Topic: Child health

New breastfeeding advice from UNICEF and WHO

UNICEF and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have issued fresh guidelines for health professionals on how they can support women to breastfeed. The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding complement the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative, which was launched by...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Friends in need are friends indeed

School bullying is depressingly common but having a group of friends, not just a single “bestie”, may bolster a child’s resilience, says Andrew Trounson, a writer for the University of Melbourne’s research publication platform, Pursuit. Surviving...Read more
|Comment|author: Andrew Trounson

London Mayor acts on air pollution

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan’s announcement of a limited pollution charge for some drivers in central London has received a mixed response from children’s health campaigners, reports Adrian Voce The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan...Read more
|Comment|author: Adrian Voce