mothers

Poor mother-baby bonding passed to next generation
Poor mother-baby bonding passed to next generation October 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Trust pathways in the brain are set in infancy and passed on from mother to child, according to landmark UNSW-led research. The work relates to oxytocin levels in new mothers and proves for the first time that it is linked ... Read More »

Struggle to juggle still hardest for women
Struggle to juggle still hardest for women October 18, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Mothers juggling paid work and care responsibilities are still struggling to find work-life balance in 2014, according to the latest Australian Work and Life Index (AWALI) national report from the University of South Australia’s Centre for Work + Life. Women ... Read More »

Groups, communities help new parents cope
Groups, communities help new parents cope September 9, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parenthood is a significant life transition; a time often experienced by new parents as overwhelming and emotionally and physically exhausting – and new research into families in Perth’s newer suburbs suggests that mothers’ groups and play groups play a vital ... Read More »

Maternal death rate remains low for Australian women—but some groups at greater risk
Maternal death rate remains low for Australian women—but some groups at greater risk September 2, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Deaths from complications of pregnancy and childbirth are rare among Australian women, but some groups are at greater risk than others, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Over the five years ... Read More »

Mums trust mums on the net: Australian study
Mums trust mums on the net: Australian study August 28, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Facebook groups for mothers are overtaking the traditional mums-and-bubs and playgroup environments as a source of trusted advice, and offers a largely untapped marketing tool for businesses wanting to sell their products, an Australian study has found. QUT educationalist Dr Rebecca ... Read More »

New Victorian Breastfeeding Guidelines
New Victorian Breastfeeding Guidelines August 19, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New Victorian Breastfeeding Guidelines have been released to protect, promote and support breastfeeding mothers across the state. The guidelines were developed by La Trobe University’s Judith Lumley Centre in partnership with the Royal Women’s Hospital and the Department of Education ... Read More »

Why are women delaying pregnancy?
Why are women delaying pregnancy? July 6, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study by the Telethon Kids Institute and The University of Western Australia is exploring the reasons why women are delaying pregnancy well into their thirties. Researcher Jessica Tearne said delayed childbearing is becoming more common in Australia and researchers ... Read More »

Project to help mother-daughter communication
Project to help mother-daughter communication June 26, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A University of the Sunshine Coast Psychology project aims to take the angst out of adolescence for mothers and daughters across the region. The latest stage of the Knowing You Knowing Me research project, which has been running for several ... Read More »

Readmission more likely after private hospital birth
Readmission more likely after private hospital birth May 28, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Babies born to a low risk mother in New South Wales private hospitals are more likely to have a health problem and be readmitted for birth related issues and further treatment in the first month than those born in a ... Read More »

Returning-to-work mothers prefer known carer to look after their first child in the home
Returning-to-work mothers prefer known carer to look after their first child in the home May 16, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Mothers returning to paid work after the birth of their first child prefer their baby to be cared for in the home by a known person, yet for many this is not always a choice says a Southern Cross University ... Read More »







 
 
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