walking

Walking may aid chance of becoming pregnant
Walking may aid chance of becoming pregnant (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Results of a recent study to better understand modifiable factors such as physical activity that may affect a woman’s ability to conceive a child suggest that walking may help women to improve their chances of becoming pregnant. The study was ... Read More »

Podiatrist Q/A: Footwear advice for toddlers
Podiatrist Q/A: Footwear advice for toddlers (5 votes, average: 4.40 out of 5)

Podiatrist Dr Samuel Ong (B. Pod. Med.) is the founder and principal podiatrist of Mustard Seed Podiatry. How can baby shoes or toddler shoes affect the development of a toddler’s feet? Footwear can play a big part in affecting the ... Read More »

Podiatrist Q/A: Footwear Advice for Babies
Podiatrist Q/A: Footwear Advice for Babies (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Podiatrist Dr Samuel Ong (B. Pod. Med.) is the founder and principal podiatrist of Mustard Seed Podiatry. How are baby’s feet not just smaller versions of adult feet and do they need to be treated in a different way? As ... Read More »

Barriers to children’s physical activity
Barriers to children’s physical activity (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study highlights some of the barriers children face in being more physically active in their local neighbourhoods. Walking, scooting and riding to and from school helps children get the physical activity they need each day to be healthy ... Read More »

Crawlers’ Beach a learning experience for toddlers and infants
Crawlers’ Beach a learning experience for toddlers and infants (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Academic research delivers enriching experiences for children in Early Start Discovery Space’s newest attraction The University of Wollongong Early Start Discovery Space’s newest attraction, Crawlers’ Beach, is already proving a hit with newborns to two year olds and their carers, a ... Read More »

Extra 1000 steps a day benefit children with type 1 diabetes
Extra 1000 steps a day benefit children with type 1 diabetes (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Keeping count of daily steps and boosting physical activity can really pay off for children with type 1 diabetes, according to new research from the University of Adelaide and the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. For the first time, researchers have ... Read More »

Planning walking to school
Planning walking to school (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Only one in seven Queensland children walk or cycle to school, and those who don’t are missing out on potential health benefits, including a significant boost to mental wellbeing – new research shows. A Griffith University initiative is aiming to ... Read More »

GP Q/A – Baby flat feet
GP Q/A – Baby flat feet (6 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5)

Reader question: Hello, Dr Joe, We were doing footprints at playgroup and I noticed my 2 year old was the only one with a completely flat-footed footprint. Is this something I need to take her to see a doctor about? GP ... Read More »

Pedestrian safety traffic light game
Pedestrian safety traffic light game (10 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Age Babies to school age kids. Suitable for babies who have started to walk (even those that aren’t very confident yet), toddlers and pre-schoolers. Even though older kids don’t need to practice their walking skills, they’re at an age where ... Read More »

Car safety traffic light game
Car safety traffic light game (12 votes, average: 4.75 out of 5)

Age This game is suitable for babies who can already walk a short distance unsupported to pre-schoolers who can walk so well that they really need to know about road safety. Number of participants You can play this game with ... Read More »

 
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