Sick young boy lying in bed with a thermometer in his mouth and his mother's hand on his forehead

A fever by itself does not mean your child is seriously sick - even an ordinary cold can cause a high fever. Did you know that fever actually helps your child's body fight off infection?

Worried girl

Anxiety is a common and natural feeling that everybody experiences. If anxiety is significantly interfering in your child's everyday life, then get help. Anxiety disorders can be treated effectively.

Father and teenage daughter looking and laughing at something on a mobile phone

Kids that feel close to one or more parents tend to do better in life. Listen to your teenager ... when they are ready to talk. Ask open ended questions and listen with the intention to hear. Send clear and encouraging messages. Be open and tell the truth.

2 young children in bath with mother pouring water over the youngest

There are 3 really important steps when caring for your child with eczema: using lots of moisturiser; bathing once a day and using steroids when your child's skin has active eczema. Watch the video to see these steps in action.  

Baby eating finger food

Start with spoon-fed puréed foods when your baby is ready (around 6 months). Move on to mashed and chopped foods over the next few months. Offer finger foods from 7–8 months when your baby is able to pick them up, bring them to their mouth and chew them.

Newborn baby

Babies have such a strong instinct to breastfeed. Usually in that first hour your baby will start to show signs of being ready to feed. If left, they will move towards your breast and latch on by themselves.