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Issue 62 | 12 January 2016


Advice for parents

What are the risk factors for gestational diabetes?

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Gestational diabetes mellitus is a specific type of diabetes that only occurs during pregnancy. It is usually temporary and goes away after the birth of your baby. Approximately 1 in 20 (5-8% of) pregnant women will develop gestational diabetes, usually around the 24th week of pregnancy. 
Find out if you have an increased risk of developing gestational diabetes.
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The good and the bad of getting a pet for your family

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Even though having a family pet can be a wonderful thing, you mustn’t underestimate the amount of work and time that you’ll have to put into caring for your new little critter...
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10 tips for choosing pregnancy and parenting information on the internet

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These tips will help ensure the internet resources you read about pregnancy and parenting are relevant, accurate, reliable and up-to-date...
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Fine motor skill development milestones for 3 to 4 year olds

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From three to four years children’s fine motor skills improve remarkably, as their gross motor and other skills also improve...
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Our competition this week

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Win 1 of 3 Smiggle Back to School prize packs!
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Inspirational quotes for the New Year 


Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.
Oprah Winfrey
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The way we talk to children becomes their inner voice.
Peggy O’Mara
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There is no such thing as a perfect parent, just a real one.
Sue Atkins
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Of interest this week

Top tips for family health and safety this summer

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Give your kids a healthy start to life

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Sugar-free drinks and lollies are bad news for teeth say dentists

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Breastfeeding lowers risk of type 2 diabetes following gestational diabetes pregnancy

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Young people and the dangers of mixing energy drinks

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What your father ate before you were born could influence your health

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Chewing slowly helps prevent excessive weight gain in children

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