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It’s important – and difficult – to keep your family as healthy as you can all-year round.

We have health tips for the different stages of childhood, as well as information about common illnesses, infections, conditions and disorders.

Staying healthy with morning sickness

Staying healthy with morning sickness

Morning sickness effects many women in early pregnancy. Find out how you can stay healthy while coping with morning sickness when you're pregnant ...
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sex ed

Dispell the myths about the birds & the bees

Most children will have picked up things from the media or from whispers in the playground about sex, so parents need to have a frank discussion so their children are ...
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fever

Spike in Rheumatic Fever

In recent weeks, Wellington's Regional Public Health services reported a spike in rheumatic fever cases ...
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autism

Toddler Driving Test for Early Detection of Autism

Early detection of autism could be as simple as driving to the dairy with the ...
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Q&A

COVID-19 Q&A with Dr Michelle Dickinson

Got a question about COVID-19? Kidspot hosted a Q&A with nanotechnologist Dr Michelle Dickinson, aka ...
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health remedies

6 of the Best Foods to Fight Cold and Flu

Fight cold and flu symptoms by eating foods packed with antioxidants and immune-boosting properties such ...
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The common cold

The common cold

Young children can have five to ten colds a year. Find out what you can ...
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hayfever

The difference between hayfever and a cold

When your child is sneezing, sniffing and spluttering, do you automatically think it's another cold, ...
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health for family

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