- Advertisement -

Children who experience violence early in life develop faster | USA

(0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)
A study in Biological Psychiatry has shown that exposure to violence early in life – such as physical, emotional, or sexual abuse – is associated with faster biological ageing, including pubertal development and a cellular metric of biological...

Online sperm donors more agreeable

(0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)
As prospective parents increasingly seek sperm donors online, an international study has analysed what sort of men are donating sperm in this informal setting as opposed to a traditional clinic. And it seems a...

UK | Importance of infant diet in establishing a healthy gut

(0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)
A child has until the age of two-and-a-half to establish healthy gut bacteria – with little change after this point, new research has revealed. The study also reinforced the important role breastfeeding plays in...

Switzerland | Loss of first baby tooth a positive experience for children

(0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)
Scared, ashamed, happy or proud – how do children feel when they lose their first baby tooth? An interdisciplinary research group at the University of Zurich has now found that children’s feelings are predominantly...

Comparison of mandatory vaccination across five countries

(0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)
A study led by The University of Western Australia has compared different mandatory vaccination policies across five countries – Australia, France, Germany, Italy, and the US (the states of California and Washington) – to...

USA | Few women told of reduced cancer risk when making decision about breastfeeding

(0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)
With many infant formulas on the market promising the same benefits as breast milk, more women may forgo breastfeeding. However, when making that decision, women may not be considering the benefits breastfeeding has on...

Parents switch off around kids

(0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)
Australian parents are depriving their children of vital interaction and life-development opportunities by failing to recognise how much time they spend glued to their mobile devices in public places, research by Monash University shows. In...

Early sport activity linked to stronger bones in young adults

(0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)
Young adults who regularly participate in sport activities during their childhood and early teens are more likely to have stronger bone density in their early 20’s, new research led by Curtin University has found. The...

The secret life of infertile women

(0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)
Dr Paulina Billett and Dr Anne-Maree Sawyer, from La Trobe’s Department of Sociology, examined, over a three-year period, the posts of 24 women struggling with fertility issues, as part of an online support group. The...

FIFO work impacts the stress levels of pregnant partners

(0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)
Pregnant partners of fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers experience higher levels of stress compared to women whose partners work regular shift work, new research led by Curtin University has found. The research, published in the Women and...
- Advertisement -

Sign up to receive the latest parenting news, competitions, health information, baby/child/whole family recipes, play ideas, outings, personal stories and much more.

Subscribe