baby health

SIDS breakthrough: why babies shouldn’t sleep face down
SIDS breakthrough: why babies shouldn’t sleep face down (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

International research involving the University of Adelaide has uncovered a developmental abnormality in babies – especially in premature babies and in boys – that for the first time has been directly linked to cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). ... Read More »

Hyland’s Baby homoeopathic teething tablets recalled
Hyland’s Baby homoeopathic teething tablets recalled (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Kadac, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling all batches of Hyland’s Baby teething tablets and Hyland’s Baby nighttime teething tablets. Hyland’s homoeopathic teething tablets are complementary medicines marketed to provide temporary relief ... Read More »

Eye disease treatment for premature babies
Eye disease treatment for premature babies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Ground-breaking research by Monash University scientists has demonstrated the previously unknown existence of a disease-fighting immune cell in the eye and points to potential novel ways of treating eye disorders in premature babies and diabetic adults. The scientists, led by ... Read More »

Preterm babies at risk of developing kidney disease
Preterm babies at risk of developing kidney disease (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

How healthy we are in adulthood is, in many ways, determined while we are still in the womb. Babies born prematurely could be at greater risk of developing kidney disease later in life according to a landmark Monash University study ... Read More »

First-time mothers more uncertain about vaccines than mothers with children
First-time mothers more uncertain about vaccines than mothers with children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

First-time mums are more hesitant and undecided about childhood vaccinations compared to mothers with children and only two thirds of all mothers believe they receive enough information on vaccines during pregnancy. In a new study published in Vaccine by researchers ... Read More »

Artificial womb raises hope for premature babies
Artificial womb raises hope for premature babies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An artificial womb has been successfully used to incubate healthy baby lambs for a period of one week, and researchers hope the technology will one day be able to do the same for extremely premature babies. The long-standing collaborative Western ... Read More »

Baby sleep routines and SIDS
Baby sleep routines and SIDS (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A USC research team is conducting one of the largest studies ever into sudden and unexpected infant deaths in Queensland. The researchers are sending surveys across the state to families with babies born during April and May this year asking ... Read More »

Antibiotic overload a concern for Aussie kids
Antibiotic overload a concern for Aussie kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study has found that half of Australian infants are treated with antibiotics during their first year of life – one of the highest rates in the world. In a time of rising antimicrobial resistance and growing evidence of ... Read More »

Exercise and healthy diet interventions in pregnancy
Exercise and healthy diet interventions in pregnancy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Globally – half of all women of childbearing age are overweight or obese and women generally are gaining excess weight in pregnancy. This excess weight gain is putting women at greater risk of complications including having a preterm birth, caesarean ... Read More »

No fruit juice for children under 1 year
No fruit juice for children under 1 year (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefit to children under age 1 and should not be included in their diet, according to a new policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics that marks the Academy’s first change in recommendations ... Read More »

 
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