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Whooping cough in babies and children

Find out about the symptoms of whooping cough, how to prevent it spreading, when your child should see a doctor and when they can get vaccinated against it.

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Whooping cough and pregnancy

Find out about the symptoms of whooping cough, its treatment, the National Immunisation Program, and when you can get vaccinated against whooping cough

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Colds and flu in babies and children

Information on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments of coughs, colds, flu and RSV in children and babies and when to seek medical advice.

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Croup

Croup is very common in children under 5 years old. Find out how croup is diagnosed and treated here.

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Asthma in children

Find out more about the signs and symptoms of asthma, aids and tips to help you care for your child and what to do if your child has an asthma attack.

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Pregnancy at week 27

Your baby is growing fast and probably quite active now. You'll also be gaining more weight and might even be getting some stretch marks.

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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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Vaccinations and pregnancy

Your immune system can weaken during pregnancy, so you and your baby can be susceptible to infections and illnesses. Some vaccinations are recommended.

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Pregnancy at week 32

Your baby doesn't have a lot of room, but they will still be moving. The extra weight might cause you some back and pelvic pain which can make it difficult for you to move around.

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COVID-19 and kids

Here's what you should know about COVID-19 and children, including symptoms, how to treat COVID-19, getting vaccinated and how to explain the virus to children.

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