Topic "Children's Health" in Chinese - total 78 documentsTitle: 10 tips for starting prep
Summary: This factsheet gives information for kids starting primary school.
Title: 10 tips for starting secondary school
Summary: This factsheet provides information about starting secondary school.
Title: 5 ways to a healthy lifestyle
Summary: With good food habits and daily physical activity you will be well on your way to a healthy life. Easy to say, but sometimes not so easy to do! Our busy lifestyles can be hard on our family’s health. Rushing to and from school and work can make it hard to find time to be physically active. We can also slip into the habit of choosing unhealthy snacks and take-away foods or spending our free time watching TV or in front of the computer.
Title: A reminder for parents about immunisation
Summary: It's not only babies, toddlers and children who need to be immunised against common childhood illnesses - parents, grandparents and carers do too. You could unwittingly give a serious illness to your child if your immunisation status is not kept up-to-date.
Title: After you have separated: making arrangements about the children
Summary: This fact sheet has information on the law in Australia and making arrangements for the children after you have separated.
Title: Apnoea bradycardia in premature babies
Summary: The information in this fact sheet aims to describe a common pattern of breathing seen in very premature infants.
Title: Apnoea of prematurity
Summary: Apnoea of prematurity is a breathing pause that can occur in premature babies. This resource provides advice for parents on the management of apnoea of prematurity.
Title: Asthma First Aid Plan
Summary: Information on how to manage an asthma attack following the Kids Asthma First Aid Plan.
Title: Babies from birth to crawling - birth to 9 months
Summary: Your baby will wriggle and roll from birth, start to sit up at about 6 months and crawl at about 9 months. They will also start to reach and grasp for objects and put them into their mouth. Understanding your baby’s development as they grow will help you gain a great deal of enjoyment from your child and help to keep them safe.
Title: Baby Sid sun protection steps
Summary: Childhood and adolescence are critical periods during which exposure to UV radiation is more likely to contribute to skin cancer in later life. Parents have an important role to ensure their children establish healthy sun protection habits during the early years. Research into the effectiveness of role modelling shows us that adopting sun protective behaviours yourself means your children will be more likely to do the same. This resource provides simple information about the five sun protection measures recommended during the daily sun protection times (issued whenever UV levels reach three or higher). The resource is two-sided with English on one side and one of 10 languages on the other.
Title: Belonging, being and becoming – the early years framework
Summary: Australia’s first national Early Years Learning Framework aims to extend and enrich children’s learning from birth to five years and through the transition to school. The Framework’s vision is that all children experience learning that is engaging and builds success for life. Your early childhood service can provide you with further information.
Title: Bilingualism and languages learning
Summary: This brochure explains the benefits of teaching a child more than one language.
Title: Breastfeeding and childcare
Summary: Breastfeeding and childcare provides information for both parents and childcare providers, and outlines the rights of mother and baby regarding breastfeeding and childcare.
Title: Breastfeeding confidence
Summary: Don’t be concerned if breastfeeding isn’t what you expected. Like anything worth doing, it takes practice
Title: Child care services are community centres
Summary: When your child attends a child care service you are provided with a unique opportunity to be supported in your parenting role as well as have your child in care.
Title: Choose water as a drink
Summary: Drinking water is the best way to quench your thirst. Even better, it doesn’t come with all the sugar and energy (kilojoules) found in fruit juice drinks, soft drinks, sports drinks and flavoured mineral waters. This factsheet also provides ideas to help you to drink more water
Title: Ciprofloxacin: an antibiotic for contacts of a person with meningococcal infection
Summary: Information about ciprofloxacin, an antibiotic for close contacts of a person with a meningococcal infection.
Title: Consent to conduct head lice inspections
Summary: This form asks parents to provide written consent for their children's school to conduct head lice inspections.
Title: Conversations with babies
Summary: The research shows that experiences in infancy and early childhood are very important. It has also shown that babies have social needs for interaction and communication. The brochure explains why it is important to talk to babies. It also provides nutritional advice.
Title: Cot to bed safety
Summary: How to recognise when a child is ready to move from a cot to a bed, and how to make your home safe before the move.
Title: Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) families
Summary: Australia is populated by people of many different cultural groups whose differences contribute to a dynamic, vibrant society. In supporting CALD families, carers can help build a tolerant, harmonious society in which diversity is valued. The brochure also contains information on allergies and anaphylaxis
Title: Dads and child care services
Summary: Fathers are becoming more aware of the significant impact their actions have on the health and well being of their children and their family as a whole.
Title: Dental fact sheet - Message for a healthy mouth
Summary: 5 ways to keep a child's teeth and mouth healthy: eat well, drink well, clean well, stay well, play well.
Title: Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and poliomyelitis (polio) immunisation
Summary: The National Immunisation Program schedule provides free diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and polio vaccine to children at four years of age. The sheet lists possible side effects and provides a pre-immunisation checklist.
Title: Eat fewer snacks and select healthier alternatives
Summary: Healthy snacks in between main meals help kids and teens meet their daily nutritional needs. This fact sheet provides ideas to help kids and teens ‘snack smart' and explains what makes a healthy snack
Title: Eat more fruit and vegies
Summary: Eating fruit and vegetables every day will help your child grow strong and healthy. Children aged 2-3 years should eat 1 serve of fruit and 2.5 serves of vegetables and children aged 4-8 years should eat 1.5 serves of fruit and 4.5 serves of vegetables each day. (Approximately half of these amounts for toddlers aged 1-2 years).
Title: Falls prevention for children in hospital - information for parents and carer
Summary: Top tips to prevent a child's fall in hospital
Title: Falls prevention: Home safety and injury prevention
Summary: Home safety and injury prevention poster on falls prevention
Title: FMS - the functional mobility scale
Summary: The Functional Mobility Scale (FMS) has been constructed to classify functional mobility in children, taking into account the range of assistive devices a child might use.
Title: Fuss free mealtimes
Summary: This factsheet provides tips to help parents feed fussy eaters.
Title: Get active each day
Summary: Regular physical activity is an important part of getting healthy and staying healthy. This factsheet lists the benefits and provides tips on how to help kids and teens be more active
Title: Hand, foot and mouth disease
Summary: Symptoms and prevention of hand, foot and mouth disease, a usually mild illness that mainly affects children under 10.
Title: Head lice alert notice
Summary: This alert notice explains that some children in a school have head lice and explains what parents need to do to prevent the spread of head lice.
Title: Healthy breakfasts
Summary: Why having a healthy breakfast is important for your children
Title: Healthy teeth in child care
Summary: Guidelines for oral hygiene and prevention of caries in toddlers and young children
Title: Helping your child to learn two languages (video)
Summary: The video is about how families can best support language and communication development for bilingual children prior to school.
Title: Illness in childcare - the common cold
Summary: How to prevent colds, how to identify colds and what to do if it is something more serious.
Title: Improving care for sick and premature babies through research
Summary: The Newborn Intensive and Special Care (NISC) nurseries at the Women's provide the best possible care for babies. To maintain the highest level of care we are continually updating our practice by carrying out careful research studies.
Title: Infant hepatitis B immunisation information
Summary: Information about the hepatitis B vaccine given to newborn babies. Includes information about the disease, why babies should have the vaccine, and information about possible side effects. It is important to start the hepatitis B immunisation as soon as possible after birth.
Title: Inquisitive and invincible 18 months to 3.5 years
Summary: Your child is now actively exploring their environment. They want to do everything without parental help. Your child will begin to run and jump without fear of heights or danger. The smell, taste and texture of things will become fascinating.
Title: It's not ok to shake babies
Summary: Parents sometimes lose control and shake their babies. But babies can suffer brain damage and even die through being shaken. This brochure lists the damages that can be caused and provides tips on how to avoid it.
Title: Jaundice and your newborn baby
Summary: Newborn babies often appear to have a yellowish tinge to their skin. This is called jaundice. It happens when a chemical called bilirubin builds up in the baby's blood and tissues. In most babies jaundice is a normal event and not serious. It will nearly always disappear gradually within days without the need for any special treatment.
Title: Kids' First Aid for asthma chart
Summary: Quick action may help prevent an asthma attack from becoming an asthma emergency.
Title: Kindergarten information booklet
Summary: This resource explains how and when to access kindergarten for your children.
Title: Learning stories
Summary: Learning Stories provide a way of documenting or recording children’s learning. Instead of using a type of checklist of what a child can or cannot do, story telling (or narrative) is used to identify children’s unique interests and record challenges and achievements in a way that is positive and meaningful to children, families and carers
Title: Measles - information for contacts
Summary: Information for 'contacts' of people with measles - meaning those who've shared the same air as someone with measles. Includes information about symptoms and treatment to prevent the disease.
Title: Measles (NSW Health)
Summary: Fact sheet about measles, including information about how the infection is spread,symptoms, treatment and immunisation.
Title: Meningococcal disease
Summary: Information about meningococcal disease, an uncommon but serious disease, which is more likely to affect small children, adolescents and young adults. Includes symptoms, prevention and treatment.
Title: Music experiences for young children
Summary: Most young children enjoy music and they respond positively and naturally to it. They like to dance and bob around to CDs and tapes; make sounds with instruments and toys; laugh and giggle at finger plays and knee bounces, and join in with songs they know well.
Title: My time, our place
Summary: The My Time, Our Place – Framework for School Age Care in Australia is about making care services for school aged children better. The framework helps care services to develop opportunities for school aged children to participate in leisure and play-based activities that respond to their needs, interests and choices. My Time, Our Place is part of the Australian Government's National Quality Framework which is about ensuring children receive a high standard of education and care. It is one part of the picture that will help Australia realise the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) vision that will see 'all children have the best start in life to create a better future for themselves and for the nation'.
Title: National assessment program- literacy and numeracy
Summary: This information sheet explains what is the national assesment program- lIteracy and nurmeracy (NAPLAN) test
Title: Oral health
Summary: Many people think that ‘baby’ teeth are less important than ‘adult’ teeth, but looking after your child’s first teeth is vital. In fact, good oral health begins even before these first teeth appear. A combination of good brushing, a healthy diet and regular visits to the dentist will help your children to grow strong and healthy teeth
Title: Our playtime (video)
Summary: "Our Playtime" is an educational video created by Sutherland Child and Family Interagency, focusing on the parent-child relationship
Title: Outdoor play
Summary: New pressures and changing social conditions increasingly limit children's experiences of the outdoors.
Title: Parvovirus B19 and Fifth disease
Summary: Information about parvovirus B19, a common virus causing 'fifth disease', a mild illness that is more likely to affect children.
Title: Passive smoking - how does it affect your child?
Summary: Passive smoking is the inhalation of environmental tobacco smoke – that is breathing in ‘other peoples’ cigarette smoke. Exposure to passive smoking places children’s health at risk. The brochure explains what you can do to try to keep your child safe from passive smoking.
Title: Peanut allergy - NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service
Summary: Information for parents about peanut allergy in children.
Title: Pertussis (whooping cough)
Summary: Information about pertussis (whooping cough), a disease that can be very serious in small children, but is preventable by immunisation.
Title: Pre-schoolers: independent adventurers 3.5 to 5 years
Summary: Children are becoming increasingly independent and adventurous, often exploring and climbing on objects. At this stage, children have little understanding of danger and require constant supervision. This fact sheets provides tips on how to keep children safe at home, on the street, in the car and when they play.
Title: Preeclampsia explained
Summary: Preeclampsia is an illness that occurs during or immediately after pregnancy. It can affect both the mother and the baby.
Title: Reading with your child at home
Summary: Ideas for parents and carers to help their young children with reading
Title: Recognising serious illness in young children
Summary: How to recognise serious illness like in your children. The brochure lists some of the signs and symptoms that suggest that a young child may be quite sick and need urgent medical attention
Title: Reducing infectious diseases
Summary: It is natural that as children begin to have more contact with the wider world they become more exposed to viruses and bacteria that can cause disease.
Summary: As parents, you naturally want to protect your children from hard times, but all children will face challenges and setbacks. All kinds of experiences – a family break-up, an illness, moving to a new city, starting at a new early childhood education and care setting, or a traumatic event – can put your child’s resilience to the test.
Title: Responsive care giving for infants
Summary: Carers play an important role in the development of children. Carers who contribute most positively to a child’s development are loving facilitators of emotional, cognitive, language, physical, and social competence. With infants, good teaching and good caring occur with emotional support and facilitation of learning and development happening simultaneously. This is characterized as ‘responsive care’, carefully orchestrated to meet each individual child’s needs and relate to that child’s unique thoughts and feelings.
Summary: If your baby is not breathing this fact sheet will explain how to perform reusitation on your baby.
Title: Safe sleeping
Summary: This brochure lists six ways to sleep baby safely and reduce the risk of sudden unexpected death in infancy.
Title: Safe sleeping checklist
Summary: This information sheet includes a checklist to ensure the safety of babies and children while sleeping.
Title: Safe wrapping
Summary: Wrapping is a useful method to help babies settle and sleep on their back.
Title: Sun Sense - information for parents and caregivers
Summary: This fact sheet discusses the issue of sun safety within a school context.
Title: Toddlers on the move 9-18 months
Summary: Your toddler will become increasingly mobile now and start to walk. They will also become very curious; trying to open cupboards, turn switches on and off and seek out items they know exist even if they are hidden from view. At this age your toddler will want to “test” everything by putting it in their mouth. Toddlers will imitate the actions of adults, so it is important for parents to model safe behaviour.
Title: Transition to school
Summary: Preparing your child to begin school is an exciting time for you and your child.
Title: Tummy time
Summary: Tummy Time is important to help prevent flat spots on a baby's head.
Title: Turn off the TV or computer and get active
Summary: Spending too much time watching TV, surfing online or playing computer or electronic hand-held games is linked to children becoming overweight or obese. This fact sheet provides tips for parents and carers on how to set limits on TV watching, computer games and being online.
Title: Using child restraints
Summary: There are laws for the type of restraints children of a certain age need to travel in. Information about the Australian law, standards and practical use of child restraints.
Title: Vitamin D - essential for your growing child
Summary: information on Vitamin D. Vitamin D is essential for your child to develop and maintain strong and healthy teeth, muscles and bones.
Title: Water - the drink for children
Summary: Water, and to a more limited extent, milk, are the only drinks children need to stay hydrated and healthy. Adequate hydration is particularly important in children, who can quickly fall ill when dehydrated. Why water is the best and how to encourage water drinking in children
Title: Your new baby's screening test
Summary: This translated brochure provides information on the blood screening test that all newborn babies in Australia undergo in the first few days of their life. It describes the need to screen babies for serious genetic conditions, and that early treatment of these conditions can prevent intellectual and physical disability, or even death. Also known as the Guthrie test, the brochure informs that the test has been part of routine care for all newborn babies in Australia for over 40 years.
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