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Welcome to Bounty’s A - Z of Family Health. This helpful guide takes you through the most common ailments that affect us all from time to time and gives you the information you need to be able to cope. Remember always to consult a doctor if you’re worried.

Health by life stage

Prenatal health

Looking after yourself and your baby is important and there are many things you can’t eat and medicines you can’t take.

Newborn health

Small babies can become unwell quickly, here’s a list of the most common problems and how to keep your newborn healthy.

Baby health

Babies are prone to lots of minor illnesses such as coughs, rashes and infections, some minor and some more serious.

Toddler health

Mobile kids are prone to accidents; also other health problems may show up. Use our guide for a happy, healthy toddler.

Child health

You’ll want your little one to have a healthy childhood, so see what problems might occur and how to solve them.

Mum's health

Illnesses affect all members of the family at one time. Here’s a guide of the most common and how to treat them.