Common health concerns

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Health, growth and development concerns

There may be a number of reasons why you would consult a doctor or other health professional regarding your children’s health. These may include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Accidents and injuries
  • Asthma
  • Allergies & intolerances
  • Common illnesses
  • Dental – tooth order chart
  • Diarrhea
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Diseases, illness and infection
  • Fevers
  • Fitness, physical activity and sport
  • Genetic disorders
  • Hearing & sight
  • Height/length & weight/obesity
  • Hygiene
  • Immunisation
  • Nappies and toileting
  • Physical activity and sports
  • Puberty
  • Sleep
  • Vomiting

Over time, we will be adding articles, lists and other resources here from various services to enable people to be as prepared as possible for their needs. Please subscribe to our e-News below to stay up to date.

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Acknowledgement of Country

In the spirit of reconciliation Children's Guide acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, waters and community. We pay our respect to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.