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 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 your baby: ideas
Bonding with your baby: ideas
A parenting guide in pictures that offers ideas on how to bond with your newborn baby. It includes techniques for bonding, such as cuddling, massage, talking and reading.
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 and giving infant formula.
Breastmilk is best for a baby's first six months
Breastmilk is best for a baby's first six months
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 disposable nappy (kimbie) and why
Changing a disposable nappy (kimbie) and why
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to see how to change a disposable nappy (kimbie).
Changing a disposable nappy: in pictures
Changing a disposable nappy: 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.
Changing a square cloth nappy: in pictures
Changing a square cloth nappy: in pictures
This illustrated guide to changing square cloth nappies takes you through steps for changing your baby’s cloth nappy. Download or print for easy reference.
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
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to good sleep for kids and safe sleeping with baby.
Growing well in baby’s first year: Aboriginal parents
Growing well in baby’s first year: Aboriginal parents
Use this picture guide to keep babies growing well in the first year – for Aboriginal parents.
Healthy food every day: Aboriginal families
Healthy food every day: Aboriginal families
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to find out how to give kids healthy food every day.
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 soothe a crying baby: in pictures
How to soothe a crying baby: in pictures
This Parenting in Pictures guide shows how to help a crying baby by checking her basic needs, soothing her and keeping her safe.
How to stop choking in babies under 12 months: Aboriginal parents
How to stop choking in babies under 12 months: Aboriginal parents
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to find out how to stop choking in a baby under 12 months.
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 parents to find out about kids and media.
Looking after kids’ teeth: Aboriginal families
Looking after kids’ teeth: Aboriginal families
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to find out how to look after Aboriginal kids’ teeth.
Newborn baby routine: an example
Newborn baby routine: an example
This parenting guide in pictures demonstrates an example of the feed, play, sleep routine for babies and newborns.
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.
Tummy time: in pictures
Tummy time: 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 your newborn baby: Aboriginal parents
Washing your newborn baby: Aboriginal parents
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to see how to wash a newborn baby.
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
This illustrated guide takes you through the steps for how to wrap a baby. It also explains how wrapping can cut the SUDI and SIDS risk.
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.