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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.

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 |

COVID-19 and Kids: What you need to know

In a matter of weeks, COVID-19 and the coronavirus that causes it (now officially named SARS-CoV-2) has changed life as we know it.

31 March 2020 |

How to talk with your children about COVID-19

In this everchanging ‘new normal’ of social distancing, shutdowns and empty supermarket shelves the COVID-19 pandemic has thrust upon us, it’s not surprising that people are experiencing some stress and anxiety.

30 March 2020 |

Grief doesn’t stop on the holidays

Christmas means different things for different people – a religious and cultural celebration, an eagerly awaited break from the daily grind of work, seasonal feasts or just Santa Claus and presents.

20 December 2019 |
Last updated: 01 March 2019
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