family health

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.

coronavirus updates

Teaching kids about healthy habits & updates on the Coronavirus

pain relief

Find information on child pain relief and how to ease fevers and childhood ailments

pregnancy health

Everything you need to know about your pregnancy health and symptoms


Tackling puberty in tweens and tips to help you talk to teens about sex education


COVID-19 and Your Children

With the continuing spread of the COVID-19 virusaround the world, we are hoping to avoid widespread community transmission here in New Zealand.  We have a great opportunity to do what ...
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9 ways to get kids washing their hands

Hand washing is one of the easiest ways to stop the spread of germs but getting kids to do it – and do it right – can be a challenge ...
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With COVID-19 at the forefront of everyone’s mind, we know that now more than ever it is important to put your family’s health first.

  • Stay up to date with developments on COVID-19 around the country here
  • Find information on effective pain relief for children here

❗️New Zealand is now under a level 4 alert system

This means all New Zealanders are instructed to stay at home until public health officials can grapple with the virus – expected to be four weeks.

Under level 4, essential businesses – supermarkets, pharmacies, and medical clinics – will continue to operate.

You can find out about the different levels here.

mental health support

Mental Health Support for You & Your Family

We know during this unprecedented time of what's been seen described as madness, crazy, and ...
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Protected: How Nanogirl is Helping Families Understand COVID-19

While the world media is abuzz with medical terms and confusing scientific words, Nanogirl is ...
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hand washing

All You Need To Know About Hand Washing

We keep hearing about how important hand washing is - but why is this exactly? ...
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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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winter tea

Fight the flu with these 10 remedies

Read our top ten ways you can reduce the length and severity of the flu, ...
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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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kids health

Birth to 2 Years

The Nanny Consultants Guide Birth to 2 Years

Read a book review of The Nanny Consultants Guide Birth to 2 Years, by Alana ...
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Fevers in children

Find out what you need to know about fevers in children including how to treat ...
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All about tonsillitis

The tonsils are little buds at the back of the throat and are part of ...
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How to create an asthma-free home

How to create an asthma-free home

Asthma is a condition that causes wheeziness and difficulty breathing. Find out what asthma triggers ...
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school health

Keeping kids healthy throughout the school year

To make sure your little academic can make the most of the school year, we’ve ...
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Glue ear and grommets

Find out about glue ear and grommets and how to ensure your child is getting ...
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health for family

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