Vitamin B is necessary in children’s diets for mental health and behaviour. Without it, children could struggle with behavioural problems later in life and their mental growth and mood may suffer. Marissa Georgopoulos investigates.
Listening to classical music may soothe your baby but it won’t make them smarter. Mary Go debunks the Mozart theory and explores the other benefits music has on your baby.
A genetic tests that helps identify the risk of autism in children as young as six months old has been developed. Currently the test only has a 70 per cent accuracy rate, but it has opened the way for more research and discussion on the topic. Emma Rennie investigates.
There has been a growing demand for breast milk sharing. Australians have taken matters into their own hands by sourcing milk via social networking sites like Facebook. Tawar Razaghi reports.
Controlled crying has always been a divisive issue, now a recent landmark study by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute has found that controlled crying poses no long-term risks to the health of babies. Nina Young reports.
New research from the Australian Psychological Society shows that reducing stress experienced by premature babies improves their brain development. Lucie Robson reports.
The constant push and persistence of the ‘breast is best’ message is a constant theme for many new mothers. However many fail to recognise the discrimination, struggle and emotional turmoil that women who formula feed experience and the lack of resources available to them. Joline Samawi reports.