parenting

Parents may help prep kids for healthier, less violent relationships
Parents may help prep kids for healthier, less violent relationships (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Warm, nurturing parents may pass along strategies for building and maintaining positive relationships to their kids, setting them up for healthier, less-violent romantic relationships as young adults, according to researchers. Researchers found that when adolescents reported a positive family climate ... Read More »

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 »

Securing a child’s future needs to start during parents’ teen years
Securing a child’s future needs to start during parents’ teen years (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A child’s growth and development is affected by the health and lifestyles of their parents before pregnancy – even going back to adolescence – according to a new paper. The article in the latest edition of Nature argues that tackling ... Read More »

Parent care in hospital leads to healthier premature babies
Parent care in hospital leads to healthier premature babies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study of thousands of premature babies has found that parents who spend long periods in the hospital caring for their infant experience less stress and that babies show faster weight gain. Parents who spend extended periods of time caring ... Read More »

Silence around stillbirth a major issue for bereaved parents
Silence around stillbirth a major issue for bereaved parents (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research from the University of South Australia has uncovered the biggest obstacle facing bereaved parents after losing a child at birth – the silent treatment and stigma surrounding stillbirth. Four years ago, UniSA PhD candidate Danielle Pollock gave birth ... Read More »

New perceptual pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception and increase risk of eating and exercise disorders
New perceptual pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception and increase risk of eating and exercise disorders (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study led by researchers at Macquarie University has identified a psychological pathway that can lead to body size and shape misperception in individuals, putting them at greater risk of developing conditions such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and ... Read More »

More children are starting school depressed and anxious
More children are starting school depressed and anxious (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Starting school for the first time can be stressful. Children are suddenly thrown into a foreign environment, juggling the pressure of learning new academic skills and establishing relationships with peers. Some thrive, but others may need support through this transition. ... Read More »

ABC launches ABC KIDS Listen
ABC launches ABC KIDS Listen (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The New Digital Radio Station and App for Kids The ABC is excited to announce the launch of ABC KIDS listen, a dedicated kids digital radio station and app for preschoolers and their families. ABC KIDS listen provides children ages 0-5 and ... Read More »

AusE babies trump their peers at word learning
AusE babies trump their peers at word learning (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research has found that Australian babies fare better than babies of other English speaking countries at word learning. At just 17-months-old, infants with Australian English (AusE) as their native language can already encode highly dynamic acoustic properties in speech, ... Read More »

Dad’s reading is new chapter of child language development
Dad’s reading is new chapter of child language development (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Fathers, as well as mothers, are being encouraged to read to their kids after new research has shown the impact dads can have on their child’s language development. The latest research from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has opened ... Read More »

 
close

Join our FREE monthly Newsletter!

Simply enter your email and first name below:

Parenthub respects your privacy. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.
Please read our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.