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Mums: we need you! Penrith Babylab opens its doors
Mums: we need you! Penrith Babylab opens its doors January 20, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents with an interest in improving our understanding of the way children learn about language and the world are urged to participate in the fun new scientific projects at the University of Western Sydney’s new Babylab at Penrith. Following the ... Read More »

Baby, we’ve come a long way in measuring lung function
Baby, we’ve come a long way in measuring lung function January 16, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An international team of researchers has developed a simple, non-invasive way to measure the impact of smoking during pregnancy on babies’ lung development. Previously, measuring these effects required sedating the baby, inflating its lungs with a pump and then squeezing ... Read More »

Helping parents understand infant sleep patterns
Helping parents understand infant sleep patterns December 26, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Most parents are not surprised by the irregularity of a newborn infant’s sleep patterns, but by six months or so many parents wonder if something is wrong with their baby or their sleeping arrangements if the baby is not sleeping ... Read More »

Domestic abuse may affect children in womb
Domestic abuse may affect children in womb December 23, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Domestic violence can affect children even before they’re born, indicates new research by Michigan State University scientists. The study is the first to link abuse of pregnant women with emotional and behavioural trauma symptoms in their children within the first ... Read More »

More babies born in Australia
More babies born in Australia December 21, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

For the first time in five years, there has been an increase in the rate of births in Australia, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Australia’s mothers and babies 2012, shows that ... Read More »

Aussie accent baffles our bubs
Aussie accent baffles our bubs December 19, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australian babies are more likely to understand Canadians than their own compatriots, with a University of Western Sydney study finding Aussie infants struggle to understand some vowel sounds spoken in the local accent. Research from the UWS MARCS Institute, published in Frontiers ... Read More »

Give the gift of speech and language development
Give the gift of speech and language development December 18, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers from the Kids Talk Lab at the University of Sydney are encouraging parents to give children books as gifts this Christmas to help develop vital speech, language and communication skills. Speech pathologist Dr Elise Baker said many parents worry about their children’s speech, ... Read More »

Solgar ABC Dophilus powder
Solgar ABC Dophilus powder December 8, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Related information Buying medicines and medical devices over the internet Counterfeit medicines and devices Safety advisory Certain batches of Solgar ABC Dophilus powder may pose a serious risk to your health, or the health of your child, and should not ... Read More »

Pregnant and breastfeeding women needed for iodine nutrition study
Pregnant and breastfeeding women needed for iodine nutrition study November 27, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Are you currently pregnant or breastfeeding your child or do you know someone who is? The University’s Menzies Research Institute Tasmania is conducting a study investigating the level of knowledge among Tasmanian women about iodine nutrition and supplement use during ... Read More »

More attention to measles, vaccine experts urge
More attention to measles, vaccine experts urge November 16, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Doctors and public health authorities need to renew their attention to measles, researchers from Emory Vaccine Center urge in an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine. “Because of its high level of contagiousness, measles is the indicator disease for ... Read More »







 
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