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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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Colds and flu during pregnancy and breastfeeding

When you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you need to be extra careful with medicines you take for cold or flu, as they can affect your unborn baby.

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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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Croup

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

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Travel and pregnancy

With the proper precautions, and armed with information on when to travel, vaccinations and insurance, most women can travel safely well into their pregnancy.

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Being overweight during pregnancy

If you're overweight or obese and pregnant, you’re at increased risk of pregnancy complications, particularly if you have other health conditions as well.

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How your baby's immune system develops

Learn more about your baby's immune system. Find out how breastfeeding and vaccinations will help protect your baby from serious illness.

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Pregnancy at week 8

By week 8, you might be experiencing morning sickness, need frequent trips to the toilet, and feel tired or moody.

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Medicare during pregnancy

Medicare is a health insurance scheme funded by the Australian government. Find out what is covered by Medicare during pregnancy and after your baby is born.

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Making the most of your pharmacist during pregnancy and parenthood

Pharmacists are professionals who offer a wide range of free health advice. Learn how pharmacists can help you during pregnancy and parenthood.

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