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Issue 110 | 22 November 2018


Hot parenting news

Bicycle helmet law good road safety policy

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Australian research found helmets cut the chances of a head injury by 50 per cent, a serious head injury by 69 per cent and a fatal head injury by 65 per cent. They also reduced the odds of injuries to the face by 33 per cent...
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Eat fish to fight asthma

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A clinical trial has shown eating fish such as salmon, trout and sardines as part of a healthy diet can reduce asthma symptoms in children....
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Mobile app to help reduce stillbirths

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A new mobile app developed by University of Queensland researchers is aiming to reduce the rate of stillbirth in Australia by 30 per cent...
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Parents switch off around kids

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Australian parents are depriving their children of vital interaction and life-development opportunities by failing to recognise how much time they spend glued to their mobile devices..
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The secret life of infertile women

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A new study looked at how infertility can impact all aspects of a woman’s life, including intimate relationships, friendships, self-confidence and daily interactions with strangers...
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Early sport activity linked to stronger bones in young adults

Young adults who regularly participate in sport activities during their childhood and early teens are more likely to have stronger bone density in their early 20’s..
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Most read this week

Healthy pre-pregnancy diet makes healthy babies!

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We all know that what we eat influences our health. But did you know that what you eat, even before pregnancy, influences the health of your baby while it’s growing in your womb and after it’s born?
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Vaccinations and planning for pregnancy

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What vaccinations should you have before pregnancy in Australia? How long should you wait between vaccination and pregnancy?
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Becoming a father: The second trimester of pregnancy

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The second trimester is an exciting time for both parents to be. Some of the initial stresses and worries guys experience in the early stages of their partner's pregnancy are fading away...
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Kids gift ideas: 6 tips for choosing the perfect present

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Whether you’re looking for the perfect present for your child’s birthday or a great gift for them to give one of their friends for Christmas, you’re probably wondering what to buy...
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Our competitions this month

Win 1 of 10 double movie passes to SECOND ACT

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Win 1 of 3 Peppa Pig Pretend Play prize packs

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Ready for a Happy Christmas? Win 1 of 4 Smiggle vouchers!

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Win a Dreambaby®’s Christmas prize pack

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Win 1 of 4 Peppa Pig prize packs for little ones on the go

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myVMC:  Win 1 of 5 copies of “FAMILY: New Vegetable Classics to Comfort and Nourish”

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Competition winners

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The winners of the VTech Christmas prize packs and the winners of the Natralus My Little One skincare prize packs have been announced.
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Joke of the month

Little five year old Johnny was in the bath tub, and his dad was washing his hair. He said to him, "Wow, your hair is growing so fast! You need a haircut again."

Little Johnny replied, "Maybe you should stop watering it so much."

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