Communities are made up of families – all kinds of families. A community that supports parents and cares for children – that looks after families – is a stronger and better functioning community. It benefits both families and society when raising children is supported at a community level. l
Communities are made up of families all kinds of families A community

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Moving your child away from tantrums and supporting your child’s positive behaviour in the long term often involves lots of different strategies.

You’re invited to join our free live webinar on responding to your child’s behaviour on Tuesday 27 June 2017 at 7.30pm (AEST). This is the seventh and last in a series of webinars on tantrums and other challenging behaviour.

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Megan Nield
Sometimes breastfeeding mums have issues with mastitis. A blocked milk duct can also be a problem. You can treat a blocked milk duct at home to start with, but you need to see your GP about mastitis. If mastitis isn’t treated quickly, a breast abscess can form.
Sometimes breastfeeding mums have issues with mastitis A blocked milk duct can

Blocked milk ducts, mastitis and breast abscess | Raising Children Network

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Trish Ferguson
The latest Australian Child Health Poll from the The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne has been released and one of the key findings is that 43% of children regularly use screen-based devices at bedtime.

Find out more about healthy screen time limits >> [ Raisingchildren.net.au Link ]
The latest Australian Child Health Poll from the The Royal Childrens Hospital
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It's Refugee Week (18-24 June) and this year's theme is encouraging Australians to improve their welcome to refugees and acknowledging the skills and energy refugees bring to their new home.
Did you know that our trusted parenting information is available in a selection of languages other than English, including Arabic, Burmese, Cantonese, Dari, Dinki, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Mandarin,...
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In the news: ADHD & academic results
Teens with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) need targeted school support to reach their full potential, says research from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.
ADHD in the teenage years is a condition you and your child can manage. Read more.
In the news ADHD academic results Teens with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

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Healthy relationships, managing your emotions, and planning ahead are some of the key factors to supporting your child’s positive behaviour in the long term

If you are part of a family with a child between 2-12 years old you’re invited to join our free webinar “Tantrums: getting better behaviour in the long term” on Tuesday 20 June 2017 at 7.30pm (AEST). For more info, and to sign up, please...
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Healthy relationships managing your emotions and planning ahead are some of the

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Carla Connolly
Amanda Pearce
Some emotional changes are normal in pregnancy and after birth. But antenatal depression and postnatal depression are more than pregnancy ups and downs or the baby blues. If you’re experiencing symptoms, seek professional help.
Some emotional changes are normal in pregnancy and after birth But antenatal

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Tantrums are how children deal with big emotions and difficult situations. When you know why tantrums happen, you might be able to avoid them or handle them more confidently.
Tantrums are how children deal with big emotions and difficult situations When

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Christina Elias
Lisa Cheney
Constipation is when your child has hard poo, large poo or trouble pushing poo out. Children with constipation often don’t do poos regularly. Read about signs of constipation in babies and children and what to do.
Constipation is when your child has hard poo large poo or trouble

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Andrea Barnes
Teresa Adams
In the news: child injury rates in Australia
A recently published national study of nearly 700,000 hospitalisations has found that injuries are the number one cause of death in children under 17, with falls being the most common cause.
You might have noticed how easily babies and children can fall. Falls prevention is about watching your child’s development and adjusting your child’s home and...
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In the news: child injury rates in Australia

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Christy-lee Townsend
Vicki Turns Phillips
Free webinar for parents & carers of kids 0-9 with complex needs

Are you raising a child with additional or complex needs and trying to balance other family relationships? You’re invited to join our free webinar on 14 June at 8.30 pm AEST.

This webinar will give you ideas for looking after your relationships and yourself, and explain forms of respite and how they can help you.

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Free webinar for parents carers of kids 09 with complex needs

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Michelle Robins
Anet Newey
Tanz Mana
Positive attention is when you respond to your child with warmth and interest. It helps your child feel secure and valued. Find out how to make the most of daily moments to show positive attention to your child.
Positive attention is when you respond to your child with warmth and

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Alana Cosham
Sarmad Z. Khawaja
How can raising a child with additional needs affect relationships within your family?
If you are a parent or carer of a child between 0-9 years old who has additional or complex needs you’re invited to join this free webinar “Healthy relationships, healthy families and respite”. For more info, and to sign up, please follow the link below. Places are limited.
How can raising a child with additional needs affect relationships within your family

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In the news: weight gain during pregnancy
A recent global study by Melbourne researchers found that almost a quarter of women are not gaining a healthy amount of weight during pregnancy, while more than half are gaining too much weight.
Healthy eating in pregnancy means lots of fruit, vegetables and foods with calcium, protein and iron. Avoid sugary, fatty foods, and drink plenty of water....
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In the news: weight gain during pregnancy

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Does your child have a barking cough, hoarse voice and noisy breathing? It could be croup. More common in winter, croup is a viral infection that causes inflammation of the windpipe (trachea) and the vocal cords (voice box). The inflammation is usually caused by the same viruses that cause the common cold. Find out more about symptoms and treatment.
Does your child have a barking cough hoarse voice and noisy breathing

Croup & stridor: babies & children | Raising Children Network

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Cassie Driscoll
Genie Price
How you react to your child’s actions can reinforce good, and discourage bad behaviour.

If you are part of a family with a child between 2-12 years old, it's not too late to join our free webinar “Tantrums: responding to your child’s behaviour”. The webinar takes place tonight at 7.30pm AEST.

For more info, and to sign up, please follow the link below.
How you react to your child’s actions can reinforce good and discourage bad behaviour

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Eva Wheatley
Dads have a big impact on their child’s life from birth. Tag a new dad or dad-to-be with our ten tips to help make a positive start to fatherhood.
Dads have a big impact on their childs life from birth Tag

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Heather Stephenson
Belinda Howlett
Play is how babies learn and develop in all areas, including movement. Through play, you can give your baby lots of opportunities to develop movement and motor skills.
Play is how babies learn and develop in all areas including movement

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Laura Burn
Debbie Dawkins
Tania Bucknell
Free webinar: Tantrums: responding to your child’s behaviour

Having trouble with children's tantrums? If you're part of a family with a child aged 2-12 years you’re invited to join our free webinar on 6 June at 7.30pm AEST.

This webinar will show you how to guide your child’s behaviour in positive ways, and how to use consequences to encourage positive behaviours and discourage problem...
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Free webinar: Tantrums: responding to your child’s behaviour

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