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Temperature taking

If you suspect your child has a fever, taking an accurate temperature reading will help you decide what to do next. Learn more in our guide.

CPR in babies (0 to 12 months)

CPR is a form of emergency first-aid to send oxygen to the brain when a person stops breathing. Find out how to give CPR safely to a baby.

Eye damage and diabetes

Over time, diabetes can cause eye damage including glaucoma and cataracts. Learn what can be done to help prevent eye damage.

Depression: Warning signs and symptoms

Find out the most common emotional, physical and behavioural symptoms of depression and what a doctor can do to help.

Positive eating habits: Learn how to help your child develop healthy, life-long habits.

Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors: Find out how to choose, install and maintain them.

Hand difference: Find out what it is like to have a child with a hand difference.

Treating burns: When to treat a child’s burn at home vs in hospital.

Carb Count game: Help your child balance their carbohydrates if they have diabetes.

How the Body Works:
Kidney and bladder overview


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