mothers

Many don’t know why breastfeeding is important
Many don’t know why breastfeeding is important March 24, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A concerning amount of people, especially men, acknowledge that breastfeeding is important to a child’s health – but struggle to identify the reasons why. As part of a Healthway-funded project, researchers from Curtin analysed data from five nutrition monitoring surveys ... Read More »

Smartphone app to regulate alcohol intake and breastfeeding times
Smartphone app to regulate alcohol intake and breastfeeding times March 1, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Curtin University research has helped in the development of a Smartphone app to assist breastfeeding mothers to regulate the timing of their alcohol intake so as to not affect breastmilk. Dr Roslyn Giglia, Research Fellow at Curtin’s School of Public ... Read More »

Fewer Than Half of Women Attend Recommended Doctors Visits After Childbirth
Fewer Than Half of Women Attend Recommended Doctors Visits After Childbirth February 8, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Visits considered “window of opportunity” to ensure preventive care Medical associations widely recommend that women visit their obstetricians and primary care doctors shortly after giving birth, but slightly fewer than half make or keep those postpartum appointments, according to a ... Read More »

Kids whose bond with mother was disrupted early in life show changes in brain
Kids whose bond with mother was disrupted early in life show changes in brain December 9, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children who experience profound neglect have been found to be more prone to a behaviour known as “indiscriminate friendliness,” characterised by an inappropriate willingness to approach adults, including strangers. UCLA researchers are now reporting some of the first evidence from ... Read More »

Solids for baby- all about introducing solids
Solids for baby- all about introducing solids October 7, 2013 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Breastfeeding, introducing solids to compliment breast milk and weaning your baby are all important aspects of baby feeding. But it’s not always easy to work out what you should do. Baby feeding guidelines recommend exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months in ... Read More »

Personality may affect a new mother’s decision to breastfeed
Personality may affect a new mother’s decision to breastfeed August 25, 2013 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A new analysis has found that mothers who are more extroverted and less anxious are more likely to breastfeed and to continue to breastfeed than mothers who are introverted or anxious. Published early online in the Journal of Advanced Nursing, the ... Read More »

Cry analyser seeks clues to babies’ health
Cry analyser seeks clues to babies’ health July 29, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

To parents, a baby’s cry is a signal of hunger, pain, or discomfort. But to scientists, subtle acoustic features of a cry, many of them imperceptible to the human ear, can hold important information about a baby’s health. A team ... Read More »

Family life and work: How one career woman found a balance
Family life and work: How one career woman found a balance May 12, 2013 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Getting the mix of work and family just right requires an expert juggling act from any parent. This juggling act can become even trickier when you throw in long hours, demanding conditions and shift work. Someone who knows a lot ... Read More »

What to pack for hospital
What to pack for hospital April 12, 2013 (6 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)

Pregnancy itself can be quite an experience and when you’re nearing your due date, the prospect of childbirth can really get your nerves jangling. You won’t be able to control your labour pains or how long childbirth takes, but you ... Read More »

Do mother’s invest more in their sons?
Do mother’s invest more in their sons? March 20, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Do mothers invest more care in their sons if they believe their child is destined to be a king, president or a high-powered leader? The answer is definitively yes – as long as those mothers and their sons happen to ... Read More »







 
 
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