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New Victorian Breastfeeding Guidelines
New Victorian Breastfeeding Guidelines August 19, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New Victorian Breastfeeding Guidelines have been released to protect, promote and support breastfeeding mothers across the state. The guidelines were developed by La Trobe University’s Judith Lumley Centre in partnership with the Royal Women’s Hospital and the Department of Education ... Read More »

Father’s role in supporting mothers to breastfeed
Father’s role in supporting mothers to breastfeed August 12, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The role of fathers in supporting breastfeeding is much more important than originally thought, new research has found. The research, conducted at the University of Tasmania and funded by the Tasmanian Early Years Foundation (TEYF), found fathers were actively involved ... Read More »

Preterm children’s brains can catch up years later
Preterm children’s brains can catch up years later August 6, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

There’s some good news for parents of preterm babies – latest research from the University of Adelaide shows that by the time they become teenagers, the brains of many preterm children can perform almost as well as those born at ... Read More »

Everyday foods pushing the salt intake of toddlers to excessive levels
Everyday foods pushing the salt intake of toddlers to excessive levels July 27, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

More than half of Australian toddlers have excessive salt intakes putting them at risk of high blood pressure, stroke and coronary heart disease in later life. Researchers with Deakin University’s Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN) studied the diets of ... Read More »

Breastfeeding trends good news for new mothers
Breastfeeding trends good news for new mothers July 25, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

There is no “average” pattern or set of rules when it comes to breastfeeding according to a recent study published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine. Assistant Professor Jacqueline Kent, from The University of Western Australia’s School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, said ... Read More »

Baby Formula Does Not Lead to Diabetes-Associated Autoantibodies
Baby Formula Does Not Lead to Diabetes-Associated Autoantibodies July 2, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A world-wide research team including renowned medical nutrition researchers and Anita Nucci, assistant professor of nutrition, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) the results of a study which examines possible reduction in autoantibodies associated with type ... Read More »

How Aussie kids are doing in terms of health and learning
How Aussie kids are doing in terms of health and learning June 24, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australian children are generally doing well in terms of their health and early learning, but some groups are doing less well than others, according to data released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The Children’s Headline ... Read More »

BioCSL Fluvax – investigations into the cause of fevers in children under 5 years
BioCSL Fluvax – investigations into the cause of fevers in children under 5 years June 23, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

During the 2010 influenza season bioCSL’s Fluvax influenza vaccine was associated with a higher rate of fever and fever-related convulsions in children under 5 than other influenza vaccines. Information about TGA’s response to this issue can be found at: Seasonal ... Read More »

‘Often and early’ gives children a taste for vegetables
‘Often and early’ gives children a taste for vegetables June 21, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Exposing infants to a new vegetable early in life encourages them to eat more of it compared to offering novel vegetables to older children, new research from the University of Leeds suggests. The researchers, led by Professor Marion Hetherington in ... Read More »

Twins talk half as much at two
Twins talk half as much at two June 18, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A world first study of language development in toddler twins confirms the widely held belief that twins start to talk later than single-born children. The results from the LOOKING at Language study, based at The University of Western Australia affiliated ... Read More »







 
 
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