book'.

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Supporting Red Nose Day saves little lives

Every day in Australia, 9 infants or children die suddenly and unexpectedly. The aim of Red Nose Day is to reduce this number to zero. Here's how you can help.

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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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Baby feeding

Links to trusted information about baby feeding.

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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.

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Children's feet

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.

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Baby rash

Nappy rash and cradle cap are common in babies. They are usually easily treated and won’t cause long-term problems – here are some self-care tips.

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Phenylketonuria

Links to trusted information about phenylketonuria (PKU), an inherited disorder that increases levels of an amino acid in the blood called phenylalanine.

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Play with babies and toddlers

Information on playing with babies and toddlers including getting them involved, tips for playing, play ideas, toy safety, plus links to trusted resources.

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Life stages

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.

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