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children may need to be vaccinated against covid-19 too. here’s what we need to consider

Children may need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 too. Here’s what we need to...

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Image: Shuttlestock An ideal COVID-19 vaccine would not only protect people from becoming ill, it would also stop the virus spreading through the population. The best way to do this is to vaccinate as...
what does it take to successfully work in childcare?

What Does It Take to Successfully Work In Childcare?

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Childcare is one of the most underrated career opportunities out there and at the same time one of the hidden gems of the work field. The perception and status of childcare workers have changed...
children might play a bigger role in covid transmission than first thought. schools must prepare

Children might play a bigger role in COVID transmission than first thought. Schools must...

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Picture: Shuttlestock Over last weekend, the World Health Organisation made an announcement you might have missed. It recommended children aged 12 years and older should wear masks, and that masks should be considered for those aged...
7 pointers to understanding childcare subsidy

7 Pointers to Understanding Childcare Subsidy

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Taking care of children can be rather expensive. Thankfully, there are several different programs available for caregivers that are experiencing difficulty caring for their children. You need to qualify for them based on different...
5 reasons it’s safe for kids to go back to school

5 reasons it’s safe for kids to go back to school

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Picture: Shuttlestock In mid March, cases of COVID-19 – the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 – dramatically increased in Australia and the government responded with an effective public health strategy. People who could, shifted to working from home,...
easter eggs can bring a little ‘normality’ to kids in isolation. but should we ration them or let kids eat how many they like?

Easter eggs can bring a little ‘normality’ to kids in isolation. But should we...

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Image: Shuttlestock This Easter will be especially challenging, with family isolation and many parents under financial strain, or other stressors. So, many parents will be looking to restore some sense of “normality” by welcoming the Easter...
morrison has rescued childcare from covid-19 collapse – but the details are still murky

Morrison has rescued childcare from COVID-19 collapse – but the details are still murky

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Picture: Shuttlestock Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced free childcare for more than one million families, with a funding boost that aims to keep more than 13,000 childcare services across Australia open. In doing so, the government has...
worried about your child getting coronavirus? here’s what you need to know

Worried about your child getting coronavirus? Here’s what you need to know

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Picture: Shutterstock The new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19, has infected nearly 90,000 people and caused more than 3,000 deaths so far. Parents are understandably concerned. But it’s important to keep in mind that comparatively few...
some infant formula milks contain more sugar than soda drinks – new research

Some infant formula milks contain more sugar than soda drinks – new research

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Image: Shutterstock/Lithiumphoto Some formula milks have double the sugar per serving than a glass of soda. That was the key finding of our global investigation into the sugar content of infant formula and follow-on milks. But perhaps...
early exposure to infections doesn’t protect against allergies, but getting into nature might

Early exposure to infections doesn’t protect against allergies, but getting into nature might

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Keeping in touch with nature may assist with allergy protection. Picture: Katya Shut/Shutterstock Over the past few decades, allergies and asthma have become common childhood diseases, especially in developed countries. Almost 20% of Australians experience some kind of...