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Keep a list of emergency numbers by your phone or in your mobile including your GP, pharmacist, specialists and after hours medical helplines.

If your child has taken too much paracetamol immediately contact your doctor, nurse, Poisons Information Centre (AUS 13 11 26) or go to the nearest hospital even if your child is feeling well. For other parenting advice or support, ring a national helpline or the parent helpline for your state.

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7 growing pains every new parent has to face

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7 things we wish we could tell all new mums

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How to survive sleepless nights as a new parent

Nothing can prepare a parent for the sleepless nights that having a new baby brings. Except for maybe a stint in a special forces commando unit in the army…