The aim of this website is to provide New Zealand parents, caregivers, family and whānau with accurate and reliable information about their children's health.
Content on this website is for educational use only. Please consult your doctor or other health professional to make sure the information is right for your child.
A joint initiative between the Paediatric Society of New Zealand and Starship Foundation
Supported and funded by the Ministry of Health
© The Paediatric Society of New Zealand and Starship Foundation 2005 - 2017 Printed on 17 January 2017. Content is regularly updated so please refer to www.kidshealth.org.nz for the most up-to-date version