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Lower prenatal stress reduces risk of behavioural issues in kids
Lower prenatal stress reduces risk of behavioural issues in kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parenting is a complicated journey full of questions, and when a beloved child begins to show signs of a behavioural disorder, a parent’s challenges become even more difficult to navigate. Expectant mothers may want to consider adopting today’s trend towards ... Read More »

Work-home conflicts affect both genders
Work-home conflicts affect both genders (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Contrary to stereotypes, it’s not only women who struggle to balance work and family responsibilities, according to a new report. In a review of more than 350 studies, researchers found that, overall, men and women reported similar levels of “work-family ... Read More »

Program helps stressed teens shake it off
Program helps stressed teens shake it off (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

For high school students suffering from academic anxiety, Taylor Swift or Kanye West might be just what they need to alleviate stress. An intervention designed by University of Queensland’s School of Psychology teaches teenagers how to use their own music ... Read More »

The impact of pre-birth stress
The impact of pre-birth stress (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research into the impact of the 2011 Queensland floods on pregnant women and their babies has found stress from natural disasters affects infant development and temperament. Mater Research Institute—University of Queensland (MRI-UQ) researchers have found pregnant women who had the ... Read More »

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 »

Parents can help soothe burns treatment stress
Parents can help soothe burns treatment stress (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Playful distraction can trump kisses and cuddles to reduce a child’s anxiety and pain during potentially painful burns dressing changes. A University of Queensland Child Health Research Centre (CHRC) study has found parents’ behaviour in medical appointments affects how children cope ... Read More »

What to pack in your child’s change bag
What to pack in your child’s change bag (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Your go-to nappy bag checklist! Newborn: 0-3 months Babies: 3-12 months Toddlers: 1-3 Years Adults Quick trip Downloads Your go-to nappy bag checklist! It’s great for parent and child to get out of the house. Whether it’s for a necessary ... Read More »

Parenting program now in 26 countries
Parenting program now in 26 countries (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A University of Queensland-developed program designed to improve the health and wellbeing of children and families is now available in 26 countries. Parents of children with a disability in Denmark will soon get support from the Triple P – Positive ... Read More »

Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children
Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Weekdays can be stressful for both parents and children. There’s a lot to get done and time is short. In the rush of preparing school lunches, getting children (and parents) dressed for the day ahead and ensuring everyone gets a ... Read More »

NAPLAN? No worries
NAPLAN? No worries (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Despite widespread community concern about the pressure that the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) testing places on students, new research from ECU has found that the standardised testing regime has only a minimal impact on levels of ... Read More »

 
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