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Chickenpox and pregnancy

Chickenpox in adults is a serious disease, especially in pregnant women. Find out how to protect yourself and what to do if you have chickenpox.

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Chickenpox in babies and children

Chickenpox is generally a mild viral illness in children and babies. Find out what to do if you think your child has chickenpox and how to treat it.

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Serious childhood rashes

A rash on your baby’s skin may indicate a serious condition, especially if they also have a high temperature, cough or swollen neck glands. Learn more here.

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Rubella in babies and children

Find out more about the symptoms of rubella, when your child should see a doctor, how to care for a sick child at home, and how the disease spreads.

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Vaccinations and pregnancy

Vaccination is especially important before and during pregnancy. Read on to learn why, as well as information on side effects and costs.

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Birth differences (congenital anomalies)

Health problems present from birth include any health condition that a baby is born with and are sometimes called birth defects, birth differences or congenital anomalies.

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Development milestones - your child 12 to 18 months

Learn about development milestones for babies (12-18 months), how to aid your child's development, identify development delays and when to get help.

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Development milestones - your child 18 to 24 months

Chart your toddler's development milestones (18-24 months) - find out whether they are developing normally or if there may be cause for concern.

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Having a healthy pregnancy

Having a healthy pregnancy means following a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, knowing what to avoid and making sure your vaccinations are up to date. Find out more here.

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Itchy skin in babies and children

Itchy skin is very common in children. It can be caused by skin conditions, infections, bites or allergies. Read about prevention and treatment

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