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Children and glasses

If your child has to wear glasses, it might only be temporary to help correct their vision. Get some tips on how to encourage your child to wear their glasses.

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Sun protection for babies and kids

Babies and young children can easily get sunburnt, even on cooler or overcast days. A few simple steps can help you protect both yourself and your baby.

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Child safety at home indoors: in pictures | Raising Children Network

This illustrated guide to child safety at home indoors has information on smoke detectors, safety glass, poisons, safety gates, sharp items and blind cords.

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Alcohol and breastfeeding | Australian Breastfeeding Association

Can I drink alcohol if I am breastfeeding?Whether it's parties, BBQs, family get-togethers or celebrations; alcohol is often served at most social gatherings. But if you’re breastfeeding, there’s no wine for you. Or is there?If you want to, you can enjoy a glass of wine, a beer or whatever it is that you choose to drink.  The key is to plan ahead.

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10 myths about sun protection | Cancer Council

Here are 10 myths about sun protection debunked by the Cancer Council. Find out which are false and which are true here

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Sun protection at home

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Sun protection tips at child care I Starting Blocks

Learn about what to look for in the sun protection policy at your childs child care service.

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Sun protection | ARPANSA

Advice on reducing health effects associated with ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure from the sun.

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Sunburn - Better Health Channel

Even mild sunburn can cause permanent skin damage and may increase your risk of skin cancer.

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Children and sun safety - NT.GOV.AU

Keep your children safe from the sun.

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