Baby's first 24 hours
There is a lot going on in the first 24 hours of your baby's life, so find out what you can expect.
Neonatal screening test
All parents are offered the opportunity to have their baby screened for a number of rare disorders.
Health checks for babies
Shortly before or after your baby is born, you'll be given a Child Health Record booklet. In Australia, this usually has a blue cover and is often cal...
Immunisation for your child
Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting children against certain diseases. Discover more about childhood vaccinations.
How to choose a nappy for your baby
Choosing which nappy you will use for your baby will depend on what is important to you and your family.
Feeding your baby
Whether you have already had your baby or are currently pregnant planning on what is to come, learn about breastfeeding, bottle feeding and introducin...
Getting your baby to sleep
Some babies sleep much more than others. Your baby will have their own pattern of waking and sleeping, and it's unlikely to be the same as other babie...