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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.

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.

5 August 2021 |

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

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we knew it. And the changes keep coming as we all learn to live in the ‘new normal’ of outbreaks, social restrictions, COVID testing and vaccination.

4 August 2021 |

Ten questions that can change a child’s life

Wondering if your child’s development is on track? The Parents’ Evaluation of Development Status questionnaire can provide the answers you’re looking for.

18 March 2021 |

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 |

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 |
Last updated: 01 March 2019
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