Our bodies change as we develop and age and as our health shifts. Keeping aware of our physical needs at different life stages is important to staying healthy and happy.


Teenage health

Puberty

Puberty starts at around 10 years for girls and 12 years for boys, give or take a year or so. Physical changes can be seen at around 10 to 14 years for most girls and around 11 to 15 years for most boys.

Puberty
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Pregnancy

Learn how a woman's body changes during the 40 weeks of pregnancy.

Pregnancy week by week
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Childhood developmental delay and disability early intervention

Early childhood intervention refers to support services to help babies and young children with developmental delays or disabilities. Your healthcare professionals can try one or a combination of approaches to best suit you and your child’s needs.

Childhood developmental delay and disability early intervention
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Healthy ageing - stay involved

Humans are social animals who need contact and intimacy with others to feel good about life. If you are having trouble getting motivated, read on for inspiration.

The importance of healthy ageing
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Transgender and transsexuality

Your gender is whether you think of yourself as male, female, both or even neither. And it may be the same as your physical sex, or it may be different.

Transgender and transsexuality
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10 tips to stay active year round

Staying active is vital to maintaining health and preventing some diseases or conditions. It can be hard to keep motivated but we have some tips to help you stay active all year round.

10 tips to stay active all year round