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Travelling with kids

Travelling with your child can sometimes be challenging. Whether you are travelling with a baby or a toddler, a bit of preparation and planning is always needed. Get some helpful tips and ideas for car and air travel, as well how to keep your little one safe when you arrive.

Air travel with babies

Travelling by plane with your baby might sound challenging. But follow these tips, and with some planning, you can try to make the experience as safe ...

Air travel with toddlers

Travelling by plane with your toddler might sound challenging. But follow these tips, and with some planning, you can try to make the experience as sa...

Car travel with babies

Long car journeys with a baby can be challenging. Read about safety preparations, when to travel, breaks and what to pack to ensure your trip is as en...

Car travel with toddlers

Long car journeys with a toddler can be challenging. Read about safety preparations, when to travel, breaks and what to pack to ensure your trip is as...

Car safety for babies

To be as safe as possible when travelling in cars, children and adults need to be using restraints or seat belts that are properly fitted and suited t...

Immunisation for your child is important not only for them but others in the community.

Immunisation for your child

Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting children against certain diseases. Discover more about childhood vaccinations.

Babies in cold weather

It's important to be aware of how much clothing and the type of clothing your baby will need to keep comfortably warm in cold weather.

Babies in hot weather

Hot weather can be dangerous for babies because they are easily affected by the heat. Learn how to keep them cool and safe.

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 bab...

Water safety for babies

Babies can drown in as little as 5cm (two inches) of water. Drowning is silent so you won’t necessarily hear any noise or struggle.

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