child care

Asthma is associated with boys’ childhood fractures
Asthma is associated with boys’ childhood fractures (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The world’s largest study of its type has confirmed that asthma is associated with childhood fractures for boys, but not girls, underlining the importance of bone health education. The University of Melbourne-led study, the world’s largest of its kind involving ... Read More »

Antibiotics often inappropriately prescribed for hospitalized kids
Antibiotics often inappropriately prescribed for hospitalized kids (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Nearly a third of all antibiotics prescribed for hospitalized children globally were intended to prevent potential infections rather than to treat disease, according to the results of a worldwide survey published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. ... Read More »

Call for national strategy on child injury prevention to curb rates of hospitalisation
Call for national strategy on child injury prevention to curb rates of hospitalisation (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new decade-long study of preventable self-harm and assault hospitalised injuries of children aged 16 years or less was published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. In the largest study of intentional child injury hospitalisations and ... Read More »

Urgent Need To Tackle Poor Diets Of Australian Children
Urgent Need To Tackle Poor Diets Of Australian Children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the first to assess intakes of Australian children from nine months to five years of age in comparison to Australian Dietary Guidelines. The Victorian study found ... Read More »

Research finds midwives support childhood vaccination
Research finds midwives support childhood vaccination (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research led by a scholar from The University of Western Australia has found that the majority of midwives support vaccinations for babies and children. Dr Katie Attwell, a senior lecturer in UWA’s School of Social Sciences, reviewed nine studies ... Read More »

Calls for routine flu shot for young children
Calls for routine flu shot for young children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

After a bumper flu season last year, research has sparked calls for the seasonal influenza vaccine to be publicly funded to boost the uptake of vaccinations of vulnerable young children. The study found children under five were not being vaccinated ... Read More »

Buckle up! Learning to use a seatbelt
Buckle up! Learning to use a seatbelt (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-5 years Duration of activity This activity will take just 5-10 minutes. Materials/equipment A car seat A doll that is an appropriate size for the car seat Cost You won’t need to buy anything to do this activity. Preparation ... Read More »

FTAW 2018: Because everyone eats differently
FTAW 2018: Because everyone eats differently (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

ausEE Inc. is once again collaborating with AU Tubie Support to promote Australia’s Feeding Tube Awareness Week which will be celebrated nationally 4–10 February 2018. Sarah Gray, ausEE president says, ‘This is an important week on our calendar when we ... Read More »

New burns app for summer safety
New burns app for summer safety (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

From barefoot burns on hot metal grates, spilt hot noodles from the microwave, to the ‘watch this, kids’ moment when accelerant is thrown on the barbie or campfire – summer holiday burn hazards abound. Fun new app to prevent burns ... Read More »

Not enough racial diversity in Perth day care centres’ books
Not enough racial diversity in Perth day care centres’ books (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

It’s important children see themselves in books during the early stages of life. Books in some Perth childcare centres do not reflect the racial diversity of Australian society, the majority containing only Caucasian characters according to new research from Edith ... Read More »

 
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