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Topic "Children's Health" in Arabic - total 247 documents

Title: 5 ways to a healthy lifestyle
Summary: With good food habits and daily physical activity you will be well on your way to a healthy life. Easy to say, but sometimes not so easy to do!Our busy lifestyles can be hard on our family’s health. Rushing to and from school and work can make it hard to find time to be physically active. We can also slip into the habit of choosing unhealthy snacks and take-away foods or spending our free time watching TV or in front of the computer.

Title: Action Taken Form- Student Head Lice
Summary: This form is used to gain an understanding of the treatment used and when it commenced for headlice.

Title: After you have separated: making arrangements about the children
Summary: This fact sheet has information on the law in Australia and making arrangements for the children after you have separated.

Title: All about child disability diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, child disability experts talk about what to do if you’re concerned about your child’s development. Parents of children with disability talk about getting a diagnosis, following their instinct and getting second opinions. Parents also talk about how they felt when they heard their child’s diagnosis of disability. They say it’s OK to grieve.

Title: All about Kindergarten
Summary: Children go to a kindergarten program in the year before starting school, usually when they are four years old. Some services also offer kindergarten programs for three-year-olds. This booklet provides comprehensive information about how and when your child can start kindergarten

Title: Anorexia Nervosa In Children
Summary: Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder. The first thing many people notice is that the young person, usually a girl, eats less.

Title: Anxiety In Children
Summary: Anxiety is a word that health professionals use when a child is fearful or distressed and the distress keeps going on for a long time.

Title: Apnoea of prematurity
Summary: Apnoea of prematurity is a breathing pause that can occur in premature babies.

Title: Asthma & Wheezing in the First years of Life
Summary: Our guide for parents and those caring for babies and preschoolers explains these differences and gives advice about the best ways to manage asthma and wheezing.

Title: Autism Spectrum Disorder Info Pack
Summary: An Autism Spectrum Disorder is a developmental condition which affects three main areas: the ability of the individual to communicate, to socialise, and to think flexibly. It affects the way that individuals are able to interact with others and they often find the world to be a confusing place.

Title: Babies and toddlers - keeping them safe
Summary: If you are being physically or psychologically abused by your partner, it can harm your baby - both before and after she or he is born.

Title: Babies from birth to crawling - birth to 9 months
Summary: Your baby will wriggle and roll from birth, start to sit up at about 6 months and crawl at about 9 months. They will also start to reach and grasp for objects and put them into their mouth. Understanding your baby’s development as they grow will help you gain a great deal of enjoyment from your child and help to keep them safe.

Title: Baby and toddler cues: in pictures
Summary: How do you know if your baby wants to play, wants a break or needs sleep? Use this illustrated guide to baby tired signs and other baby cues.

Title: Baby massage - from Raising Children Network
Summary: This short video demonstrates baby massage. It outlines the benefits of massage for soothing an irritable newborn and includes tips on the best methods for relaxing and connecting with your baby. The video notes that you should stop the massage if your baby gets upset.

Title: Baby sleep: 2-12 months
Summary: Baby sleep habits depend a fair bit on both temperament and sleep routines. This resource will explain baby sleep developments and provide advices

Title: Baby Sid sun protection steps
Summary: Childhood and adolescence are critical periods during which exposure to UV radiation is more likely to contribute to skin cancer in later life. Parents have an important role to ensure their children establish healthy sun protection habits during the early years. Research into the effectiveness of role modelling shows us that adopting sun protective behaviours yourself means your children will be more likely to do the same. This resource provides simple information about the five sun protection measures recommended during the daily sun protection times (issued whenever UV levels reach three or higher). The resource is two-sided with English on one side and one of 10 languages on the other.

Title: Bed- Wetting in Young Adults
Summary: Some young people with night-time wetting may also have day-time bladder problems, such as passing urine more often and more urgently than normal, and urine leaks as they hurry to the toilet (also called overactive bladder).

Title: Being away from one another
Summary: This factsheet explains how children can be supported in transition to early childhood services.

Title: Being away from one another - audio
Summary: This factsheet explains how children can be supported in transition to early childhood services.

Title: Belonging at school makes a difference
Summary: Starting school is a big change for children. Belonging improves mental health, wellbeing and learning . Also here is a video in English about how an African family was made to feel welcome at school.

Title: Belonging at school makes a difference - multimedia resources
Summary: Starting school is a big change for children. Belonging improves mental health, wellbeing and learning . Also here is a video in English about how an African family was made to feel welcome at school.

Title: Beta Thalassaemia
Summary: Thalassaemia is a group of blood disorders affecting haemoglobin production.

Title: Boils and impetigo
Summary: Contents: What is a boil? What is Impetigo? How are Boils and Impetigo treated? How are Boils and Impetigo spread? How can you stop the spread of Boils and Impetigo?

Title: Bottle and formula preparation
Summary: This short video shows you how to prepare baby formula and expressed breastmilk for bottle-feeding to newborns and young babies

Title: Breastfeeding and Childcare
Summary: Breastfeeding and childcare provides information for both parents and childcare providers, and outlines the rights of mother and baby regarding breastfeeding and childcare.

Title: Breastfeeding and returning to work
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Breastfeeding confidence
Summary: Don’t be concerned if breastfeeding isn’t what you expected. Like anything worth doing, it takes practice

Title: Bringing up children with Down Syndrome
Summary: Facts about Down syndrome. How early education helps. Where parents can find support.

Title: Burns and scalds prevention
Summary: Home safety and injury prevention poster on burns & scalds prevention.

Title: Calling out and getting out of bed
Summary: Calling out and getting out of bed are two common child and toddler sleep issues. A nightly routine – and a bit of persistence on your part – can cut down on bedtime problems.

Title: Car seat safety
Summary: Home safety and injury prevention poster on car seat safety.

Title: Caring for your child's teeth
Summary: The main cause of tooth decay is an acid attack on the surfaces of the teeth. This acid is produced by bacteria which cling to the surface of the teeth in a film called dental plaque. Sweet, sticky, sugary foods encourage the plaque to make acid which causes tooth decay and bleeding gums.

Title: Caring for your new baby at home
Summary: Tips for coping with a new baby at home.Includes information on common problems in newborn babies and when to call the doctor

Title: Cerebral palsy overview and diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with cerebral palsy talk about spotting the early signs of cerebral palsy and getting a diagnosis. Also, child health specialists explain that cerebral palsy is a condition that affects the brain. They talk about the different types of cerebral palsy, how it affects children and some of its causes.

Title: Cerebral palsy: after the diagnosis: part 2
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with cerebral palsy talk about what happens after your child is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. They describe why it’s important to look after yourself, connect with other families and have a good support network. They also talk about different therapies. Health specialists say why early intervention is important, especially for helping children reach goals like feeding or dressing

Title: Child care services are community centres
Summary: When your child attends a child care service you are provided with a unique opportunity to be supported in your parenting role as well as have your child in care.

Title: Child disability and early intervention
Summary: In this short video, child disability experts talk about what early intervention is, how you get it and what it aims to do. They say it’s important to start early, but it’s also never too late to start. They talk about choosing a service provider and funding options. A parent describes her experience with early intervention.

Title: Child disability services and support
Summary: In this short video, you can find out how to get information about child disability services and where to start. Child disability experts take you through funding options, how to find good service providers and different types of respite care. You’ll also hear from other parents about their experiences of respite care and counselling

Title: Child, family and relationship services
Summary: There are family support services available to help parents raise their children. Creating a safe and nurturing environment for our children is a priority and can sometimes meet challenges. Understand the kinds of support that are available to children, their parents and carers in Victoria.

Title: Childhood Bed-Wetting
Summary: Bed-wetting is common. About one in every five children in Australia wets the bed. Bed-wetting can run in families and is more common in boys than girls before the age of nine years. It can be upsetting for the child and stressful for the whole family. The good news is that you can get help.

Title: Childhood pneumococcal disease
Summary: Pneumococcal disease is a major cause of hospitalisation and death among children less than five years of age in Australia. Children under one year of age have the highest risk of pneumococcal meningitis. Therefore the earlier this immunisation is given the better because the age peak it affects is very young.

Title: Children's Asthma Resource Pack for Parents and Carers
Summary: This resource pack has been designed, using current and best practice asthma information, to help you manage your child's asthma. The information is for educational purposes only and does not replace individual medical advice.

Title: Children's infectious diseases
Summary: A guide to infectious diseases in children, and how to prevent spreading them.

Title: Children's sleep: 20 frequently asked questions
Summary: Different children have different sleep needs, habits and problems. Here are answers to 20 frequently asked questions about children’s sleep

Title: Children 4 - 12 - growing up in a safe environment
Summary: If you are being physically or psychologically abused by your partner it can have a serious impact on your child’s development.

Title: Children and separation: Tipsheet
Summary: Relationship breakdown can be one of the most difficult periods in a person’s life. It is often a time when you may experience confusion, sadness and anger with high levels of conflict. For some, these emotions can continue for a period of time, while for others, an acceptance that the relationship has ended occurs very quickly and the healing process commences. Sadly, our children can be the ones most impacted by the end of a relationship.

Title: Choking prevention
Summary: Home safety and injury prevention poster on Choking prevention

Title: Choose water as a drink
Summary: Drinking water is the best way to quench your thirst. Even better, it doesn’t come with all the sugar and energy (kilojoules) found in fruit juice drinks, soft drinks, sports drinks and flavoured mineral waters. This factsheet also provides Ideas to help you to drink more water

Title: Confident children are eager learners
Summary: How can parents and carers support children’s developing curiosity and confidence? This fact sheet provides tips on how to do this

Title: Confident children are eager learners - multimedia resources
Summary: How can parents and carers support children’s developing curiosity and confidence? This fact sheet provides tips on how to do this

Title: Consent to conduct head lice inspections
Summary: This form asks parents to provide written consent for their children's school to conduct head lice inspections.

Title: Conversations with Babies
Summary: The research shows that experiences in infancy and early childhood are very important. It has also shown that babies have social needs for interaction and communication. The brochure explains why it is important to talk to babies. It also provides nutritional advises.

Title: Cooking for Children Book
Summary: Provides information and advice on early childhood nutrition, menu planning and food safety. Contains delicious and nutritious recipes for settings and families.

Title: Cot to bed safety
Summary: Sleep baby in a safe cot in parents' room for the first 6-12 months of life.

Title: Cryptosporidiosis
Summary: A guide to cryptosporidiosis, an infection which causes diarrhoea. Includes information on causes, prevention and symptoms.

Title: Culturally and Linguistically diverse (CALD) families
Summary: Australia is populated by people of many different cultural groups whose differences contribute to a dynamic, vibrant society. In supporting CALD families, carers can help build a tolerant, harmonious society in which diversity is valued. The brochures also contains information on allergies and anaphylaxis

Title: Dads and Child Care Services
Summary: Fathers are becoming more aware of the significant impact their actions have on the health and well being of their children and their family as a whole.

Title: Definitions of bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence are all interpersonal behaviours that can create or contribute to negative social environments. All school communities should have clear definitions outlined in their school policies and procedures for bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence.

Title: Depression In Children
Summary: There are a number of ways to work out how serious our children's feelings are.

Title: Developing movement skills
Summary: Most children really enjoy active play. Parents can use this natural enthusiasm to help improve children’s skills and confidence in being active.

Title: Diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine information and consent form - Year 7 secondary school students
Summary: The diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine is offered to all children in Year 7 of secondary school or aged 12 to 13 years in the community setting. The sheet lists possible side effects and provides a pre-immunisation checklist

Title: Diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B, polio and Hib vaccine for infants
Summary: The National Immunisation Program provides free diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B, polio and Hib vaccine to infants at two, four and six months of age. This document provides a pre-immunisation checklist and information about side effects. Includes diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine consent form

Title: Directors/Coordinators Book
Summary: The most detailed of all the Guidelines resources. Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity, how to develop nutrition and physical activity policies and ways to support and encourage staff, carers and families.

Title: Disruptive Disorders In Children
Summary: Disruptive Disorders are what health professionals call the problems our children are having when they have difficulty in following the rules that most other children accept.

Title: Does someone you know need a speech pathologist?
Summary: Information about common speech problems in children and adults, and how a speech pathologist can help. Please note contact numbers in these brochure are not correct

Title: Dogs and Kids - Dog bite prevention
Summary: The Dogs and Kids program began in 1997 as one of the first Australian initiatives to specifically address dog-bite injuries to small children by promoting dog bite prevention and socially responsible dog ownership. This poster promotes dog safety at your workplace or home.

Title: Down Syndrome: After the Diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with Down syndrome talk about getting early intervention for their child after a diagnosis of Down syndrome. Early interventions include physiotherapy, speech therapy and sign language. They discuss respite care and the value of having a good support network of family, friends and other families of children with Down syndrome. Child health specialists talk about early intervention options and family life.

Title: Dressing a newborn
Summary: This short video shows you how to dress a newborn. It includes tips on what order to put clothes on, and distraction techniques to help older babies who fidget on the change table.

Title: Eat fewer snacks and select healthier alternatives
Summary: Healthy snacks in between main meals help kids and teens meet their daily nutritional needs. This fact sheet provides ideas to help kids and teens ‘snack smart' and explains what makes a healthy snack

Title: Eat More Fruit and Vegies
Summary: Eating fruit and vegetables every day will help your child grow strong and healthy. Children aged 2-3 years should eat 1 serve of fruit and 2.5 serves of vegetables and children aged 4-8 years should eat 1.5 serves of fruit and 4.5 serves of vegetables, each day. (Approximately half of these amounts for toddlers aged 1-2 years).

Title: Encouraging good behaviour: 15 tips
Summary: This guide to encouraging good behaviour and positive behaviour in children has tips for getting children to behave well.

Title: Everyone needs a friend
Summary: Helping children with the ups and downs of friendships. When problems arise in friendships it is important not to blame children but to show them how to find a solution.

Title: Everyone needs a friend - multimedia resources
Summary: Helping children with the ups and downs of friendships. When problems arise in friendships it is important not to blame children but to show them how to find a solution.

Title: Fact Sheet for Parents of Children at Risk of Anaphylaxis
Summary: Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction and is potentially life threatening. It usually occurs rapidly after exposure to a food, insect or medicine to which a person may already be allergic. Anaphylaxis must always be treated as a medical emergency and requires immediate treatment with adrenaline. This fact sheet was updated in June 2017.

Title: Falls prevention
Summary: Home safety and injury prevention poster on falls prevention

Title: Falls Prevention for Children in Hospital Information for Parents and Carer
Summary: Top tips to prevent a child's fall in hospital

Title: Family Book
Summary: Provides families with practical information and advice to support healthy eating and encourage physical activity in young children.

Title: Family Planning? - testing for genetic blood disorders
Summary: Over 100,000 people in Victoria have inherited an altered globin gene which they could pass on to their children.

Title: Feeding from 6 months
Summary: Information about how to start feeding your child solids from 6 months.

Title: Feeding fussy toddlers 1-2 years
Summary: Information on what to expect from this age group regarding food and some tips for feeding fussy eaters

Title: Feelings matter
Summary: Early childhood is when children begin developing their social and emotional skills which influence children’s mental health and wellbeing, now and in the future. Children learn these skills through their important relationships including families, caregivers, peers and early childhood staff

Title: Feelings matter - multimedia resources
Summary: Early childhood is when children begin developing their social and emotional skills which influence children’s mental health and wellbeing, now and in the future. Children learn these skills through their important relationships including families, caregivers, peers and early childhood staff

Title: Fever - Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Summary: Fever is usually a sign of infection in the body. Infections such as colds and flu are very common, especially in pre-school children. Young preschool children can have up to five to ten infections each year.

Title: First foods: Food from home
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: First foods: Food provided by the early childhood setting
Summary: At around six months of age, a diet of breastmilk or formula alone no longer meets infants’ nutritional requirements. Other foods are needed to complement milk-feeds

Title: Food ideas for busy parents
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Fragile X syndrome: after the diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with Fragile X syndrome discuss different therapies for children. Parents and child health specialists talk about why it’s important to get early intervention as soon as possible after diagnosis. Health specialists say that children with Fragile X develop different skills at different rates. A team of therapists working together is the best way to help them

Title: Fragile X syndrome: overview
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with Fragile X syndrome talk about this genetic condition. They talk about spotting the early signs, getting a diagnosis and their reaction to the diagnosis. Child health specialists explain how this condition happens. They also go through the physical, developmental, behavioural and emotional features of the syndrome.

Title: Free or low-cost kindergarten - kindergarten fee subsidy
Summary: Your child may be eligible for free or low-cost kindergarten as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to provide all children with access to a high-quality kindergarten program in the year before starting school. The kindergarten fee subsidy provides eligible four-year old children with access to a kindergarten program for up to 15 hours per week

Title: Friendship skills: Suggestions for families
Summary: Parents and carers are children’s first and most important teachers when it comes to relationships The ways you relate to your children and the guidance you provide helps develop children’s social skills. You can help children develop and maintain friendships by modelling effective social skills, providing opportunities for children to practise interacting with others, and offering support when they go through difficulties. Taking the role of a coach helps children learn the skills they need for themselves.

Title: Friendship skills: Suggestions for families - multimedia resources
Summary: Parents and carers are children’s first and most important teachers when it comes to relationships The ways you relate to your children and the guidance you provide helps develop children’s social skills. You can help children develop and maintain friendships by modelling effective social skills, providing opportunities for children to practise interacting with others, and offering support when they go through difficulties. Taking the role of a coach helps children learn the skills they need for themselves.

Title: Gastroenteritis in children - from Department of Health & Human Services
Summary: A consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about gastroenteritis in children. Gastroenteritis or gastro can be dangerous for very young babies. Gastro is common in young children and spreads easily. Gastro is a bowel infection which causes diarrhoea (runny or watery poo) and sometimes vomiting. Take your child to the doctor if they vomit often, are not drinking and show any signs of dehydration. You should also see the doctor if there is blood in the child's bowel motion.

Title: Get active each day
Summary: Regular physical activity is an important part of getting healthy and staying healthy. This factsheet lists the benefits and provides tips on how to help kids and teens be more active

Title: Getting out and about: outdoor active play
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Getting your child to eat breakfast
Summary: Need breakfast ideas for kids? Our guide to getting kids to eat breakfast has healthy breakfast ideas ideas and explains why breakfast is important for kids.

Title: Giardiasis
Summary: The document explains causes and prevention of giardiasis, an intestinal infection causing symptoms like diarrhoea, stomach cramps and nausea.

Title: Good sleep habits: 12 tips
Summary: A guide to good sleep habits for children, teenagers and adults. Tips for getting to sleep, staying asleep and getting enough sleep.

Title: Haemophilus influenzae type b and Meningococcal C (Hib-MenC)
Summary: The National Immunisation Program provides free combined Hib and meningococcal C vaccine for protection against Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and meningococcal group C disease to children at 12 months of age.

Title: Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Summary: Symptoms and prevention of hand, foot and mouth disease, a usually mild illness that mainly affects children under 10.

Title: Having the conversation: when you're worried about your child - A guide for parents and carers
Summary: This guide provides information on how to recognise and understand the signs of anxiety and depression in a young person, and how to talk to them about your concerns. It offers practical advice for parents and carers about adolescent mental health and wellbeing in Australia.

Title: Head Lice - Treating and Controlling Head Lice
Summary: While children are at school many families will have contact with head lice. The information contained here will help you treat and control head lice.

Title: Head Lice Alert Notice
Summary: This alert notice explains that some children in a school have head lice and explains what parents need to do to prevent the spread of head lice.

Title: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood: Staff/Carers Book
Summary: Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity to all staff and carers in early childhood settings.

Title: Healthy Teeth in Child Care
Summary: Guidelines for oral hygiene and prevention of caries in toddlers and young children

Title: Hearing impairement after the diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, a parent of a child with hearing impairment talks about her child’s early intervention, including hearing aids, Auslan and speech therapy. Child health specialists talk about helping parents understand what hearing impairment means for their child. They also go through some early intervention options and say why it’s important to start intervention early.

Title: Hearing impairment overview
Summary: In this short video, child health specialists talk about different types of hearing impairment. They say babies are usually screened at or soon after birth to test their hearing. Children can also be diagnosed when they’re older. Parents of children with hearing impairment and specialists talk about some of the signs that a child has a hearing impairment.

Title: Helping children learn positive friendship skills
Summary: At any age, having friends provides support and promotes mental health and wellbeing. Children’s friendships are also very important for their social and emotional development. Through friendships children learn how to relate with others.They develop social skills as they teach each other how to be good friends.

Title: Helping children learn positive friendship skills - multimedia resources
Summary: At any age, having friends provides support and promotes mental health and wellbeing. Children’s friendships are also very important for their social and emotional development. Through friendships children learn how to relate with others.They develop social skills as they teach each other how to be good friends.

Title: Helping your child to learn two languages
Summary: http://www.mhcs.health.nsw.gov.au/publicationsandresources/pdf/publication-pdfs/oth-9870/oth-9870-eng

Title: Holding positions
Summary: This short video shows you various holding positions for newborn babies, including facing towards and away from parents or carers. Different holding styles have different advantages. You can experiment to work out which one your baby likes best.

Title: Home safety
Summary: Home safety and injury prevention poster on Home safety and injury prevention.

Title: Homemade toys and free activities for kids
Summary: With a little imagination you can turn ordinary things into homemade toys and free activities for kids. Here are some great ideas for kids of all ages.

Title: How to hold and handle your newborn: in pictures
Summary: This parenting guide in pictures shows you how to hold a baby or newborn. It includes tips for picking up, handling and cradling your baby.

Title: How to keep your teeth Healthy
Summary: Information about how to keep your teeth healthy.

Title: How to sterilise bottles and utensils
Summary: Instructions for sterilising babies' bottles and teats.

Title: How to stop choking: first aid in pictures
Summary: This essential illustrated guide shows what to do if a baby or child is choking, with information on clearing an airway blockage.

Title: How your baby develops 0 - 3 months
Summary: Information on what to expect of your baby as he/she grows and develops and safety concerns for your baby.

Title: How your baby develops 3-6 months
Summary: Information on what to expect of your baby as he/she grows and develops and safety concerns for your baby.

Title: How your baby develops 6-9 months
Summary: Information on what to expect of your baby as he/she grows and develops and safety concerns for your baby.

Title: How your baby develops 9-12 months
Summary: Information on what to expect of your baby as he/she grows and develops and safety concerns for your baby.

Title: Human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV) - Year 7 secondary school-based program
Summary: The HPV vaccine is offered to all children in Year 7 at secondary school or aged 12 to 13 years in the community setting.

Title: Hygiene and daily care for babies: in pictures
Summary: This parenting guide in pictures demonstrate daily hygiene and care for newborns and babies. It includes cord care, and tooth care.

Title: I Have Asthma
Summary: An educational colouring in book that explains what asthma is to children 4 to 8 years old.

Title: Illness in Childcare - The Common Cold
Summary: how to prevent colds, how to identify colds and what to do if it something more serious.

Title: Important facts about Rubella for the whole community
Summary: This document contains information on Rubella, including Facts, Prevention and Treatment

Title: Improving Care for Sick and Premature Babies
Summary: The Newborn Intensive and Special Care (NISC) nurseries at the Women's provide the best possible care for babies. To maintain the highest level of care we are continually updating our practice by carrying out careful research studies.

Title: Indoor safety: in pictures
Summary: This illustrated guide to indoor home safety for kids has information on smoke detectors, safety glass, poisons, safety gates, sharp items and blind cords.

Title: Infant formula
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Infant hepatitis B immunisation information
Summary: Information about the hepatitis B vaccine given to newborn babies. Includes information about the disease, why babies should have the vaccine, and information about possible side effects. It is important to start the hepatitis B immunisation as soon as possible after birth.

Title: Inquisitive and invincible 1½ – 3½ years
Summary: Your child is now actively exploring their environment. They want to do everything without parental help. Your child will begin to run and jump without fear of heights or danger. The smell, taste and texture of things will become fascinating.

Title: Intellectual Disability
Summary: When a child has a significant delay in learning and this delay affects several areas of a child's development (global delay) and is expected to continue for life, then professionals start to talk about a child having an intellectual disability.

Title: Jaundice
Summary: Jaundice in newborn babies is a yellow colouration of the skin and the whites of the eyes. Visible jaundice occurs in one third to a half of normal newborn babies. It usually does not cause problems and generally fades by the end of the first week after birth. If the jaundice appears within 24 hours of birth, or is still present after 2 weeks, contact your doctor or local hospital.

Title: Jaundice and your newborn baby
Summary: Newborn babies often appear to have a yellowish tinge to their skin. This is called jaundice. It happens when a chemical called bilirubin builds up in the baby's blood and tissues. In most babies jaundice is a normal event and not serious. It will nearly always disappear gradually within days without the need for any special treatment.

Title: Jaundice in babies
Summary: Fact sheet on jaundice, a common problem in newborn babies. Explains which babies are more likely to have jaundice and how it's treated.

Title: Keeping children on the move
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Keeping your baby safe - Safety advice for you and your baby
Summary: Safety advice for you and your baby

Title: Kids Can Drown Without a Sound
Summary: A literature review identified portable pools as a high risk location for child drowning and near drowning. Discussions with bilingual workers, key informants and focus group participants also identified the need for water safety education among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities. Kids Health developed a portable pool safety brochure titles "Kids Can Drown Without a Sound" based on focus group feedback conducted by Multicultural Health Communication Service (MHCS) to raise awareness of the safety issues associated with portable swimming pools and the legal requirement for fencing to English and non-English speaking community groups.

Title: Kids talk: 75 ways to encourage children
Summary: This is a poster with 75 suggestions to encourage children (positive reinforcement).

Title: Learning stories
Summary: Learning Stories provide a way of documenting or recording children’s learning. Instead of using a type of checklist of what a child can or cannot do, story telling (or narrative) is used to identify children’s unique interests and record challenges and achievements in a way that is positive and meaningful to children, families and carers

Title: Learning through play in early childhood settings
Summary: This resource outlines the importance of play for children's learning and development, and the role of play within children's education in Australia.

Title: Looking After Yourself & Your Baby
Summary: The weeks and months after your baby is born will be one of the most challenging experiences of your life. Because your role as a mother is so vital to your baby and your family, it is important that in the middle of the feeding, cleaning and nappy changes that you remember to look after yourself.

Title: Lunchbox Ideas: Meals for early childhood settings
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochues covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Measles is about
Summary: Health facility posters provide information about measles signs and sumptoms and promote the general public and health care workers to ensure measles cases are quickly identified from other vulnerable persons.

Title: Measles, mumps and rubella immunisation information
Summary: Provides information about the measles, mumps, rubella vaccine.

Title: Measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox immunisation information
Summary: The National Immunisation program provides free combined MMRV vaccine for protection against measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox (varicella) to children at 18 months of age.

Title: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella - Information for parents
Summary: The new combination MMRV vaccine protects against four common childhood illnesses in a single vaccine. These illnesses can lead to serious complications such as encephalitis (brain inflammation), meningitis (infection of the tissues surrounding the brain), congenital rubella syndrome (can cause severe malformations in babies born to mothers infected with rubella during pregnancy) and bacterial skin infections (can cause scarring).

Title: Meningitis
Summary: The brain and spinal cord are surrounded by a lining called the meninges. Infection or inflammation of the meninges is called meningitis. There is normally a fluid between the meninges and the brain or spinal cord called cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). In meningitis, the CSF becomes infected.

Title: Meningococcal disease
Summary: Information about meningococcal disease, an uncommon but serious disease, which is more likely to affect small children, adolescents and young adults. Includes symptoms, prevention and treatment.

Title: Meningococcal secondary school vaccine program consent form
Summary: This document provides information about the four-in-one combined vaccine for protection against meningococcal A, C, W, Y strains that is free to 15-19 year olds in Victoria until 31 December 2017. It must be signed by the parents/carers of eligible young people under 18 years old so they can receive the vaccine at secondary school.

Title: Milk and young children
Summary: A guide to help parents encourage healthy eating in children over 12 months who want more milk than they need.

Title: Minimising the risk of SIDS
Summary: This short video shows how to reduce the risk of SUDI (including SIDS and fatal sleeping accidents). It also includes tips on safe sleeping, sleeping baby on back, sleeping baby at the end of the cot, avoiding a flat head, and sleeping arrangements. It highlights the importance of providing a smoke-free sleeping environment for your baby.

Title: Music Experiences for Young Children
Summary: Most young children enjoy music and they respond positively and naturally to it. They like to dance and bob around to CDs and tapes; make sounds with instruments and toys; laugh and giggle at finger plays and knee bounces, and join in with songs they know well.

Title: My First Dental Visit
Summary: This booklet describes what will happen at your first visit to a dentist.

Title: Nappy changing
Summary: This short video demonstrates how to change disposable and cloth nappies. The video also has hygiene and general health tips about changing nappies and cleaning baby bottoms.

Title: Newborn sleep routine
Summary: How to teach newborn babies to sleep using a flexible routine of feeding, sleeping and playing

Title: Organising a funeral for your baby
Summary: This help-sheet is for parents who have had a baby die recently and need to arrange a funeral. It provides information about processes and choices such as taking the baby's body home from hospital, engaging a funeral service, working with a religious/church representative and ensuring customs are respected. It is for parents whose first language is not English and may not be aware of options available for them in regards to funerals acutely after the death of their baby.

Title: Outdoor Play
Summary: New pressures and changing social conditions increasingly limit children's experiences of the outdoors.

Title: Outdoor safety: Home safety and injury prevention
Summary: Information on how to ensure safe outdoor playing for children

Title: Parent's Guide to Good Vision
Summary: Many children try to adapt to their vision problem without knowing they could see better. As a parent you are best placed to detect the signs of a potential vision problem.

Title: Parents' free whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine
Summary: From 1 June 2015, pregnant women and parents (including adoptive parents and foster parents) of newborn babies born on or after 1 June 2015 (before the baby is six months old) are eligible for a free whooping cough vaccine.

Title: Parvovirus B19 and Fifth Disease
Summary: Information about parvovirus B19, a common virus causing 'fifth disease', a mild illness that is more likely to affect children.

Title: Passive smoking
Summary: Passive smoking is breathing in smoke from other people's cigarettes, cigars or pipes. Smoke that is breathed out by a smoker is called mainstream smoke. The smoke drifting from the burning end of a cigarette is called sidestream smoke. Second Hand Smoke (SHS) also known as Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) is a combination of mainstream and sidestream smoke with each contributing to about half of the smoke generated. Parental smoking is the commonest source of ETS exposure for children.

Title: Passive Smoking - How does it affect your child?
Summary: Passive smoking is the inhalation of environmental tobacco smoke – that is breathing in ‘other peoples’ cigarette smoke. Exposure to passive smoking places children’s health at risk. The brochure explains what you can do to try to keep your child safe from passive smoking.

Title: Peanut allergy - NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service
Summary: Information for parents about peanut allergy in children.

Title: Peanut allergy and peanut free diet
Summary: Peanut allergy is a reaction which occurs soon after exposure to peanuts or peanut products. It is due to lgE allergy antibodies against peanut proteins.

Title: Persistent sleep problems in children and teenagers
Summary: About persistent sleep problems in children and teens - insomnia, sleep apnoea, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy and delayed sleep phase

Title: Pertussis (whooping cough)
Summary: Information about pertussis (whooping cough), a disease that can be very serious in small children, but is preventable by immunisation.

Title: Play learn grow - Celebrate family, culture and community (12months consultation)
Summary: Belonging and contributing to family, culture and community is important for your baby’s identity learning and development.

Title: Play learn grow - Create incredible things together (2 year consultation)
Summary: Your child will feel valued and loved when you make things with them and listen and respond to their ideas and questions.

Title: Play learn grow - Discover and learn during everyday routines (4 weeks consultation)
Summary: Everything in your baby’s world is new and fascinating.Talk to them about what they can see, hear and feel.

Title: Play learn grow - Getting to know each other (2 weeks consultation)
Summary: In the first two weeks, there’s lots of learning for you and your baby – especially about each other.

Title: Play learn grow - Go exploring together (18 months consultation)
Summary: Exploring the world gives your child the chance to learn, move and connect with others. What is familiar to you can be a new adventure for your child.

Title: Play learn grow - Let's have fun together (4months consultation)
Summary: Your baby will show lots of interest in the world around them. Follow your baby’s gaze and talk about the things that have caught their attention.

Title: Play learn grow - Share your baby's excitement about their world (8 months consultation)
Summary: Your baby is fascinated by everything! You can make up songs and stories for them and capture their interest and excitement.

Title: Play learn grow - We're making more than just cake (3.5 years consultation)
Summary: Everyday activities can be fun learning opportunities. Pretending, creating and helping allows your child to discover new things.

Title: Play learn grow - Your baby's learning has already begun (newborn)
Summary: Babies are learning from their first hours of life. There’s so much that you can learn together in their first weeks at home with you.

Title: Play learn grow - Your baby is learning every day, everywhere (8 weeks consultation)
Summary: Every day and every situation is a time for learning. As your baby becomes more alert, look for opportunities to enjoy and share your baby’s discoveries.

Title: Playing with your baby
Summary: Babies find out about the world through play and exploration. You can help by using fun and stimulating baby play ideas and playing baby games

Title: Poisoning prevention
Summary: Home safety and injury prevention poster on Poisoning prevention.

Title: Poisonous plants
Summary: Lots of plants are poisonous or capable of causing highly allergic reactions. Some will also pierce you with their sharp spines. Few actually do lasting harm but some should be treated with care and respect. Garden and household chemicals, fires, backyard swimming pools and even ladders are far more dangerous backyard hazards for children than plants.

Title: Polio immunisation information
Summary: People in Australia need to be immunised against polio. A recent case in Victoria alerts us to the need for ongoing immunisation against polio. There are still cases of the disease overseas, and there is a risk of it being re-established here if children and adults are not immunised.

Title: Positive eating practices
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Pre-eclampsia Explained
Summary: Pre-eclampsia is an illness that occurs during or immediately after pregnancy. It can affect both the mother and the baby.

Title: Pre-schoolers: independent adventurers 3½ - 5 years
Summary:

Title: Promoting good sleep for children
Summary: About good sleep for children, teens and adults with information about getting to sleep

Title: Promoting mental health in early childhood
Summary: Children who have protective factors in their lives can have improved mental health.. This fact sheet provides suggestions for supporting children’s mental health. You can also find here three videos in English explaining what mental health is and why it is important.

Title: Promoting mental health in early childhood - multimedia resources
Summary: Children who have protective factors in their lives can have improved mental health.. This fact sheet provides suggestions for supporting children’s mental health. You can also find here three videos in English explaining what mental health is and why it is important:
What is mental health
Risk and protective factors
Why is mental health important?


Title: Recognising serious illness in young children
Summary: How to recognise serious illness like in your children. The brochure lists some of the signs and symptoms that suggest that a young child may be quite sick and need urgent medical attention

Title: Reducing Infectious Diseases
Summary: It is natural that as children begin to have more contact with the wider world they become more exposed to viruses and bacteria that can cause disease.

Title: Reducing SUDI and SIDS risk: in pictures
Summary: Reduce SUDI and SIDS risk by sleeping babies on their backs, creating a safe sleeping environment and breastfeeding if you can.

Title: Resilience
Summary: As parents, you naturally want to protect your children from hard times, but all children will face challenges and setbacks. All kinds of experiences – a family break-up, an illness, moving to a new city, starting at a new early childhood education and care setting, or a traumatic event – can put your child’s resilience to the test.

Title: Responsive care giving for infants
Summary: Carers play an important role in the development of children. Carers who contribute most positively to a child’s development are loving facilitators of emotional, cognitive, language, physical, and social competence. With infants, good teaching and good caring occur with emotional support and facilitation of learning and development happening simultaneously. This is characterized as ‘responsive care’, carefully orchestrated to meet each individual child’s needs and relate to that child’s unique thoughts and feelings.

Title: Resuscitation
Summary: If your baby is not breathing this fact sheet will explain how to perform reusitation on your baby.

Title: Rotavirus immunisation information
Summary: Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe gastroenteritis in infants and young children in Australia. Protection against rotavirus is available free of charge under the National Immunisation Program Schedule. In Victoria, immunisation against rotavirus is free for babies, and it is given by mouth in three doses at two, four and six months of age.

Title: Rubella
Summary: Facts about rubella, a viral infection which can cause serious damage to unborn babies. Includes information about immunisation.

Title: Safe bathing
Summary: This short video demonstrates how to safely bath a newborn, including information on setting up, bathing techniques and baby bath temperature. It is important to look after baby's comfort as well as cleanliness.

Title: Safe Sleeping
Summary: Fact sheet on reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Title: Safe Wrapping
Summary: Wrapping is a useful method to help babies settle and sleep on their back.

Title: Safety and injury prevention posters pack
Summary: The safety and injury prevention posters are available to download and print as a pack. The posters cover a range of injury prevention topics and aim to reduce child injury.

Title: Self-esteem in young children under five
Summary: A parents' guide to developing self-esteem in young children.

Title: Signs of bullying
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Each individual student who has been bullied or is bullying others will respond and act differently. A student's behaviours and moods can also change for a variety of reasons. The fact sheet contains information on signs that may indicate a student is experiencing bullying:

Title: Sleep and learning
Summary: Sleep can affect concentration, memory and behaviour. It’s no wonder that how well your child sleeps has an impact on how well he learns

Title: Sleep problems in children and teenagers
Summary: About sleep problems in children and teens - trouble getting to sleep and staying asleep, night terrors, nightmares, sleepwalking and bedwetting

Title: Social and emotional development
Summary: Children’s social and emotional skills are developing all the time. Skills may develop differently for different children. Children benefit from having many learning and practice opportunities.

Title: Social and emotional development - multimedia resources
Summary: Children’s social and emotional skills are developing all the time. Skills may develop differently for different children. Children benefit from having many learning and practice opportunities.

Title: Some facts about bullying and violence
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers with information about bullying and violence

Title: Spina bifida- introduction to bowel management
Summary: Most people living with Spina Bifida will have some loss of bowel control (neurogenic bowel). An individual bowel program and regular toileting routine is essential.

Title: Spina Bifida - bladder management
Summary: The role of a healthy bladder is to store urine and to empty at appropriate times. People living with Spina Bifida can have what is known as a neurogenic bladder. This means that the brain and the bladder are not working together as well as they should

Title: Starting childcare or kindergarten: Immunisation information for parents enrolling a child
Summary: The 'No Jab, No Play' law aims to improve vaccination rates and reduce the prevalence and spread of disease. Before enrolling a child, early childhood services will have to first obtain evidence that the child is: either fully immunised for their age, or on a vaccination catch-up program, or unable to be fully immunised for medical reasons. 'Conscientious objection' is not an exemption under the 'No Jab No Play' legislation.

Title: Starting primary school? School entry immunisation status certificates
Summary: Vaccination at four years of age is important. This fact sheet explains the school entry immunisation certificate.

Title: Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening (StEPS) brochure
Summary: The StEPS brochure explains why children should have their vision screened before they start school and how children can access the StEPS program and have their vision screened for free before they start school.

Title: Sun Sense - Information for Parents and Caregivers
Summary: This fact sheet discusses the issue of sun safety within a school context.

Title: Taking care of your baby's teeth
Summary: Information about your baby's teeth, teething problems and how to look after them.

Title: Teenage sleep habits: in pictures
Summary: A guide in pictures to teenage sleeping, with tips for helping teens, teenagers and adolescent children get to sleep, relax before bedtime, and wake up effectively.

Title: Temper Tantrum
Summary: Is your child having temper tantrums? Tantrums are common but can be hard to handle. This guide explains a simple approach to make things easier

Title: The importance of active play
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: The importance of drinking water
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: The role of parents in children's active play
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Tired signs in babies and children
Summary: When you can spot tired signs in babies and kids, you can get them to sleep more easily. Here's how to spot tired signs and settle your child

Title: Toddlers on the move 9-18 months
Summary: Your toddler will become increasingly mobile now and start to walk. They will also become very curious; trying to open cupboards, turn switches on and off and seek out items they know exist even if they are hidden from view. At this age your toddler will want to “test” everything by putting it in their mouth. Toddlers will imitate the actions of adults, so it is important for parents to model safe behaviour.

Title: Toilet training
Summary: Toilet training - it's a big step. Our practical guide tells you when to start what to do and how to handle toilet training and potty training problems

Title: Toilet training: in pictures
Summary: Is your child ready for toilet training? Our illustrated guide explains the signs and takes you through basic toilet training steps.

Title: Tooth tips [0-12 months]
Summary: Tooth tips 0 - 12 months, for parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Early feeding. Clean well. Teething. Tips for temporary relief.

Title: Tooth tips [12 - 18 months]
Summary: Tooth tips for children 1 to 2 years of age, for parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Clean well. Thumb and finger sucking

Title: Tooth Tips [18 months - 6 years]
Summary: Tooth tips for 2 to 6 years old. Aimed at parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Clean well. Dental visits. Tips on toothbrushing. Did you know?

Title: Transition to School
Summary: Preparing your child to begin school is an exciting time for you and your child.

Title: Travelling with children in cars - multilingual information-Fact sheets
Summary: Australian law requires that all children aged under 7 years must use a child car seat when travelling in cars. This is to protect the child from being injured if they are involved in a car crash. The type of child car seat needed depends on the child’s age and size. The child car seat must be the right size for the child, properly adjusted and fastened, and correctly fitted to the vehicle. Thank you to TAC and Britax for their support in the development of these information sheets, which were funded through the TAC Community Road Safety Grants.

Title: Tummy time: in pictures
Summary: This parenting guide in pictures shows why tummy time is important, how to do tummy time with a young baby and how to make sure baby enjoys tummy time.

Title: Tummy Time
Summary: Tummy Time is important to help prevent flat spots on a baby's head.

Title: Turn off the TV or computer and get active
Summary: Spending too much sedentary or ‘still’ time watching TV, surfing online or playing computer or electronic hand-held games is linked to children becoming overweight or obese. This fact sheet provides tips for parents and carers on how to set limits on TV watching, computer games and being online

Title: Types of bullying
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Bullying is usually described by the types of behaviours involved, so we talk about verbal, social and physical bullying. Bullying is sometimes also labelled by where it occurs or by what type of harm is done. These words can be used alone or in combination. It can be confusing!

Title: Using child restraints
Summary: There are laws for the type of restraints children of a certain age need to travel in. Information about the Australian law, standards and practical use of child restraints.

Title: Viral illness in children
Summary: A consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about viral illness in children. Many bacterial infections can be treated with antibiotics, but they are useless against viral infections.

Title: Vision impairment overview
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with vision impairment and child health specialists talk about early signs that a child might have vision impairment. Parents describe experiences of getting their child diagnosed. Specialists talk about different causes of vision impairment – problems with the eyes and also with messages getting from the eyes to the brain

Title: Vision impairment: after the diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, child health specialists talk about how early intervention can help children with vision impairment learn and develop. Parents talk about getting early intervention after diagnosis and how it helped their child’s development. Health specialists say it’s important to stimulate a child’s other senses, and support children who’ll be Braille readers.

Title: Vitamin D - Essential for your growing child
Summary: information on Vitamin D. Vitamin D is essential for your child to develop and maintain strong and healthy teeth, muscles and bones.

Title: Water - The drink for children
Summary: Water, and to a more limited extent, milk, are the only drinks children need to stay hydrated and healthy. Adequate hydration is particularly important in children, who can quickly fall ill when dehydrated. Why water is the best and how to encourage water drinking in children

Title: Water safety: Home safety and injury prevention
Summary: Information on how to ensure safe water playing for children

Title: What is social and emotional learning?
Summary: School is not only about reading, writing and arithmetic. It’s also about making friends, learning how to work with others, and knowing how to be responsible for yourself. Knowing how to manage feelings and get on with others are important skills for everyone. This kind of learning starts in early childhood with parents and carers as children’s most important first teachers.

Title: What is social and emotional learning? - multimedia resources
Summary: School is not only about reading, writing and arithmetic. It’s also about making friends, learning how to work with others, and knowing how to be responsible for yourself. Knowing how to manage feelings and get on with others are important skills for everyone. This kind of learning starts in early childhood with parents and carers as children’s most important first teachers.

Title: What to do if you are being bullied
Summary: Tip sheets for students with strategies on what you can do if you are being bullied.

Title: Why do children need immunisation?
Summary: A guide to immunisation for children in NSW, including which vaccines are needed and at what ages. Explains that immunisation helps protect babies and children from potentially serious diseases. Inlcudes information about side effects of immunisation, immunisation records and school enrolment, and vaccines for adults.

Title: Why does my baby need a diagnostic assessment?
Summary: Information from the NSW Statewide Infant Screening-Hearing (SWISH) Program for parents whose baby needs a diagnostic assessment following two unclear results from hearing tests.

Title: Why does my baby need a hearing check?
Summary: Information for parents on hearing checks for babies, and why they're important for detecting problems early.

Title: Why does my baby need a repeat hearing screen?
Summary: Information for parents on why their baby needs a repeat hearing test.

Title: Wrapping a newborn
Summary: This short video demonstrates different ways to wrap or swaddle a newborn baby. Wrapping is soothing for some babies and can reduce the risk of SUDI (including SIDS and fatal sleeping accidents) by keeping babies on their backs during sleep

Title: Your new baby's screening test
Summary: All newborn babies in Australia undergo a blood screening test in the first few days of their life. Known as the newborn baby screening test, it screens your baby for serious genetic conditions. Early treatment of these conditions can prevent intellectual and physical disability, or even death. This test, also called the Guthrie test, has been part of the routine care for all newborn babies in Australia for over 40 years.

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