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mother and baby


Maternal health plays a pivotal role in the overall development of the infant, and our understanding of this role is evolving. The latest advances in science and knowledge are allowing …

This third article in the Bayer Continuing Medical Education Series explores the impact of iron deficiency and iron-deficiency anaemia on pregnancy outcomes, with a focus on achieving sufficiency, bioavailability, the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Provision of a comprehensive medicines review is associated with lower mortality risk for residents of aged care facilities Analysis of RMMRs …

Blooms The Chemist has just helped build a new maternity ward to help local women in Zambia The project is the latest in Blooms’ initiatives undertaken as part of its …

Leading pharmacist calls for more guidelines on colic, constipation and reflux in infants, as new survey shows 99% of pharmacists field questions on these disorders A new survey has found …

Concern for mums with sick children prompted the opening of the ACT’s first ever drive-through pharmacy – and a year later, it’s celebrating its success with the local community Gold …

With a few changes to their marketing strategy, pharmacies can entice some of the best potential customers, writes Katrina McCarter I want to share with you an opportunity to attract …

Researchers examined whether providing a low FODMAP diet to breastfeeding mothers could help reduce colic in infants… and the results suggest it could While avoiding “windy” foods is common among …

A pharmacist who made and sold preparations from human placenta has had his licence cancelled for at least six years Isidoro “Rudy” Sanchez was the manager of the now-closed Marigold …

What’s the latest when it comes to Australian mothers and their babies? Here are the most recent stats and trends from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) on …

‘My pharmacist tried to talk me out of getting my baby vaccinated,’ claims Aussie mum An Australian mum has spoken to parenting publication Kidspot, saying her experience with one pharmacist …

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 …