baby health

Making vaccination truly compulsory is well intentioned but ill conceived
Making vaccination truly compulsory is well intentioned but ill conceived August 17, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Making mandatory vaccination truly compulsory may result in more harm than good, and drive hesitant parents to become anti-vaccination, warn Daniel Salmon, Raina MacIntyre and Saad Omer. The United States, Australia, and approximately half of European countries have mandatory vaccination requirements. The ... Read More »

Drinking at conception boosts diabetes risk for baby
Drinking at conception boosts diabetes risk for baby August 15, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Babies conceived by women who drink alcohol around the time of conception face dramatically increased risks of type 2 diabetes and obesity in early middle age, a University of Queensland study has found. The discovery was made by School of ... Read More »

High-fat maternal diet changes newborn heart ‘tastebuds’
High-fat maternal diet changes newborn heart ‘tastebuds’ August 14, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Baby rats whose mothers were fed a high-fat diet had larger than normal hearts with fewer taste receptors for bitter flavours, according to new UNSW research. The study, led by the UNSW Head of Pharmacology Professor Margaret Morris and published ... Read More »

Australia beating UK in baby food battle
Australia beating UK in baby food battle August 13, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Aussie children are getting a better start than their UK cousins, with Australian first research finding that the majority of baby and toddler foods sold at our supermarkets are of a high nutritional quality. Senior author Professor Victoria Flood from ... Read More »

Infant reflux
Infant reflux August 6, 2015 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Infant reflux, otherwise known as Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux (GOR), refers to the passage of stomach contents into the oesophagus. It is thought to be associated to issues surrounding the relaxation of the lower oesophageal sphincter. It is predominantly found in infant ... Read More »

Baby colds: Newborn to 3 months old
Baby colds: Newborn to 3 months old July 25, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Baby colds are common and most parents are familiar with symptoms like coughs, sniffles and sore throats. However if you have a new baby with a cold, their symptoms will probably make you more than a little bit worried. You’ll ... Read More »

New baby cold symptoms
New baby cold symptoms July 25, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The common cold in babies causes symptoms like blocked nose and cough, similar to the symptoms they cause in children and adults. However the symptoms affect babies differently. Common cold symptoms in newborn babies The first sign that your newborn baby ... Read More »

Baby colds risk factors and prevention for newborns and babies under 3 months
Baby colds risk factors and prevention for newborns and babies under 3 months July 25, 2015 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Risk factors for newborn baby colds The common cold is a seasonal infection which is most common in the winter months (although it can also occur in summer). Cold, dry conditions cause the nose and mouth to dry out and ... Read More »

When to see a doctor about a baby cold in a newborn or baby under 3 months
When to see a doctor about a baby cold in a newborn or baby under 3 months July 25, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

When to see a doctor about baby cold When a baby less than three months of age gets a cold, they have a greater risk of developing complications like croup or pneumonia. Young babies should be taken to the doctor ... Read More »

Caring for a new baby with a cold
Caring for a new baby with a cold July 25, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Babies under three months of age need love and support to help them cope with bothersome and uncomfortable cold symptoms like blocked noses and coughs. Although you are used to giving your baby love and support every day, letting them know ... Read More »







 
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