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  1. Left-handedness

    22 Jul 2020

    If your child is naturally left-handed, don't try to force them to use their right hand...

  2. Maternal and child health – visit 10 - three and a half year visit

    22 Jul 2020

    When your child turns three-and-a-half, it is time for their final key age and stage appointment with your maternal and child health nurse...

  3. Children's feet and shoes

    03 Mar 2020

    A child learning to walk receives important sensory information from the soles of their feet, and shoes can make walking more difficult...

  4. Puberty

    14 Jun 2019

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

  5. 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...

  6. Growing pains

    11 Oct 2018

    Growing pains may cause a lot of pain but they are harmless and can respond to simple treatments...

  7. Child development (7) - three to four years

    21 Feb 2018

    Your child is starting to understand social skills like sharing and being kind, but they can only practise these skills for a short time while feeling safe and happy...

  8. Growth and development - primary school children

    09 May 2017

    Always see your doctor if you are concerned about your child's growth or weight...

  9. Growth charts for children

    11 Nov 2016

    Babies and young children do not usually grow in a perfectly smooth way, but instead grow in 'bursts'...