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Child health

Hauora a te tamaiti


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Christchurch Hospital Child Health Services

Active children

ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) 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

Coeliac disease in children

Colds in children

Constipation in children

Cough in children


Cystic fibrosis

Dental health in babies & children

Diabetes in children & teens

Diarrhoea & vomiting in children (gastroenteritis)

Eating well for children

Fever (high temperature) in children

Gender identity in young people

Giving medicines to children

Head injuries in children

Head lice & nits

Headaches & migraines in children

Hearing loss in children

Heart murmurs in children

Impetigo (school sores)

Inguinal hernia in children

Keeping your child safe

Kidney problems in children


Meningitis & meningococcal disease

Mesenteric adenitis

Molluscum contagiosum


Nosebleed first aid


Penis & foreskin problems in boys

Protect your children from second-hand smoke

Rheumatic fever & rheumatic heart disease

Sleep advice for children

Sore bottoms in young girls

Sore throat

Speech & language delay or disorder

Testicles & scrotum in boys

Tics & Tourette syndrome

Treating atopic eczema in children

Tube feeding for children

Urinary problems in children

Vaccinations for preschool children

Vaccinations for older children and young adults

Whooping cough (pertussis)

Zero fees for under-14s

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