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Child health


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Christchurch Hospital Child Health Services

Active children

ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) in children

Allergies in children

Anxiety in children

Asthma in children


Bullying information for parents

Cerebral palsy


Child abuse & neglect

Child development & growth

Childhood vision problems

Children of parents with a mental illness or addiction

Children's bones & joints

Circumcision in boys

Coeliac disease in children

Colds in children

Constipation in children

Cough in children


Cystic fibrosis

Diabetes in children & teens

Diarrhoea & vomiting in children (gastroenteritis)

Eating well for children

Fever (high temperature) in children

Gender identity in children & youth

Head injuries in children

Head lice & nits

Headaches & migraines in children

Hearing in babies & children

Heart murmurs in children

Impetigo (school sores)

Inguinal hernia in children

Kidney problems in children


Medicines for children

Meningitis & meningococcal disease

Mesenteric adenitis

Molluscum contagiosum


Nosebleed first aid


Penis & foreskin problems in boys

Preventing childhood injuries

Rheumatic fever & rheumatic heart disease

Protect your children from second-hand smoke

Sleep advice for tamariki (children)

Sore throat

Speech & language delay or disorder

Splenectomy for children

Testicular & scrotal problems in boys

Tics & Tourette syndrome

Treating atopic eczema in children

Urinary problems in children

Vaccinations for children

Vaccinations for older children

Vulval concerns in girls

Whooping cough (Bordetella pertussis)

Zero fees for under-14s

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