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Mothers who vape during pregnancy put babies at asthma risk
Mothers who vape during pregnancy put babies at asthma risk (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A UTS-led study of the effects of smoking electronic cigarettes during pregnancy has been hailed by the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) in its stand against legalising nicotine in e-cigarettes. Using a mouse model and human lung ... Read More »

Vaccine views study
Vaccine views study (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new La Trobe University research project is examining why some people support and others oppose childhood vaccinations. Lead researcher Tom Rozbroj from La Trobe’s Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society is surveying pro and anti vaxxers to ... Read More »

App will teach infants with cochlear implants to speak
App will teach infants with cochlear implants to speak (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A team of Swinburne researchers is developing an app to teach infants with cochlear implants how to speak. GetTalking is designed for infants who are born deaf and receive cochlear implants. These infants must learn how to associate the sounds ... Read More »

The hows and whys of talking to your baby
The hows and whys of talking to your baby (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The University of Wollongong’s Early Start Discovery Space officially launched its newest attraction, Crawlers’ Beach, on Wednesday 29 March with a talk on “Talking to your baby”. Crawlers’ Beach is for children aged from birth to two years and features activities designed ... Read More »

Babies cry most in UK, Canada, Italy & Netherlands
Babies cry most in UK, Canada, Italy & Netherlands (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Babies cry more in Britain, Canada and Italy, than the rest of the world – according to new research by the University of Warwick. Professor Dieter Wolke in the Department of Psychology has formulated the world’s first universal charts for ... Read More »

Crawlers’ Beach a learning experience for toddlers and infants
Crawlers’ Beach a learning experience for toddlers and infants (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Academic research delivers enriching experiences for children in Early Start Discovery Space’s newest attraction The University of Wollongong Early Start Discovery Space’s newest attraction, Crawlers’ Beach, is already proving a hit with newborns to two year olds and their carers, a ... Read More »

Superfine merino wool good for kids with eczema
Superfine merino wool good for kids with eczema (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A clinical trial led by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute is challenging the myth that wool is a possible source of allergy and irritates the skin for eczema sufferers. The study published in the British Journal of Dermatology is the ... Read More »

Sleep, baby, sleep
Sleep, baby, sleep (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Families around the world had their dream questions answered as part of a global Facebook forum to mark Baby Sleep Day. Flinders University child sleep psychologist, Associate Professor Michael Gradisar, helped kickstart the Pediatric Sleep Council social media Q&A session, on 1 March. ... Read More »

Be part of the alcohol in pregnancy and foetal alcohol reference group
Be part of the alcohol in pregnancy and foetal alcohol reference group (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Are you interested in the risks of alcohol use during pregnancy? Do you want to have a say in improving diagnosis and treatment for people and families living with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder? Would you like to join a national ... Read More »

Staying connected a key to beating baby blues
Staying connected a key to beating baby blues (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women who maintain connections with their social groups after having a baby are at lower risk of developing postnatal depression, according to University of Queensland research. UQ School of Psychology researcher Magen Seymour-Smith said women who positively embraced the new role of mother as ... Read More »

 
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