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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.

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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.

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How your baby gains weight

All babies gain weight at different rates. Understand your baby's healthy weight gain with guidelines on feeding, growth and developmental milestones.

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Itchy scalp

There are many different reasons why your head is itchy. Learn more about the causes and treatment options available.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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G6PD deficiency

G6PD deficiency or 'favism' is a genetic disorder. It leads to red blood cell breakdown upon exposure to certain triggers, but can be managed.

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Rickets

Rickets is a bone disease that can affect children with lack of vitamin D. Find out about the symptoms and treatments for rickets.

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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.

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