1. Toddlers

Health & daily care

Toilet training is a big step. Read when and how to do it.
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    Anxiety in children is a normal part of development. Childhood fears are normal too. Read more about different types of anxiety in children and how to help.

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    A good family GP understands the importance of getting to know you and your children. Here’s how to find the right GP for your family.

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    Second-hand smoke can cause serious health problems for your child. Here’s how to reduce the risks to children of second-hand smoke or passive smoking.

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    Immunisation protects your child’s health. Find out why your child needs immunisation, what diseases the NIP covers, and how to get your child immunised.

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    Allergies in children – what are they? And what can you do about them? This guide explains causes and treatments for allergies in children and teenagers.

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    Toddler bath time is often a great time to play, and most toddlers love their baths. A few simple steps help make bathing a toddler fun and safe.

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    Brushing teeth is vital to your child’s dental health. Our illustrated guide takes you through the steps for keeping children’s teeth clean and healthy.

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    Not sure how to change a cloth nappy? This illustrated guide to changing cloth nappies takes you through the steps. Download or print out for reference.

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    Sun safety precautions protect your child’s skin from UV exposure, skin damage and sunburn. It’s all about timing, shade, protective clothes and sunscreen.

Raising Children Network is supported by the Australian Government. Member organisations are the Parenting Research Centre and the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute with The Royal Children’s Hospital Centre for Community Child Health.

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