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infant health


From mastitis and the hidden hindrances of breastfeeding to baby pain and constipation, motherhood is fraught with highs and lows Lisa Properjohn, registered nurse specialising in paediatrics at Pharmacy 777 …

Women with ADHD may be more likely to have some adverse outcomes during pregnancy, new research suggests – but medication may not be the cause A study led by researchers …

Pharmacists have been reminded that first-generation oral sedating antihistamines are not approved for use in kids under two Following a coronial hearing of a fatal case involving a 74-day-old infant …

GPs are over-prescribing acid suppressant medicines for babies with GORD and reflux, new research has found The report, in Archives of Disease in Childhood, is based on a prospective study …

Samford TerryWhite Chemmart has been reaching out to men in the community to help them take control of their health AFL legend Alastair Lynch presented to more than 70 men …

Guild Learning and Development has introduced an online course on fevers The course is aimed at helping pharmacy assistants handle requests for medicines for fever and provide appropriate advice by …

Essays on health: Australia is failing new parents with conflicting advice – it’s urgent we get it right Much of the baby’s distress, as well as that of the parents, …

NSW researchers have made a discovery about miscarriages and birth defects that has been likened to the folic acid breakthrough After 12 years of research, a team from the Victor Chang …

Pharmacists can play a huge role in advising new parents on feeding their baby, write Jarrod McMaugh, Adam Greco and Vanessa Kee New parenthood is a hectic time in a …

An environmental activist group has claimed popular Australian baby formulas contain “needle-like” nanoparticles that are toxic to cells, inciting pressure for recalls Friends of the Earth says it has found …

Risks of major birth defects during the first year of life progressively increase with a mother’s overweight and obesity severity The results of a BMJ study suggest that efforts should be made …

A research project questions the benefits of omega-3 fats in premature infants The study, ‘N3RO’, the largest of its type, was a collaboration between 13 major hospitals in Australia, New …