Children’s Health

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Tooth Care for Toddlers

Tooth decay is on the rise in Australia, particularly among children. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), 42% of children aged 5...
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Screen Time for Children

Whether we like it or not, screens are an inevitable part of our daily lives, including the lives of our children. For this reason, it’s important to consider h...
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Childhood Food Allergies

While we don’t really know why, food allergies are on the increase.  The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) estimate that around 1 ...
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Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Once referred to as maturity-onset diabetes, type 2 diabetes is no longer seen only in older adults. Unfortunately, it is now being detected at younger ages, in...
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Medicine Safety in Children

Prevent harm when administering medicines to children by following these important tips: Read the medicine labels and packaging every time before giving me...

Fussy Eaters

Is the dinner table a scene of tears and tantrums? It’s normal for toddlers to go through a stage of fussy eating - it’s all part of their development and a way of asserting their independence. The good news is that most children will become less fussy as they get older....