Allergies in children – what are they? And what can you do about them? This clear, practical guide explains causes and treatments for children’s allergies.
Positive teenage body image and healthy self-esteem go together. Here’s how to help your child develop healthy body image and avoid unhealthy body image.
Childhood obesity is when children have too much body fat. Read how a healthy family lifestyle helps kids avoid obesity and benefits health and wellbeing.
This essential guide explains what eating disorders are, risks for eating disorders in teenagers, red flags and how to help teens with eating disorders.
Faecal incontinence is when children who are past toilet training age regularly do poos in places other than the toilet. It’s also called encopresis.
What’s the difference between food allergies and food intolerance in children? How do you reduce the risk of kids developing allergies? This guide explains.
If your child has food allergies or food intolerance, the most important thing is avoiding the food. You also need to know about symptoms and reactions.
If your child has allergies to dust mites, pollen, grass, animals, latex, insect stings and bites, read this guide for reliable allergy management advice.
Unhealthy weight gain can be a risk for teenagers. Help your child manage weight with a healthy lifestyle, and get help for overweight and obesity issues.
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.
It’s important to know how to take your child’s temperature to check for fever. Here’s how to take a temperature using different kinds of thermometers.
Ups and downs are normal for teenagers. This article explains why your teenage child might be having more moods than before, and what you can do to help.
If your child’s temperature is higher than 38°C, it’s probably a fever. A fever is a sign of illness. Here’s what to do when your child has a fever.
Sometimes germs in swimming pools can make children sick. Our simple precautions for swimming pool hygiene can help your family stay healthy in pool water.
A cold is a type of upper respiratory tract infection. You can’t cure a cold, but you can treat cold symptoms to help your child feel more comfortable.
Circumcising your son is your choice. It’s a decision best made when you have information from all sides of the circumcision debate. Our article explains.