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Sleep, baby, sleep
Sleep, baby, sleep (0 votes, average: 0.00 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 (0 votes, average: 0.00 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 »

Seasonal Influenza Vaccination 2017
Seasonal Influenza Vaccination 2017 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The annual National Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program will commence in April 2017. Annual seasonal influenza vaccination is recommended for any person aged 6 months and over who wishes to reduce the likelihood of becoming ill with influenza. Australian Government advice and recommendations on the National Influenza Vaccination Program ... Read More »

More Extremely Preterm Babies Survive
More Extremely Preterm Babies Survive (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Babies born at just 22 to 24 weeks of pregnancy continue to have sobering outlooks – only about 1 in 3 survive. But according to a new study led by Duke Health and appearing Feb. 16 in the New England Journal of ... Read More »

The reasons for our left or right-handedness
The reasons for our left or right-handedness (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Unlike hitherto assumed, the cause is not to be found in the brain. It is not the brain that determines if people are right or left-handed, but the spinal cord. This has been inferred from the research results compiled by ... Read More »

Post breastfeeding tissue remodelling explained by new research
Post breastfeeding tissue remodelling explained by new research (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A ground-breaking study into the changes that occur in a woman’s breast, from growing into one that provides milk for a new-born, and then back to its normal state, has discovered that milk-producing cells are, in effect, cannibalised by other ... Read More »

Early indicators of preterm birth
Early indicators of preterm birth (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study could pave the way for a simple blood or saliva test to predict whether an expectant mother is likely to have a preterm birth. Dr Carlos Salomon from The University of Queensland and Dr Ramkumar Menon from the University of Texas will investigate early ... Read More »

Winning the war: How to persuade children to eat more veggies
Winning the war: How to persuade children to eat more veggies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Getting children to eat their vegetables might not be an endless battle if parents follow some research-based advice from a nutrition expert at Kansas State University. Getting kids used to vegetables can start in the womb, said Richard Rosenkranz, associate professor ... Read More »

Background Noise May Hinder Toddlers’ Ability To Learn Words
Background Noise May Hinder Toddlers’ Ability To Learn Words (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The environments children are in, including how much and what kinds of stimulation they are exposed to, influence what and how they learn. One important task for children is zeroing in on the information that’s relevant to what they’re learning ... Read More »

 
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