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Improving your Relationship

By Family Kickstart Georgia | January 6, 2020

While every relationship is different, no relationship is perfect. However, good adult relationships involve two people who respect and can communicate with each other, and have equal rights, opportunities and responsibilities. Many people would also expect their relationship with their…

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Teenagers and Alcohol

By Family Kickstart Georgia | December 23, 2019

Alcohol is generally considered to be a socially acceptable drug, yet it is responsible for most drug-related deaths in the teenage population. Alcohol use also has a variety of serious health risks. It is difficult to prevent teenagers from experimenting…

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Children’s Health Care: What is Tooth Decay?

By Family Kickstart Georgia | December 16, 2019

Teeth are some of your children’s most important possessions. How you look after their teeth from the time they are babies will make a difference to how they grow and how healthy they are. This means not only how you…

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Helping a Partner experiencing Postnatal Depression

By Family Kickstart Georgia | December 9, 2019

PND is a depression that comes on within 12 months of having a baby, usually during the first few weeks or months. PND is most common after a woman’s first pregnancy. It can start slowly or suddenly, and can range…

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How to Support your Child’s Learning?

By Family Kickstart Georgia | December 2, 2019

Being engaged in your child’s learning is one of the most important things you can do to help them achieve. Parent engagement in learning starts from early childhood and continues as children move through school and beyond. With your support,…

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Treatment and Support for Mental Illness in Children

By Family Kickstart Georgia | November 25, 2019

Child or adolescent with a mental health problem usually have difficulty controlling their emotions, thinking or behavior. This can affect the whole family. We can express mental health problems in children through disruptive, angry or hyperactive behavior or through withdrawal,…

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Planning Pregnancy

By Family Kickstart Georgia | November 18, 2019

Three months prior to pregnancy (the preconception period) is the time to make life changes that can help boost fertility, reduce problems during pregnancy and assist in recovery from birth. If you and your partner are planning to conceive, start…

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Colds, Coughs and Ear Infections in Children

By Family Kickstart Georgia | November 11, 2019

Colds It is normal for a preschool child to have at least 6 or more colds a year. This is because there are hundreds of different cold viruses and young children have no immunity to any of them as they…

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