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  1. Water safety for children

    15 Jan 2019

    Toddlers are most at risk of drowning because they are mobile and curious but don't understand the danger of water...

  2. Maternal and child health services

    07 Jan 2019

    Your local maternal and child health service will be a great source of support after your baby is born...

  3. Hot weather and child safety

    Hot weather and child safety

    Babies and children can quickly lose body fluids in hot weather, which can lead to dehydration...

  4. Sleep - children and nightmares

    09 Dec 2018

    Your child may have only a few scary dreams a year, or be troubled by nightmares much more often...

  5. Tantrums

    05 Dec 2018

    When a young child is having a tantrum, it is because the emotional (limbic system) part of the brain is dominating the child's behaviour...

  6. Child safety in the car

    04 Dec 2018

    Taking care to restrain children correctly while travelling in a car is the best way to prevent injuries...

  7. Travelling with children

    28 Nov 2018

    If your child is old enough, involve them in planning a trip so they can get excited about it...

  8. Childhood immunisation

    19 Nov 2018

    Being immunised from an early age helps protect your child against serious childhood infections...

  9. Breastfeeding and travel

    19 Nov 2018

    Breastmilk protects your baby from illness and infection, so it is the safest drink for your baby while travelling...

  10. Poisoning and child safety

    19 Nov 2018

    Call the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26 immediately if you suspect your child has been poisoned or given the wrong medicine or the wrong dose of medicine...