baby health

Too Much Stress for the Mother Affects the Baby
Too Much Stress for the Mother Affects the Baby (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If the mother is stressed over a longer period of time during pregnancy, the concentration of stress hormones in amniotic fluid rises, as proven by an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Zurich. Short-term stress situations, however, do ... Read More »

Expressing breastmilk in pregnancy to prevent diabetes
Expressing breastmilk in pregnancy to prevent diabetes (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A world first study has found that women with diabetes in a low-risk pregnancy can safely express breast milk in late pregnancy, with the study dispelling concerns that the practice could cause harm to babies. The landmark research, published in ... Read More »

Podiatrist Q/A: Footwear Advice for Babies
Podiatrist Q/A: Footwear Advice for Babies (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Podiatrist Dr Samuel Ong (B. Pod. Med.) is the founder and principal podiatrist of Mustard Seed Podiatry. How are baby’s feet not just smaller versions of adult feet and do they need to be treated in a different way? As ... Read More »

Parents’ Use of Emotional Feeding Increases Emotional Eating in School-Age Children
Parents’ Use of Emotional Feeding Increases Emotional Eating in School-Age Children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Emotional eating—eating when you feel sad or upset or in response to another negative mood—is not uncommon in children and adolescents, but why youth eat emotionally has been unclear. Now a new longitudinal study from Norway has found that school-age ... Read More »

Mothers who vape during pregnancy put babies at asthma risk
Mothers who vape during pregnancy put babies at asthma risk (2 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 (2 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 (1 votes, average: 5.00 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 »

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 »

Insufficient sleep in early childhood may lead to cognitive, behavioural problems in later years
Insufficient sleep in early childhood may lead to cognitive, behavioural problems in later years (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study led by a Massachusetts General Hospital paediatrician finds that children ages 3 to 7 who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have problems with attention, emotional control and peer relationships in mid-childhood.  Reported online in the ... 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 »

 
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