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Safety Recall Children’s Panadol 5-12 years suspension 200 mL bottle
Safety Recall Children’s Panadol 5-12 years suspension 200 mL bottle May 20, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Recall – risk of allergic reaction due to potential contamination Consumers and health professionals are advised that GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Australia, in consultation with the TGA, is in the process of recalling three batches of Children’s Panadol 5-12 years suspension, ... Read More »

Baby see, baby do?
Baby see, baby do? May 17, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

That cute thing your newborn is doing that you’ve been telling everyone about… Chances are they aren’t copying it from you. Researchers from The University of Queensland School of Psychology have recommended “modifying or abandoning” the theory that imitation is ... Read More »

Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Increases Odds of Having Overweight Children
Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Increases Odds of Having Overweight Children May 9, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Pre-pregnancy obesity and excessive weight gain during pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of the child becoming overweight at age 2. The study also found breastfeeding for at least six months helped reduce the likelihood of a child being ... Read More »

Factors affecting father-to-infant attachment
Factors affecting father-to-infant attachment May 5, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Researchers from the Jean Hailes Research Unit (JHRU) at SPHPM have had their study on father-to-infant attachment at six months postpartum published in the Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. Research Fellow Dr Karen Wynter with colleagues Dr Heather Rowe, ... Read More »

Vaccination rules remind forgetful parents but fail to impact objectors
Vaccination rules remind forgetful parents but fail to impact objectors April 27, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Western Sydney University research has found new vaccination regulations for parents looking to enroll their children in NSW child care centers has succeeded in reminding forgetful parents, but failed to affect conscientious objectors. The study, published in the journal Public ... Read More »

How to avoid bringing up fussy eaters
How to avoid bringing up fussy eaters April 16, 2016 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Babies and toddlers who try a wide range of fruit and vegetables around 12 to 14 months of age will be less fussy eaters by the age of 3.7 years and like and eat a greater variety of fruit and ... Read More »

Premature babies at greater risk of childhood infection
Premature babies at greater risk of childhood infection April 14, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research has found children who are born even slightly premature or underweight are more likely to be hospitalised with an infection during their childhood and adolescence. Researchers from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Perth’s Telethon Kids Institute used unique ... Read More »

Flu vaccine: 2016 seasonal influenza vaccines for use in children
Flu vaccine: 2016 seasonal influenza vaccines for use in children April 13, 2016 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

From the age of 6 months For the 2016 influenza season, the following trivalent and quadrivalent influenza vaccines will be registered and available for use in children from the age of 6 months: BGP Products – Influvac (trivalent) GlaxoSmithKline – ... Read More »

Baby of the family most likely to miss out on breast
Baby of the family most likely to miss out on breast April 11, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A woman’s education level and the number of children she has affects breast feeding, with the “baby of the family” most likely to miss out, University of Queensland research shows. UQ School of Public Health PhD candidate Natalie Holowko analysed ... Read More »

‘Love’ Hormone and Mother-Infant Bonding
‘Love’ Hormone and Mother-Infant Bonding April 9, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Widely referred to as the “love” hormone, oxytocin is an indispensable part of childbirth and emotional mother-child bonding. Psychologists at Florida Atlantic University are conducting a novel study to determine how a mother’s levels of oxytocin might be different in ... Read More »







 
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