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We want to raise our children as best we can. Rest assured, if you’re reading this page, you’re already doing a fantastic job! CHILD offers real parent, caregiver and health-care provider stories and information on parenting toddlers, children and teenagers. Find information on what to feed your kids in ‘Eat’, discover how to foster learning, growth and development in ‘Play’, ‘Development’ and ‘Behaviour’, and read information, news and personal stories on children’s health, illness and the importance of mental health in ‘Health’.

 

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Do you know about Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

It affects approximately 1 in 250 people aged 5–49 in Australia, and each year more young people are being diagnosed.

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Taking selfies might give you headlice

Coming to a head near you (maybe even yours) is a new weapon against headlice.

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Friendship Firefighters - How to halt friendship conflicts in its track

This program is halting friendship conflict in its tracks. When this teacher realised the girls in her Year 4 class needed serious help navigating friendships, she developed GirlPower in 2009, a...

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The rising dangers of fatty liver disease

Cardiologist Dr Ross Walker is warning that the number of children diagnosed with fatty liver disease could double over the next decade, with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) already the...

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Vax on time, every time

Here's an app to help you keep on top of your kids' vaccinations and make sure they are up-to-date.

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