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What is your child’s skin really absorbing?

An article released today by Safe Cosmetics Australia (SCA) has confirmed that known cancer causing toxins found in mum’s make up and cosmetics, are potentially being absorbed into Australian children’s blood streams.

Losing Your Baby Weight Just Got Easier

Weight loss for mums website Lose Baby Weight have today launched their new FREE members area enabling Australian women to track their weight loss and stay motivated.

Bath Drownings Inspire Celebrity Action

Inspired by the alarming number of children who drown at home each year – not in pools, but in the bath or other shallow water – a group of concerned celebrities, creative people and doctors have banded together to do something about it.

Baby boom to flow into chiropractic practices

With a baby boom of its very own, 2011 expects to see a five per cent increase in pregnancies nationwide following the introduction of the paid parental leave plan, prompting chiropractors to remind expectant mothers of the benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy and post childbirth.

Australian families benefit from Paid Parental Leave: three months in

Three months since the introduction of Australia’s first national Paid Parental Leave scheme, around 42,000 new and expecting parents have applied for the Government-funded payment.

$1.7 million to help new parents cope

Adelaide health researchers are leading an Australian-first program designed to improve the mental health and wellbeing of new mothers and infants by combining nursing services and innovative new technology.

Couples sought for pregnancy risk study

Participants are needed for a University of Adelaide study to determine which couples are more at risk of pregnancy complications.

Dental health system failing Australian children

The University of Adelaide’s dental researchers have been awarded $1.3 million to find out why Australian children have such poor oral health, despite billions spent on this area in the past decade.

Adelaide Hills Has Lowest Uptake of Child Immunisation

The Adelaide Hills has one of the lowest take-up rates of child immunisation in Australia. Why? And more importantly, is it putting our community at risk?

Adelaide To Get Second Ronald McDonald House

Adelaide’s second Ronald McDonald House is set to open its doors late May 2011.


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