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From obesity to allergies, outdoor play is the best medicine for children

What if there was a simple, inexpensive and fun way to address some of the major challenges facing humanity today. What if it could...
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Gum disease in pregnancy poses a risk to newborns

Women who develop severe mouth infections and suffer from bleeding gums when they are pregnant have a greater chance of delivering their babies preterm...
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Insomnia in pregnancy: How to sleep better

Many pregnant women find themselves waking up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom (for the third time) or struggling...
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How music therapy improves the health of premature babies, & boosts parental bonding

Singing and playing music to your baby or young child may seem to be a no-brainer. We all have strong associations with nursery rhymes...
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How much kids need to move, play & sleep in their early years

As parents, we want to encourage children to be physically active, get enough sleep, and keep their screen time at healthy levels. But did...
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Feeding and weaning … why does everyone have an opinion?

With a chuckle, an old school friend of mine confessed that when he was a teenager he would try to destroy his best mate’s...
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Had gestational diabetes? Here are ways to help lower your future risk of type...

Gestational diabetes is a specific type of diabetes that occurs in pregnancy. Once you’ve had gestational diabetes, your risk of having it again in your...
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Taking medicine while breastfeeding? Here’s what you need to know

The challenges many new mothers overcome to breastfeed their babies are well documented. Despite a public health system in the UK that promotes breastfeeding,...
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Dyscalculia: ‘Maths dyslexia’ or why so many children struggle with numbers

You’ve probably heard of dyslexia, but have you heard of dyscalculia before? Maybe not, given that children with dyscalculia – or mathematical learning difficulties...
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Millennial burnout: building resilience is no answer – we need to overhaul how we...

In a popular BuzzFeed article, Anne Helen Petersen describes how millennials (people born between 1981 and 1996) became “the burnout generation”. She describes some...
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