Understanding development articles
Child development: the first eight years
Child development: the first eight years
Child development and learning in the first eight years lays foundations for life. Development happens through play and interactions, as this video shows.
Relationships and child development
Relationships and child development
Loving relationships with parents and carers are critical in early child development. These relationships shape the way children see the world. Read more.
Child development: the first five years
Child development: the first five years
The first five years of life are critical for child development. Find out how your child’s experiences and relationships shape the way your child develops.
About baby development and developmental milestones
About baby development and developmental milestones
Baby development in the first year is amazing – so much happens! Find out about baby developmental milestones and signs of developmental delay.
Developmental delay in babies
Developmental delay in babies
Watch this video for information about recognising developmental delay in babies. Seek professional help if you’re worried about your baby’s development.
Baby development issues
Baby development issues
This video looks at baby development issues. It takes you through a list of vision, hearing and movement signs to watch out for in your baby’s development.
Child growth charts
Child growth charts
Child growth charts give you a guide to how well your baby is growing. But babies follow their own growth curves, as this article explains.
Baby development: expectations and pressures
Baby development: expectations and pressures
Ever wondered what to expect from baby development? In this video, parents talk about baby development pressures and having appropriate expectations.
Fraternal twins, identical twins and other types of twins
Fraternal twins, identical twins and other types of twins
Whether you’re having fraternal twins or identical twins, it’s good to find out during pregnancy. Get the facts you need about different types of twins.