Arabic
Help us improve the Health Translations Directory by taking our brief online survey. It will only take a few minutes. Help us improve the Health Translations Directory by taking our brief online survey.
(It will only take a few minutes)
Close survey

Topic "Children's Health" in Arabic - total 243 documents

Title: 10 tips for starting prep
Summary: This factsheet gives information for kids starting primary school.

Title: 10 tips for starting secondary school
Summary: This factsheet provides information about starting secondary school.

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: A guide for faith communities on the reportable conduct scheme
Summary: This information sheet explains what the reportable conduct scheme is and the requirements of religious organisations. It also lists the reportable allegations and the reporting procedure.

Title: A healthy start to school: a guide for parents of children in foundation year
Summary: This booklet provides parents and carers of foundation kids with some timely health information and gives an overview of the role of the school when it comes to your child's health. It also contains some useful contacts for areas of special interest to you and your family.

Title: A reminder for parents about immunisation
Summary: It's not only babies, toddlers and children who need to be immunised against common childhood illnesses - parents, grandparents and carers do too. You could unwittingly give a serious illness to your child if your immunisation status is not kept up-to-date.

Title: Action taken form- student head lice
Summary: This form is used to gain an understanding of the treatment used for headlice and when it commenced.

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.

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 bradycardia in premature babies
Summary: The information in this fact sheet aims to describe a common pattern of breathing seen in very premature infants.

Title: Asthma by the Royal Childrens Hospital
Summary: Asthma is a common condition caused by narrowing of the small air passages in the lungs. The narrowing happens when air passages become swollen and inflamed, causing more mucus to be produced. In addition, the muscle bands around the air passages become tighter. These changes make it harder for air to get in and out of the lungs, and cause wheeze, cough and problems with breathing.

Title: Babies and toddlers - keeping them safe
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides some guidelines on keeping babies and toddlers safe. If you are being physically or psychologically abused by your partner, it can harm your baby - both before and after they are born. This fact sheet includes how you can help your baby or toddler and also what you can do for yourself.

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: Babies with atypical genitalia
Summary: You have been given this factsheet because your baby has been born with genitals that look a bit different (atypical). These genital differences are sometimes referred to as ‘intersex variations’, ‘differences of sex development’ or ‘variations in sex characteristics’. This fact sheet provides information for families to fully understand the issues and risks associated with your child’s specific intersex variation in order to make informed decisions about their best care and treatment.

Title: Baby's first weeks (Video)
Summary: Information to help you in the early weeks with your baby, including health checks, support services and goverment paperwork.

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 advice.

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: Bathing a newborn safely (Video)
Summary: This short video takes you through bathing a newborn safely, including demonstrations of setting up the bath, bathing techniques and baby bath temperature. When you're bathing your newborn baby, it's important to look after your baby's comfort as well as their cleanliness.

Title: Bedwetting in childhood
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: Bedwetting teenagers and young adults
Summary: This translated brochure provides information for bedwetting teenagers and young adults including what causes bedwetting, how it can be helped, and chances of becoming dry. It also describes how common it is and whether there is help available.

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

Title: Better sleep for teenagers: 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: Bi-level ventilation (sleep) factsheet
Summary: Bi-Level therapy (or BiPAP) is a type of breathing support that assists your child’s ability to breathe. It involves the use of a mask and a Bi-Level machine. The Bi-level machine delivers pressure via the mask to the airway and lungs.This opens the airways to allow normal breathing to occur.

Title: Bilingualism and languages learning
Summary: This brochure explains the benefits of teaching a child more than one language.

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 translated brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics for early childhood.

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

Title: Bronchiolitis
Summary: Bronchiolitis is a common chest infection in young children, caused by a viral infection of the lungs. The infection causes inflammation and mucus to build up in the airways, making it more difficult to breathe. Bronchiolitis is most common in babies under six months, but sometimes occurs in babies up to 12 months old.

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

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

Title: Caring for children
Summary: This resource provides information on child developement and important laws and information about parenting in Australia.

Title: Cerebral palsy overview and diagnosis (Video)
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 (Video)
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 in the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
Summary: Do you need child care to be able to attend the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) classes? When you are in an AMEP class, free child care is available for your children who are under school age. This information sheet explains how it works.

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: expert tips (Video)
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: This translated, subtitled video outlines the family support services available to help parents raise their children. It emphasises the creation of a safe and nurturing environment for children as a priority and provides information on the kinds of supports that are available to children, their parents and carers in Victoria.

Title: Childhood pneumococcal vaccine
Summary: This translated resource provides information on the free pneumococcal vaccine provided by the National Immunisation Program schedule to infants. It outlines what the disease is, the vaccines, who is eligible for the vaccines and also possible side effects.

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: This translated fact sheet provides some guidelines on keeping your 4-12 year old child safe. If you are being physically or psychologically abused by your partner it can have a serious impact on your child’s development. It provides some children's perspectives on abuse and also how to help your children and what you can do for yourself.

Title: Choking first aid: pictures
Summary: What to do when a child is choking? This factsheet with a lot of pictures illustrates how to prevent choking and clear blockages for babies, children and teens

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: Conjunctivitis
Summary: Conjunctivitis is a common eye infection, especially among children under five. It is an inflammation (swelling and redness) of the conjunctiva, which is the clear membrane that covers the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelids. Sometimes conjunctivitis is called ‘pink eye’, because the eye looks pink or red. Treatment is dependent on the type of conjunctivitis affecting your child. Conjunctivitis can be an infectious or allergic condition. Infectious conjunctivitis is highly contagious.

Title: Connecting with families
Summary: Bringing the Early Years Learning Framework to life in your community. As early childhood educators relationships are at the heart of everything we do. Genuine, positive relationships with children, families and each other are essential if we want to achieve positive outcomes. When we think about relationships it is usually relationships with children that spring to mind. But the relationships and partnerships that we build with families are just as important. Working with parents is rewarding, challenging and always full of possibilities.

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: Constipation
Summary: Constipation is when a child has a hard poo (faeces or bowel movement) or does not go to the toilet regularly. There is a lot of difference in the firmness and frequency of normal bowel movements in children. Constipation is a common problem in children, particularly around the time of toilet training or starting solids. It can also become a problem after a child has had a painful or frightening bowel movement.

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 advice.

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 early childhood settings and families.

Title: Cot to bed safety
Summary: How to recognise when a child is ready to move from a cot to a bed, and how to make your home safe before the move.

Title: Cow's milk allergy in infants
Summary: This help sheet explains what to do if your child or infant has a milk allergy

Title: CPAP ventilation (sleep) factsheet
Summary: CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is a type of respiratory support therapy used to overcome obstruction of the airways. It involves the use of a CPAP mask and machine.The CPAP machine uses air pressure to keep the airways open during sleep.

Title: CPAP/Bi-level care and maintenance of equipment (sleep) factsheet
Summary: This fact sheet explains how to care for and maintain your child's CPAP/Bi-level mask.

Title: Croup
Summary: Croup is a condition caused by a viral infection. The virus leads to swelling of the voice box (larynx) and windpipe (trachea). This swelling makes the airway narrower, so it is harder to breathe. Children with croup develop a harsh, barking cough and may make a noisy, high-pitched sound when they breathe in (stridor). Croup mostly affects children between six months and five years old, but it can affect older children. Some children get croup several times. Croup can get worse quickly. If your child is having problems breathing, seek urgent medical attention.

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 brochure 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: Decisions about down time: a balancing act
Summary: Balancing inactive time with active time ensures that your child has the opportunity to develop in a range of ways

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 pertussis (whooping cough) booster vaccine for 18 month old children
Summary: This translated information resource provides information on the diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough) booster vaccine given for free to children at 18 months old through the National Immunisation Program schedule. It describes what diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough) are, describes the vaccines and also side effects. It also has a short pre-immunisation checklist.

Title: Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and poliomyelitis (polio) immunisation
Summary: The National Immunisation Program schedule provides free diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and polio vaccine to children at four years of age. 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: 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 2
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with Down syndrome talk about getting early intervention for their child after a diagnosis. 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: Down syndrome: overview and diagnosis
Summary: IIn this short video, parents of children with Down syndrome talk about getting the diagnosis during pregnancy. They say they talked with their families about how this child would fit into their lives, and about deciding to go on with the pregnancy. Also, child health specialists explain what Down syndrome is and how they test for it.

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: Eczema
Summary: Eczema is a common skin condition that usually begins before your child is one year old. The affected skin is dry, red and itchy. Sometimes these areas of skin can become cracked, weepy and then scab over. Unfortunately there is no cure for eczema. However, there are many ways to keep eczema under control and help your child feel more comfortable. Eczema is not contagious.

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

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.

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: Families and young children (Multicultural parent easy guide 3)
Summary: The early years of a child’s life are critical to their growth and development. During these years, particularly the first 3-5 years, parents have valuable opportunities to influence and shape their child’s learning. Parenting SA is currently updating this resource.

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....? - please consider having a carrier test for genetic blood disorders
Summary: Around 1 in 20 people worlwide is thought to have inherited an altered globin gene which they could pass on to their children. If you are a carrier of an altered globin gene it is important that your partner has a blood test to determine his or her carrier status.

Title: Fever
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: Fever in children by Royal Childrens Hospital
Summary: Fever (a high temperature) is common in children. Fever is a normal response to many illnesses, the most common being an infection in the body. Fever itself is usually not harmful – in fact, it helps the body's immune system fight off infection.

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 early childhoood settings, staff and families.

Title: First foods: food provided by the early childhood setting
Summary: Information about communicatioing with early childhood staff about introducing first foods.

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 early childhood settings, staff and families.

Title: Fragile X syndrome: after the diagnosis 2
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: Fuss free mealtimes
Summary: This factsheet provides tips to help parents feed fussy eaters.

Title: Gastroenteritis (gastro) by the Royal Childrens Hospital
Summary: Gastroenteritis (gastro) is a bowel infection that causes diarrhoea (runny, watery poo) and sometimes vomiting. The vomiting may settle quickly, but the diarrhoea can last up to 10 days. Gastro can be caused by many different germs, although the most common cause of gastro is a viral infection. Most children do not need to take any medicine for gastro; however, it is important that they drink plenty of water to avoid becoming dehydrated.

Title: Gastroenteritis in children - from Department of Health & Human Services
Summary: A translated consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about Gastroenteritis in children. It includes information covering what it is, symptoms and treatment, breastfeeding and bottle feeding, and also ways to stop the spread of Gastroenteritis. Also provides list of emergency numbers and helplines.

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 early childhood 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 and explains why breakfast is important for kids.

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: 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 breakfasts
Summary: Why having a healthy breakfast is important for your children

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 start for school
Summary: If your child is turning 4, they may need to have a health check. If they don’t, your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A rate may reduce.

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 2 (Video)
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: Heat Health - Advice for Children and Babies
Summary: Know the effects of extreme heat, who is at risk and how you can prepare yourself and others

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

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 breastfeeding works
Summary: Breastfeeding booklets in 8 languages featuring side-by-side Language/English Translation. Good for health professionals and mothers to read together. They appreciate being able to work together on an issue and read the same information in their own languages – this helps to overcome communication barriers where English language proficiency and/or specific terms related to breastfeeding are limitations to accessing breastfeeding support. The information is clear, in easy to read, non-medical language and is detailed enough but brief. The clear diagrams and use of full colour photographs also make them appealing. Topics include expressing & storing breastmilk, colostrum, sore nipples, weaning, engorgement, increasing supply, attachment, working & breastfeeding.

Title: How to do baby massage (Video)
Summary: This short video shows you how to do baby massage. It explains how baby massage is good for bonding with your newborn baby. It can be soothing and can also help newborns and babies relax. The video notes that you should stop the massage if your baby gets upset.

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

Title: How to wrap a baby (Video)
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: Hygiene and daily care for babies
Summary: This parenting guide in pictures demonstrates daily hygiene and care for newborns and babies. It includes cleaning baby's face and head, nails, umbilical cord and genital 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 is 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 through research
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 early childhood 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: Initial immunisation evidence request template
Summary: Initial immunisation evidence request template for childcare/kindergartens to assist parents in complying with the 'No Jab, No Play' legislation, that requires all children to be fully vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption to be enrolled in childcare or kindergarten in Victoria.

Title: Inquisitive and invincible 18 months to 3.5 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: This translated fact sheet about intellectual disability provides information on what intellectual disability is, how a child is diagnosed, what can be done to help and what causes intellectual disability.

Title: Introduction to the reportable conduct scheme
Summary: This factsheet summarises what type of conduct needs to be reported, who the scheme applies to, what the organisations' obligations are and what the head of an organisation needs to do and within what time frame.

Title: It's not ok to shake babies
Summary: Parents sometimes lose control and shake their babies. But babies can suffer brain damage and even die through being shaken. This brochure lists the damages that can be caused and provides tips on how to avoid it.

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

Title: Kids' First Aid for asthma chart
Summary: Quick action may help prevent an asthma attack from becoming an asthma emergency.

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

Title: Measles, mumps and rubella immunisation information
Summary: This translated resource provides information about the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines for children at 12 months and 18 months of age through the National Immunisation Program schedule. It includes information on what they are, the vaccine itself, possible side effects and a short pre-immunisations checklist.

Title: Measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox immunisation information
Summary: This translated resource provides information about the measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox vaccines for children at 18 months of age through the National Immunisation Program schedule. It includes information on what they are, the vaccine itself, possible side effects and a short pre-immunisations checklist.

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 ACWY secondary school vaccine program
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 secondary school students in Victoria. 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: 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: My time, our place
Summary: The My Time, Our Place – Framework for School Age Care in Australia is about making care services for school aged children better. The framework helps care services to develop opportunities for school aged children to participate in leisure and play-based activities that respond to their needs, interests and choices. My Time, Our Place is part of the Australian Government's National Quality Framework which is about ensuring children receive a high standard of education and care. It is one part of the picture that will help Australia realise the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) vision that will see 'all children have the best start in life to create a better future for themselves and for the nation'.

Title: Nappy changing (Video)
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: National assessment program- literacy and numeracy
Summary: This information sheet explains what is the national assesment program- lIteracy and nurmeracy (NAPLAN) test

Title: NDIS pathway hearing stream from 0 to 6 years
Summary: This fact sheet explains how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can help if your child aged between 0 and 6 years has just been diagnosed with hearing loss.

Title: Never leave kids in cars
Summary: Never leave your most precious valuables, your children, alone in the car.The never leave kids in cars campaign prompts parents to take their kids with them whenever they get out of the car, just as they do their everyday valuables, to avoid potentially tragic consequences.

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

Title: Online safety, Start the Chat
Summary: The online safety, Start the Chat Campaign is about helping everyone in a child's life to have a conversation about online safety. The youngest generation of children are the first to grow up in a fully connected digital world - for them, the online world is now just as much a part of their lives as the offline world. It is important to be proactive and talk about online safety early and often. This advertising material provides links to more information on cyberbullying on the eSafety website that can be used in your community.

Title: Oral health
Summary: Many people think that ‘baby’ teeth are less important than ‘adult’ teeth, but looking after your child’s first teeth is vital. In fact, good oral health begins even before these first teeth appear. A combination of good brushing, a healthy diet and regular visits to the dentist will help your children to grow strong and healthy teeth

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: Overview of the Child Safe Standards
Summary: This is an overview of the purpose of the Commission for Children and Young People and explains the principles of the the Child Safe Standards, what they are and how to implement them.

Title: Pain relief for children
Summary: Pain is common in many injuries and illnesses in children, as well as after having an operation (post-operative pain). Your child may need pain-reliever medicine (analgesic), such as paracetamol or ibuprofen, to help reduce or control their pain. Paracetamol and ibuprofen do not treat the cause of your child's pain; both medicines just relieve the feelings of the pain.

Title: Parents count too - helping your child with measuring length and area
Summary: A numeracy resource for parents/carers which describes how children learn about measurement and offers practical and fun suggstions for developing this skill.

Title: Parents count too - helping your child with measuring temperature and time
Summary: A numeracy resource for parents and carers which outlines how children learn about temperature and time. It provides practical ideas for developing these concepts at home.

Title: Parents count too - helping your child with measuring volume and mass
Summary: A numeracy resource for parents and carers which describes how children learn about volume and mass and provides advice on games and activities that will develop skills.

Title: Parents count too - helping your child with mental calculations
Summary: A numeracy resource for parents/carers which describes how to foster the development of using mental strategies to solve problems in common daily activities.

Title: Parents count too - helping your child with patterns and algebra
Summary: A numeracy resource for parents and carers which outlines activities to help children to recognise, make, describe and continue repeating patterns.

Title: Parents count too - helping your child with representing and interpreting graphs and tables
Summary: A numeracy resource for parents and carers which describes activities to promote children's understanding of graphs and tables.

Title: Parents count too - helping your child with shapes and objects
Summary: This fact sheet explains what spatial mathematics is and how you can help your child to identify the different shapes such as triangles and circles.

Title: Parents count too: helping your child with arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
Summary: This factsheets has information to help parents teach their children to count.

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: Passport to the Victorian Government's Baby Bundle
Summary: This guide is designed to help you navigate your baby’s world, understand your baby’s cues and build strong bonds and attachment in the early months. It includes important information about your baby's development in these first few weeks and months, child safety, enjoying books with your baby and emergency contacts. In addition to this guide, please refer to your My Health Learning and Development green book, which is given to you in hospital when your baby is born.

Title: Penis and foreskin care
Summary: It is important to look after your child's penis and foreskin to keep it healthy and prevent redness, pain and infection. The foreskin is the loose skin covering the head (glans) of the penis. The foreskin cannot be retracted (pulled back from the head of the penis) in most newborns, but over time the foreskin separates and is able to be retracted.

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: 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 inspiring baby play ideas and playing baby games.

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

Title: Poisonous plants or harmful 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..

Title: Polio immunisation information
Summary: This translated information resource provides information on Poliomyelitis (polio) and the Polio vaccine. It includes what it is, the vaccine, possible side effects of the vaccine and a short pre-immunisation checklist.

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 early childhood settings, staff and families.

Title: Pre-schoolers: independent adventurers 3.5 to 5 years
Summary: Children are becoming increasingly independent and adventurous, often exploring and climbing on objects. At this stage, children have little understanding of danger and require constant supervision. This fact sheets provides tips on how to keep children safe at home, on the street, in the car and when they play.

Title: Preeclampsia explained
Summary: Preeclampsia is an illness that occurs during or immediately after pregnancy. It can affect both the mother and the baby.

Title: Reading with your child at home
Summary: Ideas for parents and carers to help their young children with reading

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: Recognition of serious illness in children
Summary: This factsheet lists and explains the general features of a more serious illness which should prompt you to see a doctor more urgently. These include: Alertness, irritability, breathing, skin colour and appearance, fluids in and out.

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: This translated resource provides information on the Rotavirus, the most common cause of severe gastroenteritis in infants and young children in Australia. It includes information on the protection against rotavirus that is available free of charge under the National Immunisation Program Schedule for babies in two doses at two and four months of age. It also includes a pre-immunisation checklist and information on possible side effects.

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: This brochure lists six ways to sleep baby safely and reduce the risk of sudden unexpected death in infancy.

Title: Safe sleeping checklist
Summary: This information sheet includes a checklist to ensure the safety of babies and children while sleeping.

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: Sex characteristic variations in babies and children
Summary: You have been given this fact sheet because your baby or child has been diagnosed as having a variation in sex characteristics. This means your child was born with naturally occurring characteristics that do not fit the typical definitions for male or female bodies. These differences are also sometimes referred to as ‘intersex variations’, ‘differences of sex development’ or ‘conditions associated with reproductive development’. Different people prefer different terms.

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 and solutions: 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: 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: This translated fact sheet provides detailed information for people living with Spina Bifida and may also have some loss of bowel control (neurogenic bowel). The fact scheet provides information on healthy bowel movements, medications for bowels, regular routines, toilet positions and other options for bowel movement.

Title: Spina Bifida - bladder management
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides detailed information for people living with Spina Bifida and may also have a neurogenic bladder. The fact scheet provides information on what problems can occur with bladders, bladders that do not empty completely, bladders that leak urine, and the management of Urinary Tract Infections (UTI's).

Title: Spina Bifida - hydrocephalus and spina bifida
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides detailed information for people living with Spina Bifida and may also have hydrocephalus - "water on the brain". The fact scheet provides information on the effects of hydrocephalus, how it is treated, what problems can occur with shunts and warning signd of a shunt not working or infection.

Title: Starting childcare or kindergarten? Immunisation information for parents enrolling a child
Summary: This translated document details the enrolment requirements in Victoria for children in long day care, kindergarten, family day care or occasional care. It also includes information on Immunisation History Statements and childhood immunisation schedule.

Title: Starting primary school? Immunisation information for parents enrolling a child into primary school in Victoria
Summary: A translated document that outlines the lawful requiremnt that all parents must provide a current Immunisation History Statement from the Australian Immunisation Register to enrol their child in primary school. The document outlines what the statement is and used for as well as what to do if a child is immunised overseas.

Title: Sun Sense - information for parents and caregivers
Summary: This fact sheet discusses the issue of sun safety within a school context.

Title: Taking children's rights seriously: an overview (bilingual fact sheet)
Summary: This fact sheet provides a short overview on the child safety standards and the laws that require organisations to report any allegations that one of their workers or volunteers has abused a child and do an investigation.

Title: Temper tantrums: why they happen and how to respond
Summary: Tantrums are extremely common in toddlers and preschoolers. They're how young children deal with difficult feelings. It helps to tune in to your child's emotion, and to avoid situations that trigger your child's tantrums.

Title: The Autism Spectrum information booklet
Summary: A booklet providing an overview of autism along with some practical information on where to get help. Ideal for parents/carers who have had a child recently diagnosed, for adults with a new diagnosis, for agencies, professionals and students coming across autism for the first time.

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 toddlers
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: 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: Tube feeding-caring for your childs Nasogastric tube
Summary: Your child’s nasogastric (NG) tube requires daily care. This factsheet shows how to take care of it. Daily maintenance will ensure it works, lasts and does not need unnecessary replacement.

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

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: Turn off the TV or computer and get active
Summary: Spending too much 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 translated consumer fact sheet for use by hospital emergency departments about viral illness in children. It includes information on what causes a viral illness, symptoms, treatment, home care, and what to expect.

Title: Vision impairment overview and diagnosis
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 encourage 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: Vulvovaginitis
Summary: Vulvovaginitis (vul-vo-vaj-ee-night-is) is inflammation or irritation of the vagina and vulva (external female genital area). Mild vulvovaginitis is a very common problem, and some children will have vulvovaginitis many times. Once puberty has begun, vulvovaginitis usually occurs less often. In most cases, vulvovaginitis is not a serious problem and it will usually improve with simple steps at home. Usually no medical treatment or tests are needed.

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 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: When children are learning more than one language
Summary: This brochure emphasises the benefits of children learning more than one language.

Title: Why play is important
Summary: Play is more than just for babies and children. It's how they learn and develop. Playing with your child is one of the most important things you can do

Title: Year 7 secondary school vaccine program - information and consent form
Summary: This translated consent form is for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and the Diphtheria-tetanus whooping cough vaccine that are offered to all children in Year 7 at secondary school or aged 12 to 13 years in the community setting. It firstly provides information on HPV and Diphtheria-tetanus whooping cough, and then has the consent form attached.

Title: Your new baby's screening test
Summary: This translated brochure provides information on the blood screening test that all newborn babies in Australia undergo in the first few days of their life. It describes the need to screen babies for serious genetic conditions, and that early treatment of these conditions can prevent intellectual and physical disability, or even death. Also known as the Guthrie test, the brochure informs that the test has been part of routine care for all newborn babies in Australia for over 40 years.

This resource has been reviewed in the last 3 years and complies with the Health Translation Directory editorial guidelines and collection policy.

The Health Translations Directory is always improving

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health has been contracted to manage and improve Health Translations. We are regularly reviewing our collection and improving your experience of the directory. We rely on your contributions. If you are aware of a multilingual health resource, produced in Australia, please register it here or let us know.