Developmental milestones in babies and children
All babies grow and develop at different rates, but tracking how they reach certain ‘milestones’ – such as moving or communicating - along the way is one method to assess their progress. Learn more here.
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.
There are many different reasons why your head is itchy. Learn more about the causes and treatment options available.
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.
G6PD deficiency, sometimes called 'favism', is a genetic disorder that causes red blood cells to break down when exposed to triggers. People with G6PD deficiency can live a healthy life.
Rickets is a bone disease, usually due to low vitamin D levels, that causes soft, weak bones. It occurs in children and, occasionally, teenagers.
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.
Craniosynostosis is a birth defect in which the seams (sutures) between the bones in a newborn baby's skull close too early. It can be treated.