Research finds that children born to teen mothers are less ready for school, but identifies protective factors that could combat the impact of childhood adversities on readiness for school.
New research finds that a cluster of disadvantage contributes to injuries in early childhood, but better support to address material need and family stress could help.
Growing Up in New Zealand’s long-time research director, Professor Susan Morton, is taking on a new role as Foundation Director of the study.
Growing Up in New Zealand is leading the way in working with its young participants to co-design new digital ways of collecting information which will then be analysed using machine learning.
Growing Up in New Zealand’s new interim research director is Professor Boyd Swinburn: a father and grandfather; a keen kayak fisherman; and a world-renowned public health researcher, with a passion for research that makes a difference in the real world.
A new study has found that nearly half of families struggle to access healthy food in their child’s first year of life and this can have a negative downstream impact on children’s diets.
New research using Growing Up in New Zealand information looks at ethnic differences in the use and experience of child healthcare services and what informs decisions to immunise, seek dental care, and visit the doctor.