baby health

Dummies (Pacifiers)
Dummies (Pacifiers) June 22, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

What are dummies? Dummies are artificial teats which babies and toddlers suck on. They are also known as pacifiers and soothers. Dummies have been used for thousands of years. They have been made from a wide range of different materials ... Read More »

Passive smoke exposure in childhood has impact on adult cardiovascular health
Passive smoke exposure in childhood has impact on adult cardiovascular health April 27, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research led by Dr Costan Magnussen has shown that children exposed to parental smoking in childhood had approximately twice the risk of having plaque in their carotid artery 26 years later as did those whose parents did not smoke in ... Read More »

Smoking may be seen in unborn babies
Smoking may be seen in unborn babies April 19, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The harmful effects of smoking during pregnancy may be reflected in the facial movements of mothers’ unborn babies, new research has suggested. Researchers at Durham and Lancaster universities said the findings of their pilot study added weight to existing evidence ... Read More »

Another breastfeeding benefit: preparing baby’s belly for solid food
Another breastfeeding benefit: preparing baby’s belly for solid food April 18, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The moment of birth marks the beginning of a beautiful, lifelong relationship between a baby and the billions of microbes that will soon colonise his or her gastrointestinal tract. In a study published today in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection ... Read More »

Whooping Cough
Whooping Cough April 2, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Whooping cough is one of those childhood illnesses that we don’t see as much of as we used to, but is still around and every so often reminds us of its presence. Dr Joe Kosterich talks about whooping cough, including ... Read More »

Improving post-natal care
Improving post-natal care March 27, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

What impact do modern parents’ behaviours have on the early physical development and maturity of infants? This question is being answered in a ground-breaking Western Australian study. The I-Chat study is investigating the influence of parents’ caregiving and the physical ... Read More »

Safety Advisory About Not Feeding Peanuts to Infants and Young Children at Risk for a Peanut Allergy
Safety Advisory About Not Feeding Peanuts to Infants and Young Children at Risk for a Peanut Allergy March 21, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Paediatric specialists and surgeons are concerned with parents getting the wrong message regarding the safety/desirability of letting babies and young children eat peanuts to prevent them from developing peanut allergies.  Last week’s news coverage of a scientific article published February ... Read More »

Study: High stress for mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants
Study: High stress for mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants March 18, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes ... Read More »

Seasonal flu vaccine: 2015 seasonal influenza vaccines for use in children
Seasonal flu vaccine: 2015 seasonal influenza vaccines for use in children March 10, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

From the age of 6 months For the 2015 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 »

Impact of obesity on fertility can be reversed
Impact of obesity on fertility can be reversed March 8, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a breakthrough discovery, researchers at the University of Adelaide have revealed how damage from obesity is passed from a mother to her children, and also how that damage can be reversed. The findings, by a team led by the ... Read More »







 
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