New Zealand compares well with other developed countries when it comes to initiating breastfeeding, but New Zealand children are not being breastfed for as long as international guidelines recommend.
New evidence from New Zealand’s contemporary longitudinal study Growing Up in New Zealand shows how genes and the environment may interact to promote obesity.
Growing Up in New Zealand has released two further sets of “key findings” from the Who are today’s dads? research project, looking specifically at health and mental health.
Infant immunisations are more likely to be delayed if women receive information during pregnancy that discourages infant immunisation.
Evidence from the University of Auckland’s Growing Up in New Zealand study of child development links rental housing to a reduced number of safety features in the homes of young children.
Many Early Childhood Education centres serving food to children do not have menus that meet nutritional guidelines, according to research from the University of Auckland’s Centre for Longitudinal Research - He Ara ki Mua.
The latest report on the children of Growing Up in New Zealand was launched at a seminar in Wellington last week.
The latest report from the University of Auckland’s Growing Up in New Zealand study shows a rise in obesity levels in the preschool children in the study, but a significant gap between parental perception of weight and the reality of their child’s weight according to international classifications of BMI.
The latest report from the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study has just been released.
Almost all New Zealand children have taken antibiotic medications by the time they are five years of age according to new research from the University of Auckland’s Centre for Longitudinal Research – He Ara Ki Mua.