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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. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Puberty

    27 Nov 2018

    Adjusting to the many changes that happen around puberty can be difficult for both parents and young people...

  7. Grief and children

    26 Nov 2018

    It can be difficult to talk to a child about death, but it is important to be honest with them...

  8. Immunisation history statements for children

    21 Nov 2018

    By law, parents or guardians must provide an Immunisation History Statement when enrolling children in any childcare service, kindergarten or primary school in Victoria...

  9. Childhood immunisation

    19 Nov 2018

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

  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...