Babies articles
Baby and toddler cues: in pictures
Baby and toddler cues: in pictures
How do you know if your baby wants to play, wants a break or needs to sleep? Use this illustrated guide to baby tired signs and other baby cues.
Baby growing well in the first year: Aboriginal parents
Baby growing well in the first year: Aboriginal parents
Use this picture guide to help Aboriginal parents keep babies growing well in the first year. Get info on breastfeeding, solids, health and hygiene.
Baby massage: in pictures
Baby massage: in pictures
Baby massage is often soothing and can be good for bonding. This guide in pictures takes you through the steps. Download or print for easy reference.
Bathing a newborn: in pictures
Bathing a newborn: in pictures
This picture guide to bathing a newborn takes you through the steps for newborn baby bath time. Print the guide for easy reference any time you like.
Bonding with newborns and babies: in pictures
Bonding with newborns and babies: in pictures
Bonding with babies is about smiling, cuddling, massage, singing, talking, reading and playing. See how to bond with your baby in our illustrated guide.
Bottle-feeding and formula: Aboriginal parents
Bottle-feeding and formula: Aboriginal parents
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to get steps for bottle-feeding, preparing infant formula, and using infant formula.
Breastfeeding is best for first six months: Aboriginal parents
Breastfeeding is best for first six months: Aboriginal parents
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to see breastfeeding positions and techniques.
Brushing children’s teeth: in pictures
Brushing children’s teeth: in pictures
Brushing teeth is vital to your child’s dental health. Our illustrated guide takes you through the steps for keeping children’s teeth clean and healthy.
Burns and scalds first aid: in pictures
Burns and scalds first aid: in pictures
Burns and scalds need immediate first aid. This essential guide has scalds and burns first aid in pictures. It also tells you when to call an ambulance.
Changing a cloth nappy: in pictures
Changing a cloth nappy: in pictures
Not sure how to change a cloth nappy? This illustrated guide to changing cloth nappies takes you through the steps. Download or print out for reference.
Changing a disposable nappy or kimbie: Aboriginal parents
Changing a disposable nappy or kimbie: Aboriginal parents
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to see how to change disposable nappies or kimbies. Check nappies often and change dirty nappies right away.
Changing disposable nappies: in pictures
Changing disposable nappies: in pictures
Read and download this step-by-step picture guide to changing disposable nappies to see the best and least messy way to change a disposable nappy.
CPR for babies under 12 months: Aboriginal parents
CPR for babies under 12 months: Aboriginal parents
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to find out how to give CPR when a baby is not breathing.
CPR for babies under 12 months: in pictures
CPR for babies under 12 months: in pictures
Get illustrated steps to CPR for babies. Our guide shows you how to do rescue breathing and chest compressions. You can print it out for easy reference.
Good sleep for kids and safe sleep for baby: Aboriginal families
Good sleep for kids and safe sleep for baby: Aboriginal families
Kids need lots of good sleep to grow well. Use this picture guide for Aboriginal families to help kids get enough sleep. Get safe sleep tips for babies.
Healthy food every day: Aboriginal families
Healthy food every day: Aboriginal families
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal families to find out how to give kids healthy food every day. Get tips on shopping for healthy food too.
How to hold and handle your newborn: in pictures
How to hold and handle your newborn: in pictures
This parenting guide in pictures shows you how to hold a baby or newborn. It includes tips for picking up, handling and cradling your baby.
How to stop choking in babies under 12 months in pictures: Aboriginal parents
How to stop choking in babies under 12 months in pictures: Aboriginal parents
This picture guide for Aboriginal parents shows how to prevent choking in babies under 12 months and what to do when a baby is choking.
How to stop choking: first aid in pictures
How to stop choking: first aid in pictures
This essential illustrated guide shows what to do if a baby or child is choking, with information on clearing an airway blockage. Download or print out.
Hygiene and daily care for babies
Hygiene and daily care for babies
This parenting guide in pictures demonstrates daily hygiene and care for newborns and babies. It includes cord care, and tooth care.
Indoor safety: in pictures
Indoor safety: in pictures
This illustrated guide to indoor home safety for kids has information on smoke detectors, safety glass, poisons, safety gates, sharp items and blind cords.
Infant formula preparation: in pictures
Infant formula preparation: in pictures
Use this picture guide to infant formula preparation to see how to clean and sterilise bottles, make up infant formula and get bottles ready to feed baby.
Kids and media: Aboriginal families
Kids and media: Aboriginal families
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal families to find out about helping kids be safe and responsible with media like phones, social media and the internet.
Looking after kids’ teeth: Aboriginal families
Looking after kids’ teeth: Aboriginal families
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal families to look after kids’ teeth. It’s easy: brush teeth, give kids healthy food, and see a dentist regularly.
Newborn baby routines: in pictures
Newborn baby routines: in pictures
Feed, play and sleep are the basic parts of a newborn routine. This illustrated guide explains how to get a newborn routine working for you and your baby.
Outdoor safety: in pictures
Outdoor safety: in pictures
This illustrated guide to outdoor home safety for kids has information on keeping kids safe around pools and spas, sun safety and safety in the garden.
Reading with your baby from birth: in pictures
Reading with your baby from birth: in pictures
This illustrated guide shows how to read with your baby from birth. It shows how talking and singing with your child builds literacy and helps development.
Soothing a crying baby: in pictures
Soothing a crying baby: in pictures
To soothe a crying baby, check whether baby is hungry, tired, uncomfortable or sick. This helps you know what to do to comfort baby and stop the crying.
Tummy time for babies: in pictures
Tummy time for babies: in pictures
This parenting guide in pictures shows why tummy time is important, how to do tummy time with a young baby, and how to make sure baby enjoys tummy time.
Washing newborn babies: Aboriginal parents
Washing newborn babies: Aboriginal parents
Clean babies are happy, healthy babies. This picture guide for Aboriginal parents shows how to prepare a bath and wash a newborn baby safely.
Wind and newborn babies: in pictures
Wind and newborn babies: in pictures
Our handy guide to wind and burping positions in newborns takes you through the steps to burping your baby – in pictures.
Wrapping a baby: in pictures
Wrapping a baby: in pictures
See how to wrap a baby in our illustrated, step-by-step guide. The guide also explains how wrapping can cut SUDI and SIDS risks. View, print or download.
How to breastfeed: in pictures
How to breastfeed: in pictures
This illustrated guide takes you through how to breastfeed. It includes breastfeeding tips for the early days and for when breastfeeding is established.
Homemade baby food: in pictures
Homemade baby food: in pictures
Now that baby is eating solids, what’s the best food? Get homemade baby food ideas for preparing, cooking and storing cereal, fruit, veg, meat and more.
Breastfeeding positions: in pictures
Breastfeeding positions: in pictures
Cradle position, football hold or lying down? Our illustrated guide takes you through the breastfeeding positions you can use to breastfeed your baby.
Reducing SUDI and SIDS risk: in pictures
Reducing SUDI and SIDS risk: in pictures
Reduce SUDI and SIDS risk by sleeping babies on their backs, creating a safe sleeping environment and breastfeeding if you can. Get more tips in pictures.