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Health information causing new mums anxiety
Health information causing new mums anxiety July 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnancy and motherhood are both wonderful and worrisome times – could public health campaigns and social stereotypes be contributing to anxiety for mothers? Researchers from Monash University have identified links between perinatal anxiety and social and health messages that women ... Read More »

Food allergy study needs parents of young children
Food allergy study needs parents of young children July 20, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ) researchers are inviting parents of children under two years of age to participate in a study on food allergies. Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Jan Thomas said USQ was currently seeking parents with children aged 0-24months ... Read More »

Does baby snore like dad?
Does baby snore like dad? July 17, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Babies who snore are widely under diagnosed according to Australian researchers investigating less costly and more effective methods of identifying sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (SAHS) in infants. A joint study conducted by electrical engineering researchers working at both Western Sydney ... Read More »

Recall on Chemmart and Pharmacy Choice Children’s Ibuprofen and Paracetamol – risk of plastic fragments breaking from bottle and being ingested
Recall on Chemmart and Pharmacy Choice Children’s Ibuprofen and Paracetamol – risk of plastic fragments breaking from bottle and being ingested July 15, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Symbion, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling six batches of ibuprofen and paracetamol products after it was identified that the bottle grooves that secure the lids on these products could break off ... Read More »

Baby blues: spotting mothers at risk
Baby blues: spotting mothers at risk July 4, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Jane Davidson realised she had a problem when the ocean started to look like the welcoming embrace of death. “Every day I used to walk along the beach front where I live and I thought: ‘I just want to go ... Read More »

Crushing end for dangerous toys
Crushing end for dangerous toys June 30, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The Andrews Labor Government is putting Victorian traders on notice to keep banned or unsafe toys off their shelves, or risk hefty fines of up to $1.1 million. Minister for Consumer Affairs, Jane Garrett, recently assisted in destroying more than ... Read More »

Getting to the point of parents’ fears
Getting to the point of parents’ fears June 20, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Queensland researchers are hoping to get to the pointy end of parents’ fears about childhood vaccinations by conducting an Australia-wide survey. A team from UQ’s Parenting and Family Support Centre is asking parents to participate in the survey ... Read More »

Gaining too much weight during pregnancy increases likelihood of child being obese
Gaining too much weight during pregnancy increases likelihood of child being obese May 31, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study conducted in collaboration between The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Harokopio University has found that when an expecting mother gains more weight than recommended, does not exercise or smokes during pregnancy, the probability that ... Read More »

Why breastfed babies are so smart
Why breastfed babies are so smart May 16, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Loads of studies over the years have shown that children who were breastfed score higher on IQ tests and perform better in school, but the reason why remained unclear. Is it the mother-baby bonding time, something in the milk itself ... Read More »

Danger in Using Sitting and Carrying Devices for Sleeping Infants
Danger in Using Sitting and Carrying Devices for Sleeping Infants May 13, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sleep-related deaths are the most common cause of death for infants 1-12 months of age. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants sleep on their back on a firm mattress, without loose bedding. However, many parents use sitting or ... Read More »







 
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