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Baby Slings    
You should take care when using slings to carry babies as there have been incidents of babies suffocating while in a sling. https://www.qld.gov.au/law/your-rights/consumer-rights-complaints-and-scams/product-safety-for-consumers/safety-advice-and-warnings/baby-products/baby-slings

Building Resilience

Michael Grose - http://parentingideas.com.au/home
Michael is the author of 8 parenting books, including Thriving! His parenting columns appear in newspapers and magazines across Australia. He appears regularly on television including Channel 10’s The Circle, and is a popular & entertaining speaker as well as a frequent columnist for a variety of written media.

Maggie Dent -  http://www.maggiedent.com/about 
Maggie is an author, educator, and parenting and resilience specialist with a particular interest in the early years and adolescence. Maggie is a passionate advocate for the healthy, commonsense raising of children in order to strengthen families and communities.

Button Batteries    Button batteries are small round silver batteries that look like coins to small children. They are attractive to young children as they are bright, shiny and easy to swallow. If a battery is swallowed, it can lead to serious burns resulting in internal bleeding or death. https://www.qld.gov.au/law/your-rights/consumer-rights-complaints-and-scams/product-safety-for-consumers/safety-advice-and-warnings/around-the-home/button-batteries

Child Protection    Carer and Parent Support and Child Abuse Prevention Service (CAPS) is an organisation that aims to improve outcomes for children by delivering family support, prevention and community education services.

Communicable illness    Queensland Health provides a printable brochure detailing required exclusion periods for staff and/or children with certain infectious conditions. More detail on specific illnesses and relevant responses is available on their printable poster. 

Dads In Distress group    Dads In Distress is for separated fathers who are looking for guidance and support around gaining / maintaining access to their children or for fathers who are still living with their families and have some challenges in their lives (mental health, relationship difficulty, unemployment/ financial difficulty etc). Local meetings are available.

Dental health    Metro South Health provides free dental care to children throughout the region. Learn how to keep a healthy smile for babies and young children.

Domestic Violence Crisis Support   White Ribbon is a domestic violence primary prevention campaign – specifically, we work to change the attitudes and behaviours that lead to violence against women.
 https://www.whiteribbon.org.au/find-help/domestic-violence-hotlines/

Early Years Connect  Stay informed with the latest developments in disability and inclusion with the updated Early Years Connect professional development resources.Visit https://earlychildhood.qld.gov.au/early-years/activities-and-resources/early-years-connect

Get up and grow  Get up and grow provides information on health and nutrition.

Head Lice    Information for parents on how to treat head lice. http://www.mhcs.health.nsw.gov.au/publicationsandresources/pdf/publication-pdfs/diseases-and-conditions/5570/doh-5570-eng.pdf

Immunisation    A printable poster of the National Immunisation Program Schedule Queensland is available to download.

Kids Matter    A mental health and well being framework for children.

Life Line    13 11 14 Crisis Support. Suicide Prevention https://www.lifeline.org.au/

National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN)  https://www.napcan.org.au/     
Parentline    1300 301 300    https://www.parentline.com.au/preschoolers

Preschoolers overcoming Phobias (POP)  

The Family Place    The Family Place provides support to families in the Logan area.

UQ Parenting & Family Support Clinic  Offers support for behavioral concerns                                            https://pfsc.psychology.uq.edu.au/