Health Catalogues Library

  • can happen in a split second, changing the life of your child and your family forever. Most accidents to children under five take place in their […]
  • Eczema is the most common skin problem in babies and young children. The inflammatory skin condition is also sometimes known as dermatitis. Eczema can vary in […]
  • Having hayfever can be unbearable at times. It makes it pretty hard to go about your normal activities when you can’t stop sneezing, your nose is running and […]
  • If you answer yes to most of the questions below, you have dry skin. Does your skin sometimes feel tight? Is your skin dry and flaky? […]
  • The word ‘arthritis’ means inflammation of the joint. It comes from a blend of Greek words – arthron (joint) and itis (inflammation). Although arthritis is often referred to as […]
  • Asthma is common problem for Australians, It affects over 2 million of us. Samantha Riley, Dawn fraser and Alan Border- some of our most famous athletes have asthma. […]
  • During the winter months most families will be affected by the common cold. Colds are caused by viruses and spread by touch and droplets through the air, […]
  • We all have our negative thoughts. There’s that horrible, depressed feeling a lot of us get on Monday morning. Or the nervous anxiety you feel before speaking […]
  • Reflux occurs when the contents of the stomach flows back up the oesophagus (the tube that connects the stomach into the mouth). In the majority of […]
  • The decision to bottle feed is a very individual and personal one. Sometimes breastfeeding isn’t possible, successful, or mothers might simply choose to bottle feed their […]
  • Incontinence is a common and distressing problem. If you’ve experienced it then you’re not alone – it’s just that most people don’t like to talk about […]
  • A baby’s stool will vary in consistency and frequency, depending largely on a range of factors. In this leaflet you will learn more about what can […]
  • There are so many different trends in diets these days it’s hard to keep up. With all the talk about low-fat, high-protein and low-carbohydrate foods, it’s […]
  • Our ears are amazing, complex pieces of work. They give us our hearing and our sense of balance. They work with our other senses to make […]
  • High blood pressure, or hypertension, is often called the silent killer. This is because you can have it for years without showing any symptoms at all. That is, until […]
  • Before reaching middle age, most men probably haven’t given their prostate gland much thought. But as men get older, their chance of experiencing some kind of […]
  • Finding out that your child has head lice isn’t a very pleasant discovery. But don’t despair. It doesn’t mean that you’re a bad parent, just that lice are very […]
  • Learning about solids often raises many questions.  These may include when do I begin, how much and what to offer, along with the preparation and storage […]