newborn care

Newborn screening for primary immunodeficiency diseases is a health priority
Newborn screening for primary immunodeficiency diseases is a health priority (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Dr Jovanka King, a speaker at the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia’s (RCPA) annual conference, ‘Pathology Update 2018’, will recommend that newborn screening is expanded to include testing for severe immunodeficiency diseases. Dr King will discuss her research on ... Read More »

Overcoming Workplace Barriers to Breastfeeding
Overcoming Workplace Barriers to Breastfeeding (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Breastfeeding is widely recommended as the best nutrition for infants, providing health benefits for babies and mothers alike. As such, measures to encourage breastfeeding have the potential to lower healthcare costs. “Society in general benefits from mothers and infants who ... Read More »

How to settle a crying baby
How to settle a crying baby (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Settling a crying baby is a challenge and what works often changes from day to day. Parents will benefit from having a range of strategies they can try to settle their baby. Why babies cry: check the basics Before you start ... Read More »

Sources of support and resources for new parents
Sources of support and resources for new parents (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parenting advice resources for new parents experiencing challenges like a crying baby, sick baby, breastfeeding problems and newborn baby care Read More »

Going to hospital for childbirth
Going to hospital for childbirth (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It’s easy to forget to pack important things, and not remember them until you’ve already walked out the door, or arrived at work or your holiday destination. It’s especially easy to forget things if you’re leaving the house in a ... Read More »

Having time for yourself will benefit new mums
Having time for yourself will benefit new mums (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

New research suggests that women who have time for themselves once a week or more in the first six months after childbirth have improved mental health. The findings from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute study of 1500 women found that ... Read More »

Six key interventions to aid baby health and survival
Six key interventions to aid baby health and survival (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Skin-to-skin contact, early commencement of breastfeeding and hygienic umbilical cord care are among the six key interventions which give an infant the best start to life, according to new research by the University of Adelaide. PhD student from the University ... Read More »

Stress cost of a new baby = $85,000
Stress cost of a new baby = $85,000 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research from the University of Melbourne has put a dollar figure of $85,000 on the time pressure and stress experienced by mothers in the first year of a baby’s life. This research, undertaken by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic ... Read More »

Baby sleep
Baby sleep (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript There are around seven billion people in the world and there are probably the same number around the same number of opinions on babies and sleeping. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. For something that is so innate to humans which ... Read More »

Returning-to-work mothers prefer known carer to look after their first child in the home
Returning-to-work mothers prefer known carer to look after their first child in the home (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Mothers returning to paid work after the birth of their first child prefer their baby to be cared for in the home by a known person, yet for many this is not always a choice says a Southern Cross University ... Read More »

 
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