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Vaccination rules remind forgetful parents but fail to impact objectors
Vaccination rules remind forgetful parents but fail to impact objectors April 27, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 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 (1 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 (1 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 (0 votes, average: 0.00 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 »

Breastfeeding, vaccinations help reduce ear infection rates in babies
Breastfeeding, vaccinations help reduce ear infection rates in babies April 8, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

In what would be considered good news for many parents a new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston finds the rates of ear infections during a baby’s first year have declined; the investigators suggested that higher ... Read More »

Postnatal depression app
Postnatal depression app April 2, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research into postnatal depression is going high-tech, with scientists from The University of Queensland launching a free mobile phone app aimed at studying the genetics behind the condition. The iOS app, called PPD ACT, will survey women who have experienced ... Read More »

Body image linked to low breastfeeding rates
Body image linked to low breastfeeding rates March 30, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A survey of more than 250 first-time Queensland mothers has found poor body image may stop many larger women from continuing to breastfeed their newborn babies. University of the Sunshine Coast Lecturer in Biomedical Science Dr Ruth Newby and Professor ... Read More »

Infant milk formula does not reduce risk of eczema and allergies
Infant milk formula does not reduce risk of eczema and allergies March 28, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A type of baby formula does not reduce allergy risk – despite previous claims to the contrary – according to research led by Imperial College London. The study, published in The BMJ, reviewed data from 37 different trials into hydrolysed ... Read More »







 
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