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Looking after your back during pregnancy

Backache during pregnancy is very common, and you are also at greater risk of back injury. Learn how to protect your back to prevent both injury and discomfort.

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Backache in pregnancy

There are several things you can do to help prevent backache from happening during your pregnancy, and to help you cope with an aching back if it does occur.

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Safe sleep for babies

It is important to ensure an infants sleeping area is kept safe. Experts have identified certain things can help reduce the risk of death and injuries.

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Hot water safety

Here is practical and trusted advice to prevent your children getting hot water scalds caused by bathwater, hot drinks, boiling water, cooking and hot food.

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Burns and scalds

How to lower the risk of your child having a burn or scald and advice on treating burns and scalds. If the burn is serious call triple zero (000) for an ambulance.

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Raising kids in tropical Australia

Growing up in northern Australia can be a magical and safe experience. But parents need to be aware of the risks posed by life in the tropics.

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Medicine and poisons safety in the home

Learn more about the importance of child-resistant packaging, how to reduce the risk of poisoning and what to do if your child swallows a poison.

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Physiotherapy advice after pregnancy

When you are pregnant, your body changes. Read about simple exercises and healthy habits to help cope with these changes.

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Yoga and Pilates during pregnancy

Yoga and Pilates during pregnancy can be beneficial, but you should be careful to avoid some positions. Find out how yoga and Pilates can help you here.

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Keeping baby safe

Babies are completely dependent on you for their safety. Here's what you can do to keep them safe.

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