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Check out our latest news stories to keep up to date with the most recent developments in Children’s Health across Queensland. View all news

Books help kids cope after a natural disaster

The Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health has launched a series of online books and games to help young children traumatised by cyclones, bushfires, floods or other natural disasters.

28 November 2018 |

Your stories shines a spotlight on the brave children and families we care for and the courage and determination they show in the face of major health challenges. View all stories

Maggie

Five-year-old Maggie of Rockhampton was diagnosed with achondroplasia – a genetic disorder that results in dwarfism – via ultrasound when she was 31 weeks in utero. Her condition was then confirmed by a blood test when she was three-years-old.

29 October 2018 |

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. View all blog posts

Achondroplasia: It’s just one small part of the bigger picture

Hearing that there’s something wrong with your baby is actually much harder to digest than the news that your child has dwarfism. Once you have a diagnosis, you can act on it and move forward.

29 October 2018 |

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Last updated: 27 June 2017
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