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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 »

Music on Mother’s Day could be great way to tackle post-natal depression
Music on Mother’s Day could be great way to tackle post-natal depression May 12, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The gift of time, to allow a new mum to do something she did by herself before childbirth, could be the most valuable gift of all this Mother’s Day, according to University of Tasmania research student Melissa Terry. For the ... Read More »

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 »







 
 
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