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Whooping cough | Raising Children Network

A guide to preventing and recognising whooping cough in children.
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This website is all about the whooping cough and signs to show you that your child does have the infection. The site explains the cause for it, symptoms of it and how to treat it the best possible way. It explains to parents of when you should see your doctor, and what he thinks is best for child to recover. On the site they also discussed the prevention for it and how to not catch the infection again. This site was very helpful and full of detailed information.  

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Asthma and asthma management – Early Childhood Australia

Asthma and asthma management – Early Childhood Australia | Infant and Toddler Health Care | Scoop.it
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This site explained what asthma is and how a child can develop it. They gave you helpful and recent statistics on asthma. They also explained how staff in child care services are trained in asthma first aid in case anything does happen to a asthmatic child while in care. This was a very interesting and helpful site. 

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Autism Symptoms & Early Signs: What to Look for in Babies, Toddlers & Children

Autism Symptoms & Early Signs: What to Look for in Babies, Toddlers & Children | Infant and Toddler Health Care | Scoop.it
Guide to the early warning signs of autism and what you can do to help your child.
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Eloise: This site explained everything you would need to know about Autism in babies and toddlers. They explained what the cause and symptoms for autism are. They explained to parents how the child would feel if suffering from Autism and what the parents can do to help the child. The website explained ways to seek help for child, e.g. booking an appointment with a paediatrician. This site was very helpful.   

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Allergies causes and treatment for children | Raising Children Network

Allergies causes and treatment for children | Raising Children Network | Infant and Toddler Health Care | Scoop.it
A guide to allergy causes and treatments. Includes information about how allergies affect the body and things to do for an allergic reaction. Also includes information on histamines, antihistamines, immunotherapy, the immune system and antibodies.
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Eloise: This site explains what an allergy and allergic reaction is and all the different types of reactions. They explained all the symptoms of of an reaction, for mild and anaphylaxis. They explained to parents that if you are wondering if your child has an allergy to something you can get your child tested, which can put there minds at ease. Also they explained all the different treatments that can help your child when you have an allergic reaction, e.g. an adrenaline auto-injector. For parents who have children with allergies this website was very helpful.      

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Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) | Raising Children Network

A guide to understanding and preventing sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Includes information on safe sleeping and passive smoking.
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This site explains what the Sudden Infant Death syndrome (SIDS). It goes through the causes, symptoms, the impact on the parents, and the preventions. All of these headings are very detailed with valuable information. This can help the parents understand on what to do and what not to do, to benefit there baby. 

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Premature babies - Better Health Channel

Premature babies - Better Health Channel | Infant and Toddler Health Care | Scoop.it
Premature babies are born before 37 weeks gestation. Most premature babies have no long-term health problems, but some babies die as a result of being born too early.
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This site was very useful as it explained what a premature baby and gave you extra information on risks and statistics. It explains to the public what can go wrong for a premature baby and survival rate of them. The site also explains how a premature baby can develop a disability due to not being the womb long enough. This is a very useful site.    

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R. Shepherd's comment, March 14, 2013 10:11 PM
Good, reread your comment to check for errors before publishing.
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Passive smoking effects on babies & children | Raising Children Network

An overview of passive smoking, second-hand smoke and the effects on the health of children and teenagers.
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This site is all about second hand smoking and the effects it can have on your child. It explains that there are many health risks before and after birth. It also explains to parents that even if your not blowing the smoke towards the child, it can still effect them and also even if you have finished your cigarette and it has been hours later, the smoke can still affect the child. This was a very interesting and helpful website.    

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Lactose intolerance and milk allergies | Raising Children Network

Information on how to tell whether your baby has lactose intolerance; common myths and confusion about lactose intolerance and milk allergies; and suggestions for treating symptoms.
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Eloise: This website explained what Lactose Intolerance and milk allergies are and all the different types of it. They explained how you can help your baby from having a reaction from the lactose and what you can do to benefit your baby. They also explained that to diagnose this is hard so you should go and get your baby tested, so you can be sure. This was a very helpful site.  

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Trauma and children - newborns to two years - Better Health Channel

Trauma and children - newborns to two years - Better Health Channel | Infant and Toddler Health Care | Scoop.it
Babies and toddlers can be affected by trauma. Anything that has a serious effect on the family is likely to also affect a young child. This may include bushfires, disasters, serious accidents or illness, crime, violence or abuse.
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Eloise: This site explains the effect of traumatic experiences can effect you baby. They explained how people think that babies and toddlers don't even notice or remember traumatic experience, but in actual fact it does effect the baby.  They explained what the baby would feel when experiencing this and how the baby would react towards it. They explained to parents ways how they can help there child and where you can go to seek help. This website was very helpful. 

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Cleft lip and cleft palate | Raising Children Network

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Eloise: This site explains what a clef lip or palate is and how it is caused. They gave you helpful and fairly recent statistics. They explained how a baby would have trouble feeding when having a clef lip or palate, and also other difficulties the baby the deal with. They also gave parents information on how to cure this and when you should do it in the child's life. This website was very helpful.   

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Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) | Raising Children Network

A guide to issues involving AIDS and children.
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This site explains what Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is and the causes of this. It goes into a lot of detail on how the child has contracted AIDS. It talks to you about the symptoms of AIDS and if you have this the baby is prone to developing life-threatening diseases. It also explains the treatments that are available and what you can do for medical support.    

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R. Shepherd's comment, March 14, 2013 10:11 PM
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Breastfeeding your baby with Down syndrome

Breastfeeding your baby with Down syndrome | Infant and Toddler Health Care | Scoop.it
Breastfeeding can be an important step in the early months and years of your baby's life when they have Down syndrome.
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Eloise: This site explained what is down syndrome and what happens to baby when they get it. It gives the parents of a child like this tips on how to care for the baby, e.g. learning how to breastfeed. The site also explains the importance of breastfeeding and what it can do for the baby.    

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R. Shepherd's comment, March 14, 2013 10:09 PM
very specific and helpful for those parents