childrens health

What if my child sees something graphic on the internet?

The internet is full of unpleasant images and social media increasingly unfortunately makes available to our kids things they really

Accidental poisoning

Childhood poisoning may be accidental, but it can still be prevented. Because it is impossible to keep your eyes on

Hand, foot and mouth disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common childhood illness that is caused by a viral infection. The most

Polio: symptoms, causes and treatment

What is polio? Polio (which is short for poliomyelitis) is an infectious disease that can cause permanent muscle weakness, paralysis,

What if my child sees something graphic on the internet?

The internet is full of unpleasant images and social media increasingly, unfortunately, makes available to our kids’ things they really

Australian Standard Vaccination Schedule for Vaccinations

This table shows vaccinations included in the Australian National Immunisation Program Schedule as well as some other recommended vaccinations. Below

Australian Standard Vaccination Schedule

This table shows vaccinations included in the Australian National Immunisation Program Schedule as well as some other recommended vaccinations. Below

The impact of childhood trauma

Dr Matthew Cullen, Psychiatrist, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney Children who are exposed to long-term mental abuse, typically via neglect, sexual

What are night terrors? A brief look.

Night Terrors vs. Dreams All human beings experience dreams. There are pleasant dreams, which we experience, there are nightmares, which

How to get kids to eat vegetables?

Getting kids to eat their veggies can be a challenge. New research finds that there is merit in the advice

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