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Growing pains – Children’s Health Queensland blog

Our blog, ‘Growing Pains’ is created in collaboration with medical professionals and provides insight, tips and advice about topical children’s health issues and developmental milestones.

Why vision screening for your Preppie is so important

A vision screening takes just five minutes, but the benefits can last a lifetime. Here’s why it should be on the ‘to do’ list of every Preppie parent.

25 January 2021 |

How to be COVID-safe with your child’s mental health

It’s important we don’t overlook the impact the pandemic has had on the mental health of the youngest members of our society.

15 October 2020 |

Breast might be best – but it’s not always easy

Breastfeeding is good for you and your baby but it is not always easy. Here are some common challenges and how to overcome them.

6 August 2020 |

What you can do to protect your unborn baby from CMV

Cytomegalovirus, or ‘CMV’, infects 85 percent of people by the age of 40, yet most will never know they have it.

3 July 2020 |

Supporting your teenager through the COVID-19 changes

With the need for home isolation and social distancing being almost at opposite ends of everything a teenager wants to do... parenting through adolescence just got a lot harder!

29 April 2020 |

How to get the most out of home-based learning (for you and your kids)

Here are some tips for supporting your child to learn at home to help make the transition from parent/carer to teacher aide a little easier - so you both get the most out of the home-based learning experience.

20 April 2020 |
Last updated: 01 March 2019
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