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Child and Maternal Health Knowledge Update - 24 May 2013
NICE: Updated guidance to help assess children with fever
Infant research and adult treatment
Autism trainer development (Cardiff)
Translational Research–The Value of New Evidence for Improving the Quality of Pediatric Nursing Practice
LGBT Survey data explorer
Effect of inadequate iodine status in UK pregnant women on cognitive outcomes in their children: results from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents a
Assessment of Youth-Friendly Health Care: A Systematic Review of Indicators Drawn From Young People's Perspectives
Comprehensive Assessment of Serious Adverse Events Following Immunization by Health Care Providers
NICE: Preventing obesity and helping people to manage their weight PHB 9
Air Travel and Pregnancy (Scientific Impact Paper 1)
BBC: Teach 'kiss of life' in schools
Better mental health outcomes for children and young people: a resource directory for commissioners
Fundamentals of commissioning health services for children
Saying the unsayable: what's affecting children in 2012
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Report : NHS WRT workforce summaries
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News : Children not learning about disability in schools
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News : CDC News Digest - Autumn 2008
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News : Pregnant exercise 'unsafe'
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News : Comply with NICE or pay, Care Quality Commission tells trusts
News : Baby protein 'could help bowels'
News : Patients take £7.6m a month out of NHS as they choose and book private sector treatment
News : Baroness Morgan vows to embed UN child rights charter in UK
News : IVF drugs 'increase risk of cancer of womb', study suggests
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News : Unicef: Poorer children face 'double disadvantage' in early years
News : Record MMR levels in Scotland
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News : Ed Balls appoints Peter Lewis as new Haringey children's director
News : RCM Seminar: Introducing the Health in Pregnancy Grant
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News : Babies communicate from birth
News : MMR jab rates reach record levels
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News : Children admitted to hospital due to alcohol increasing
News : Making time for the children: one in four parents now put their family before work
News : Parliamentary joint committee to hold children's rights inquiry
News : Midwifery research scores high in the RAE
News : Essex recruits 60 social workers after "inadequate" rating
News : Funding gap puts maternity reform at risk
News : Action for Children to launch first ad campaign on New Year's Day
News : Wealth gap in child critical care
News : German paediatricians want law changed to make it easier to report child abuse
News : Perinatal mortality in Netherlands third worst in Europe
News : Review into the use of restraint calls for change
News : Prematurity 'can impair senses'
News : Clinical negligence fees set to soar
News : Alcohol 'toll on young soaring'
News : NHS 'not prepared for hours cut'
News : 'Youngest' baby has brain glue op
News : 'Child alcohol guide' for parents
News : Sector issues New Year resolutions for Children's Secretary
News : Government targets obesity rates
News : Warning over youth mental health
News : Monitoring mental health by text
News : Chlamydia tests offered in pubs
News : Virginity pledge ineffective against teen sex despite government funding, US study finds
News : Teen sport protects bones
News : Children keep weight gain
News : Best practices sought to tackle child poverty
News : Changing Children's Services: working and learning together
News : Childhood trauma and ME
News : 'Third-hand smoke' danger
News : Autism test 'could hit maths skills'
News : UK pinpointed for measles figures
News : Children 'desensitised' to sexual bullying and assault, survey finds
News : Fertility treatment on the NHS is still a postcode lottery: research
News : Review author defends his call for staff to be allowed to cause pain
News : CRB: Quarter of people know nothing of safeguarding agency
News : More friends and emotional security - how northern children top the happiness league
News : YJB chief John Drew outlines his plans for the future
News : Balls orders intensive training for children's services directors in wake of Baby P tragedy
News : Continued increase in measles cases
News : Epidural risk lower than thought
News : Critically ill child care lacking
News : Water softener eczema relief hope
News : Breast cancer gene-free baby born
News : Children of poorer families face as big a hill as ever
News : Doctors push government for ring-fenced EWTD cash
News : EWTD vote raises pressure on trusts
News : Letter for Directors of Childrens' Services: Change4Life - The national movement to tackle childhood obesity
News : Primary care trusts lack the skills to implement Darzi reforms, say MPs
News : Epidurals 'safer' than thought
News : IVF hope after sperm test success
News : 'Needless' birth induction fears
News : Heart test aids newborn babies
News : Infection setback in prem babies
News : Aid for postnatal depression
News : Premature infection blow
News : 'Drink link' to premature birth
News : £1.4m Programme to tackle child obesity launched - Mind, Exercise, Nutrition... Do It! (MEND) Programme
News : Concern over premature baby drugs
News : Nearly a quarter of communities could be failing children
News : Support for mothers-to-be smokers
News : Doubt over child steroid tactic
News : Pregnant drinking risks
News : NHS needs to fast track integrated care to survive credit contraction
News : Cash for child medicine research
News : Ministers consider plan to expand free childcare
News : Alarm over security of children's database
News : Practitioners and service user leaders join Social Work Taskforce: DCSF announces full membership of taskforce
News : Childhood stress 'can damage immune system and long-term health'
News : Change4Life launches largest ever children's health survey
News : Department of Health welcomes the King's Fund report on new Centre of Excellence for workforce planning
News : Learn from banking crisis and stamp out competition in the NHS, says BMA chairman
News : Lasting effect of concussion
News : Too many children at risk in secure estate, Anne Owers says
News : Childhood in Britain 'ruined by lack of outdoor play and aggressive advertising'
News : Obama drops funding from bill, alarming family planning groups
News : '1,000 more therapists' needed for children
News : Government urged to reform new inspection regime
News : Pregnant smokers 'fear criticism'
News : Children's Workforce Network eBulletin Issue 14
News : Supporting the Families of Young Disabled Children
News : New smokefree campaign aimed at pregnant women
Report : Children, Families and Maternity e-bulletin - Issues from March 2005 onwards
News : Second edition of the Early Support Service Audit Tool published
News : Early Support in Wales
News : Drinking too much water is bad during childbirth
News : Agency publishes annual measles figures for 2008
News : Viewpoint: “Children should not be treated as criminals”, says Europe Commissioner
News : Alcohol limits for children
News : Sunlight and young bones
News : Test for postnatal depression
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News : Risks to pregnant women at work are small
News : Lack of health visitors puts a strain on GPs
News : Pregnancy risks for obese women
News : Maternity units 'shut to mothers'
News : ContactPoint: practitioners harbour doubts
News : Obese mothers 'risk spina bifida'
News : Discovery of new cause for fractures among children who were adopted has "painful" lessons for doctors
Report : Women’s compliance with nutrition and lifestyle recommendations before pregnancy: general population cohort study
Report : Comparison of different strategies in prenatal screening for Down’s syndrome: cost effectiveness analysis of computer simulation
News : NHS needs to prepare for era of non-invasive fetal DNA tests
News : Teenage pregnancies, positive parenting, young fathers and incentives
News : Obesity 'is risk in pregnancy'
News : Test fertility as regularly as going to the dentist, women told
News : Teenagers 'should get a booster meningitis C vaccine'
News : Targeted child protection inspections
News : Cafcass receives fourth damning inspection in a year
News : Children are main victims of recession
News : Breastfed baby risk investigated
News : New cannabis campaign shows teenagers the uninvited side effects
News : Urgent action needed in light of Joseph Rowntree Foundation Research
News : Study highlights lack of awareness about TB in pregnancy
News : Heart disease linked to increase in maternal death in the UK
News : Teens hold the key to quitting
News : NHS 'lacking' on child protection
News : Baby hip screening plan 'failing'
News : Hope over peanut allergy 'cure'
News : Second Baby P doctor is suspended
News : Girl, 14, burnt in tanning salon
News : Baby P: GSCC confirms interim suspensions for social workers
News : 'Cure for peanut allergies'
News : Warning over child ear infections
News : Third of smaller charities unaware of vetting scheme
News : Legal aid changes will focus help on most vulnerable families and children
News : Autism-vaccine link rejected by US courts
News : Department of Health: Reform of the complaints system
News : Prison self-harm levels revealed
Presentation : Autism proposals to be unveiled
News : Lesbian couple win NHS baby case
News : Baby died after 'mother's kiss'
News : Vaccine pulled over bacteria fear
News : Boy died of acne tablet reaction
News : The Childrens Society Magazine Spring 2009
News : Cold drugs 'do not work on children and can cause hallucinations'
News : Diet and exercise project for pregnancy
News : Designer baby row over US clinic
News : Fluoride will be added to water to reduce tooth decay
News : Health Minister announces £3.5million to strengthen child protection services
Report : New support package to reduce teen pregnancies
News : Too quick to assume depression?
News : Stillbirth rate 'still too high'
News : Muscular Dystrophy Campaign raps NHS over equipment provision
News : 'Surgery for obese children'
News : TV and asthma risk
News : Family Fund ready to help PCTs with their short breaks provision
News : Judgement on holiday entitlement could affect employers
News : Vegetarians and birth defects
News : New workforce development helpline
News : Projects helping young people affected by alcohol misuse
News : World-class Commissioning for Children and Young People with Speech, Language and Communications Needs: Invitation to become a commissioning pathfinder
News : Government failing to protect asylum-seeking children
News : 'If mum drinks, baby drinks'
News : YoungMinds: No support for most young people on waiting lists
News : 'Chocolate tax' to tackle obesity
News : Many premature pupils 'struggle'
News : Ed Balls outlines children's director leadership scheme
News : Action for Children seeks evidence base for early intervention
News : Warning over child hospital care
News : New commission to help shape the future of midwifery and nursing
News : BJOG release: Maternal methadone use and the consequences on baby
News : Early babies 'struggle at school'
News : Baby bottle chemical is removed
News : New agency for a new era in mental health
News : Ofsted: 40% of SCRs in past six months inadequate
News : Free gym classes for under-fives
News : Judge urges national eligibility guidelines for children's social care
News : Sir Paul Beresford MP: The key to child safety
News : Increase in midwife staffing levels
News : Recruitment body expresses concern over costs of new safeguarding authority
News : Opinion poll shows impact of Baby P case on protecting children
News : 4Children launches 18-month inquiry into extended family
News : Anti-smoking ad 'scares children'
News : Merger creates largest guideline centre in UK
News : NHS Wales to implement c-section toolkit
Website : Care Quality Commission launches
News : Tests on recalled meningitis vaccine show no contamination
News : Wales teen abortions rising
News : Film warns Durham youngsters to butt out
News : Cartoons to identify autism
News : Infection link to leukaemia
News : UK teens 'binge drink'
News : Eating during labour
News : New IVF guidance
News : Healthy Lives, Brighter Futures: The strategy for children and young people’s health - Disabled children and safeguarding for all
News : More abused children need to be taken into care, says NSPCC head Andrew Flanagan
News : Sedation 'link to birth defects'
News : Surrey loses bid to challenge Ofsted children's services rating
News : Members of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health call on the Chancellor to Keep the Promise
News : Overweight NHS midwives targeted in new initiative
News : Dementia 'clue' in the young
News : Babies at risk from vitamin E?
News : Obesity 'linked to ADHD'
News : Medical radiation examinations on women of child bearing age
News : Women stressed in pregnancy 'more likely to have children with asthma'
News : Pollution link with birth weight
News : Purnell: welfare reform is about putting families first
News : Inquiry into children's home sedative use ruled out
News : Home births 'as safe as hospital'
News : Alan Steer: Access to Camhs vital in tackling pupil misbehaviour
News : Midwife numbers 'to fall short'
News : RCOG statement on the paper on perinatal mortality and morbidity rates by de Jonge et al published in BJOG on 15 April 2009
News : Maternity services
News : Councils face funding cuts for disabled children's breaks
News : Fears grow over the sexualisation of young people
News : Hope for child cancer treatment
News : South Asian youths 'less active'
News : Safeguarding regulations to be delayed
News : Pollution linked to smaller babies
News : Home birth 'safe as in hospital'
News : Baby resuscitation 'linked to IQ'
News : The Children's Society responds to report on looked-after children
News : RCOG statement on maternal position during the first stage of labour
News : Ulcer gels warning for children
News : NHS maternity spending falls in first year of DH strategy for improving services
News : Tackling inequalities from the ground up
News : New advice on oral salicylate gels in under 16s
News : Use of NHS Number in Social Care: Policy statement
News : Women value safety over choice
News : Milk protein clue to big babies
News : Children 'not exercising enough'
News : The Children's Society calls on Ministers to protect children from unfair treatment
News : Meningitis cases hit record low
News : TB vaccine enters new trial stage
News : BMA sets out plans to tackle EWTD training challenge
News : Compulsory sex education plan
News : Save the Children urges government not to abandon child poverty pledge
News : Laming tells child protection managers to shield frontline
News : Breast milk battle
News : Bed sharing 'risks babies' lives'
News : Swine flu virus kills child in US
News : Equality and Human Rights Commission calls for radical approach to parental leave that gives mothers and fathers real choice
News : Children’s Charity ACT launches new guide to support the development of children’s palliative care services
News : Campaign to stop to prevent child sexual abuse launched
News : Centre to study health incentives
News : Call for local practice examples
News : Poor sleep 'causes ADHD'
News : Babies to get new growth charts
News : Morning sickness 'ups baby IQ'
News : NSPCC Training - courses and resources for anyone working to safeguard children
News : Ministers 'missing the point' after they stall on funding
News : Vaccine update – Hib booster campaign proves successful
News : MHRA authorises temporary distribution of unlicensed medicine
News : Wales Rated Poorly on Preventing Childhood Accidents
News : European Working Time Directive Derogation
News : Folic acid cuts baby heart defects
News : South Asian children miss dentist
News : Task force demands ICS overhaul
News : Smoking gene link in pregnancy
News : Department of Health/ NHS Information Centre publish new quality indicators for NHS
News : Sick Welsh babies' 'greater risk'
Method : Think tank calls for Kitemark for children's charities
News : Diet and mental health in teens
News : Diabetes in children 'to double'
Report : Evaluating Sure Start: Interprofessionalism and parental involvement in local programmes
News : Network of European midwifery regulators planned
News : Children's social workers struggle with high caseloads
News : WHO backs anti-diarrhoea vaccine
News : Drug habits see a 'major shift'
News : Record number of young people in England treated for drug or alcohol problems
News : Skin cancer on rise among 15-34s
News : Warning over car seats for babies
News : NHS Choices: Early pregnancy complications
News : NHS Choices: Endometriosis and birth complications
News : BBC: Study nails secret of child sleep
News : A test for premature birth?
News : 'Fat mums have fat daughters'
News : Swine flu drugs for the pregnant
News : DH: Awareness campaign launched as measles rises
News : BBC: Boredom 'fuels teen alcohol use'
News : Community Care: Social work practice pilot will reward professionals
News : NHS Choices: Folic acid debate continues
News : NHS Choices: Child leukaemia genes found
News : Community Care: CWDC urges fostering services to access training funds
News : Behind the headlines: Can brain training aid children?
News : BMA: Doctors call time on alcohol promotion
Report : NELM: Exposure to antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy linked to adverse outcomes
News : Behing the headlines: Paracetamol affects childhood jabs
News : Behing the headlines: Cot death risk of shared sofa sleeping
News : Behing the headlines: Cancer from mother to child
News : Community Care: Social care highlights from the National Children and Adult Services Conference 2009
News : RCOG release: RCOG issues new guidance on vitamin supplementation in pregnancy
News : Teachernet: The really good school dinner [Campaign]
News : Behind the headlines: Pregnant smoking linked to child tantrums
News : Behind the headlines: Full-fat milk 'link to BMI'
News : BMJ: Relatively high infant mortality in US is due to number of preterm births, report says
News : DH: Health Act 2009 receives royal assent
News : CommunityCare: Conservatives would publish serious case reviews in full
Report : SFH: New National Occupational Standards for psychological therapies
Report : HSJ: Reporting on incidents
News : NOO News: issue 4
Method : RCM: Smoking when pregnant causes pelvic pain
Report : CommunityCare: Councils may get health commissioning role
News : C4EO: New Change model resource launched
News : RCM: Obese women more likely to have unplanned pregnancies
News : BBC: Simple test could detect Down's
Report : Checking for pregnancy before surgery: summary of a safety report from the National Patient Safety Agency
News : Baby Friendly News
Report : CommunityCare: What is the alternative to CAFCASS?
News : NHS Choices: Can men get the baby blues?
Report : CommunityCare: Detecting child abuse among elite child athletes
Media : Guardian Focus podcast: Why do record numbers of young people have sexually transmitted infections?
Report : NHS Choices: Paracetamol asthma link 'uncertain'
Website : NHS allocations
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 3 - 9 January 2011
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News : BBC: Children are at risk of getting rickets, says doctor
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 31 January - 6 February 2011
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Report : New programme will promote maternal and infant nutrition
News : NT: Midwife-led maternity units under threat
News : DH: Bump to breastfeeding resource – now online and available to order
News : Save the Children: UK families take poverty message to Downing street
News : BBC: Health groups reject alcohol deal
News : NHS Choices: Breastfeeding 'linked to school grades'
News : NHS Choices: New genetic clue to peanut allergy
News : BBC: Woman known as a 'fat teenager' struggles with weight loss (audio)
News : Community Care: Barnardo's to run welfare services at new immigration removal centre
News : Community Care: Minister unclear on disabled children’s social worker role
News : Barnardo’s warns of ‘pending catastrophe’ for poorest
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 7 - 13 March 2011
News : CRIN: Ireland - Child rights referendum to be held & child welfare agency to be set up
News : CommunityCare: Council u-turn on scrapping Big Society child protection scheme
News : FSA: Introduction of gluten into an infant’s diet
News : RCM: Expert claims cosleeping safer than the cot
News : RCM: Derby PPC team set to Shine
News : BBC: Worries over orthorexia disorder
News : NT: DH makes nurse and midwife workforce review a priority
News : Community Care: Sector heads urge rethink on child protection commissioning
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 14 20 March 2011
News : BBC: 'Pre-eclampsia genes' discovered
News : VIDEO: School Report: Life of a young carer
News : Contact a Family: Relate support for families with disabled children
News : BMJ: Alcohol marketing to children
News : BBC: Schools need help with 'special needs influx'
News : BBC: Annual health survey under threat
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 21 - 27 March 2011
News : NHS Choices: Pregnant drinking and child behaviour
News : BBC: Many mothers 'given risky advice'
News : Community Care: Bid to scrap Youth Justice Board opposed by Lords
News : Community Care: Children in care prioritised to receive education bursaries
News : NAS: Court of Appeal clarifies law on 'looked after'
Media : BBC AUDIO: Do alcohol ads affect children?
News : RCM: Challenging times ahead for Northern Ireland maternity services say midwives launching manifesto
News : BBC: Midwife shortage 'costs 1m lives'
News : DH: Twenty centres to put health visitors at the heart of the community
News : Transition Information Network (TIN) Spring 2011 Briefing
News : Together for Children materials available on the National College website
News : RCM: More protection needed, says Baby Lifeline
News : NHS Choices: "Sleep affects weight loss"
News : NHS Choices: Paracetamol in pregnancy linked to asthma
News : BMJ: Funding of audit of maternal and perinatal deaths has been suspended, UK agency reports
News : CommunityCare: New ADCS president wants more radical solutions to SEN
News : DH: Early implementer sites launched and recruitment of 4,200 extra health visitors begins
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 4 - 10 April 2011
News : RCM: Midwives seek inclusion in NHS commissioning report
News : BBC: Worries over skin cancer in young
News : UNICEF: Launch of the European Parliament 'Alliance for Children'
News : HSJ: Shaping young people's services with young people's input
News : ACT: APPM Master Formulary launched
News : BBC: Pre-pregnancy DNA tests approved
News : NT: Safety reflex may be linked to cot death
News : Children, Families and Maternity e-bulletin April 2011
News : BBC: England bans under-18 sunbed use
News : DH: Funding for 2011-12 substance misuse specialist interventions and treatment in the children and young people’s secure estate
News : MBRRACE - UK: Interim arrangements for reporting maternal and perinatal deaths
News : TES: Positive parenting scheme 'raised IQs'
News : BBC: Travellers put on measles alert
News : CommunityCare: Government reviews director of children's services role
News : NPSA: Head Injury in Children project
News : NT: Health dangers of prolonged night shifts revealed
News : RCM: Midwives ‘should be at heart of NHS commissioning’
News : RCM: Infant mortality rates soar in 14 trusts
News : Learning Disability Today: People with complex needs require a specialist commissioning body
News : Community Care: Anger over removal clause in new children's homes contract
News : NHS Choices: Heavy metals in baby food measured
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 28 March - 3 April 2011
News : CommunityCare: CAF can save councils more than £150,000 per child
News : NSC: Policy reviews completed for antenatal chlamydia, hepatitis B and C in ethnic minorities born outside the UK and glomerulonephritis screening
News : BBC: Worrying levels of iodine deficiency in the UK
News : BEAT: Eating disorder charity announces obesity now included in its services
News : Community Care: Social workers sound the alarm over child protection
News : NHS Choices: Wrist size 'a marker of blood sugar'
News : Community Care: Government says social workers must blow the whistle
News : BBC: Children 'have wider waists now than in 1978'
News : HPA: Tick Lyme disease off your holiday list
News : BBC: 'Premature birth gene' discovered
News : CommunityCare: Ofsted should be split in two, say MPs
News : BBC: Parents 'want child gene tests'
News : NHS Choices: Gene 'linked to premature birth'
News : NAS: Families of disabled children legally entitled to short breaks
News : LTD: Family Action slams plans to cut disability benefit
News : BBC: Mother's diet 'can make kids fat'
News : RCOG TOG release: Severe nausea and vomiting of pregnancy should be treated with appropriate medication
Report : NHS Choices: Research links another gene to ADHD
News : NHS Choices: Treatment for morning sickness discussed
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 11 - 17 April 2011
News : Community Care: Councils accused of imposing adoption age limit
News : RCM: Most keep mum about taking natural remedies
News : NHS Choices: Can your pregnancy diet 'make your child fat'?
News : Community Care: Domestic violence cuts put 200,000 children at risk
News : CommunityCare: NSPCC records largest ever increase in referrals
News : BBC: Government loses abortion battle
News : BBC: Pregnancy trial to use heart drug
News : NT: Bedwetting impacts childhood happiness
News : NMC Review
News : NHS Choices: Crying babies and later behavioural problems
News : BBC: Early detection is key to premature birth numbers rise
News : Screening Matters Issue 1
News : CommunityCare: Hospital admissions reflect rise in child protection thresholds
News : NT: Northern Lincolnshire reconfigures community midwife service
News : ePolitix: Children need PSHE education
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 18 - 24 April 2011
News : BBC: Check for autism in one-year-olds
News : BMJ: Doctors call for “radical” package of reforms to children’s services
News : CWDC: Support to work with parents and families continues
News : NHS Choices: Researchers link spring births to anorexia
News : Community Care: Sharp fall in number of serious case reviews carried out
News : NT: Training funds diverted to meet health visitor target
News : NHS Choices: Chilli peppers 'help to burn fat'
News : NT: Midwife shortage at Croydon hospital highlighted by regulator
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 2 - 8 May 2011
News : BBC: Call for thyroid screening in pregnancy
News : Schools4Life: Free trial of Wellbeing Foundation Tool available now
News : NT: Passive smoking link to hypertension in boys
News : Free AbilityNet support packages for AAC / AT services supporting children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs
News : BBC: Prolonged bottle-feeding 'increases obesity risk'
News : BBC: Many parents 'anti sex education'
News : BBC: Child leukaemia 'no nuclear link'
News : NHS Choices: Asthma pill tested against inhalers
News : Community Care: ASBO reforms could put children at risk, warns Barnardo's
News : BBC: Breastfed babies 'develop fewer behaviour problems'
News : UK Screening: Updated leaflet translations
News : BBC: Hospital starts new ante-natal class - for men only
News : BMJ: Fewer children in England and Wales are dying violently, figures show
News : NHS Choices: Nuclear power 'not source of leukaemia'
News : BBC: Drug trial to prevent obese kids
News : HSJ: Young patients oppose child cardiac changes
News : Home Office: Child protection to be part of new crime agency
News : NHS Choices: Are breastfed babies better behaved?
News : RCM: MIDIRS and NCT merge
News : BBC: Sickle cell drug 'helps children'
News : BBC: Parental strife 'affects babies'
News : DfE: Independent review into child protection says: Free professionals from central Government control to let them do their jobs properly
News : Contact a Family: Skill closes
News : NHS Choices: Drug eases sickle cell in babies
News : NHS Choices: Is a hormone behind postnatal depression?
News : BBC: Teach 'kiss of life' in schools
News : HPA reminds parents of importance of MMR
News : NT: Trainee health visitors warn minister there are no jobs
News : NHS Choices: Call to ban mobiles and WiFi from schools
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 9 - 15 May 2011
News : NIHR: Pioneering computer game helps treat sight-threatening disease in children
News : RCOG: Electronic Fetal Monitoring project launched to improve birth outcomes and reduce medical litigation
News : NT: DH finalising programme to develop school nursing
News : BBC: Supplement 'helps pre-eclampsia'
News : BBC: Hypnobirthing tested at Tameside General Hospital
News : NSPCC launches Helpline text service to report child abuse
News : TIN: Local authorities challenged to renew commitment to disabled children
News : Schools4Life: Students premiere stop smoking films in Hackney
News : NHS Choices: Does 'eating for two' make mums gain weight?
News : Community Care: Council chief moots national parenting support scheme
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 16 - 22 May 2011
News : UK NSC: Changes to leaflet distribution
News : NHS Choices: Are children getting weaker?
News : NHS Choices: Children taken to A&E with 'routine complaints'
News : BBC: Donkey milk can help children with milk allergies
News : Home Office: UK's Child Protection Centre to lead national response on missing children
News : HSJ: Public health funding cut threatens skilled staff
News : NHS Specialised Service: Testing families’ travel patterns for children’s heart surgery services
News : BBC: Measles outbreak prompts jab plea
News : RCM: Midwives fear for safety of maternity care on Welsh midwife numbers drop
News : Tommy's: Test for pre-eclampsia developed
News : HSJ: International index finds UK obesity growing
News : DH: You're Welcome quality criteria: making health services young people friendly (news)
News : BBC: Why fathers have post-natal depression
News : CWDC: Sorting safer recruitment
News : DH: Improving health services for vulnerable children and young people
News : NHS Choices: Lack of sleep and child obesity
Event : NHS Choices: Games consoles 'cause arthritis' claim
News : Community Care: Unison warning over funding cuts for child asylum seekers
News : BBC: Poverty link to starting periods younger
News : NHS Choices: 'Master switch gene for obesity'
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 23 - 29 May 2011
News : NHS Choices: Energy drinks 'not good for children'
News : NT: Child paracetamol prescribing not to recommendations
News : RCM: Danger of early labour targeted by new study
News : BBC: Proposal to give newborns TB jab
News : BBC: Calls for Strep B tests for pregnant women
News : The Independent: Babies at risk as girls fail to get enough iodine
News : BBC: Cystic fibrosis research 'delay'
News : NT: NMC to bring education quality monitoring 'in house'
News : New children's paracetamol limits
News : NHS Choices: Mobile phones 'a possible carcinogen'
News : NHS Choices: What factor sunscreen?
News : BBC: TB vaccination for all London newborns proposed
News : NHS Choices: Epilepsy drugs 'raise birth defect risk'
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 30 May - 5 June 2011
News : The Telegraph: Rich children 'have superior vocabularies by age of five'
News : BBC: Hospital in baby car seat trials
News : NHS Choices: Concern over iodine levels in girls
News : Healthfinder: Study ranks mental health as young people's top health problem
News : Community Care: Rethink on children's home contract after sector anger
News : Community Care: Children's homes urged to prove their benefits
News : NHS Choices: Nicotine 'obesity drug' needs more study
News : NHS Choices: Experts predict meningitis B vaccine
News : Baby Friendly News
News : BBC: Drinks firm Diageo funds pregnancy health initiative
News : Guardian: Comfort or conflict: Earlier Down syndrome test
News : Children, Families and Maternity e-Bulletin June 2011
News : NHS Choices: Do childhood pets affect allergy risk?
News : Barnardo's: Child victims of sexual exploitation ‘failed by the system'
News : HPA: STIs drop for first time in a decade while testing and chlamydia screening rise
News : Healthy Weight for Children Hub e-Newsletter June 2011
Website : YPF: Major re-vamp of the Young People in Focus website
News : NHS Choices: HPV vaccine results do not apply to UK
News : NHS Choices: Teen drinking linked to parents' habits
News : NHS Choices: Mother's sleeping position and risk of stillbirth
News : NT: Sleeping on left side may reduce risk of still birth
News : AFC: The true face of young carers and the diminishing support for them
News : BBC: Cerebral palsy families call for better NHS treatment
News : CAPT: CAPT Survey shows child safety not automatic
News : BBC: NHS patient to receive revolutionary asthma treatment
News : BBC: Cystic Fibrosis drug offers fresh hope to sufferers
News : Community Care: Sex offender misunderstanding puts children at risk
News : RCPCH publishes position statement on breastfeeding
News : RCPCH - New campaign asks parents to be brain tumour aware
News : DPPI: Two thirds disabled parents dissatisfied with parenting support
News : NHS Choices: Diet, lifestyle and long-term weight gain
News : Community Care: All young offenders 'should be given looked-after status'
News : BBC: MMR vaccination call after Ceredigion measles outbreak
News : BBC: MMR vaccine rate increase prompts measles warning
News : BBC: Scottish health boards 'complacent' over asthma care
News : NOO Knowledge Update: 20 - 26 June 2011
News : CLG: Community Budgets to be rolled out countrywide
News : MoJ: Clarke: plans outlined to reduce reoffending
News : DH: £1 million boost for health and wellbeing boards
News : NT: Childhood asthma linked to small foetus size
Report : NHS Choices: Are sweets 'good for kids'?
News : NHS Choices: Babies 'detect emotion in voices'
News : BBC: 500,000 overweight children 'at risk of liver disease'
News : NHS Choices: Mobile phones 'unlikely to cause brain tumours'
News : NHS Choices: Research into IVF embryos
News : DfE: Government sets out reform of early learning and children’s centres
News : NHS Choices: Alcohol 'may damage a baby's DNA'
News : Community Care: Children's commissioner to investigate sexual exploitation
News : NHS Choices: Major new exercise guidelines announced
News : NT: Fears health visitor supply could soon outstrip demand
News : RCM: Student midwives to get drugs training
News : NHS Choices: Smoking in pregnancy link to birth defects
News : Community Care: Child protection assessment deadlines to go by end of year
News : Baby Friendly News: Three new university courses achieve Baby Friendly status
News : RCM: Disparity between midwife numbers and birth rate demands increases
News : RCM: Perinatal and maternal data collection remains vital
News : NHS Choices: Asthma 'linked to premature babies'
News : BBC: School sun care policy 'must change'
News : RCOG: e-LfH / RCOG / RCM / NMC electronic fetal monitoring (eFM) project update
News : BBC: Binge drinking 'can damage memory skills' in teen girls
News : BMJ: Women at low risk of complications should be able to have all their antenatal care in midwife led units, says college
News : UK Screening Portal: New process for ordering the English antenatal and newborn booklets
News : RCM: More midwives needed as birthrate rockets
News : AFC: Survey launched to establish short breaks facts – Northumberland parents’ views sought
News : CommunityCare: Half of all children in homes placed out of area
News : HSJ: MPs urged to step in over children's heart unit closure
News : NHS Choices: Passive smoking 'linked' to hearing loss in teens
News : CRIN: Call to protect children from harmful and unnecessary institutionalisation
News : NMC: Midwife teachers play ‘unique role’ in ensuring newly qualified midwives are fit for practice - independent report finds
News : BBC: Fears raised over teenage diets
News : NHS Choices: Study on nicotine patches in pregnancy
News : NHS Choices: 'Stressed baby' story needs more study
News : BBC: Bubble baby syndrome risks for children of cousin marriage
News : Community Care: First tri-borough children's services director
News : Community Care: Removing assessment targets may hit child protection funding
News : RCM: New maternity role improving quality of care for Scottish mothers
News : RCM: Most pregnant mothers back routine domestic violence questioning, reveals survey
News : RCM: Maternity REACTS
News : ADA: Parenting style impacts type 1 diabetes control in children, adolescents
News : Reuters Health: Childhood pets linked to lower allergy risk
News : BBC: Substandard care linked to maternal deaths in London
News : The Independent: 31 SureStart centres close
News : BBC: Fewer teenagers drinking alcohol
News : CommunityCare: Social pedagogues fail to improve outcomes in children's homes
News : ePolitix: 'Social media can blur the boundaries'
News : Guardian Online: Children's eating disorder figures cause alarm
News : Guardian Online: Deprived parts of England will lose out under health reforms
News : C4EO: Request for practice examples: adoption/fostering
News : RCM: Midwife film goes global
News : BBC: Models 'not to blame' for eating disorders in children
News : NHS Choices: Unplanned babies' learning examined
News : NHS Choices: Mixed opinions on fast food labels
News : False Economy: More than 2,000 charities and community groups face cuts
News : Community Care: Council set to close children's homes
News : DH: A stronger voice for patients
News : Nursing Times: New health visitor task force will be a 'critical friend' to the government
News : NHS Choices: Do pylons cause asthma in babies?
News : BMJ: The wrong way to highlight problems in maternity care
Media : BBC: Leeds to become first breastfeeding friendly city
News : BBC: Baby heart defect test 'could save lives'
News : NELM: FDA drug safety communication: Long-term, high-dose use of fluconazole during pregnancy may be associated with birth defects
News : Children's Society: Sexual Health Project receives Department of Health Funding
News : C4EO: Early Years sector-led quality improvement programme - April 2011 - March 2013
News : tac: Improving children and their families lives through a new e-learning programme at Coventry University
News : Children, Families and Maternity e-Bulletin August 2011
News : NHS Choices: Some foods 'too high in salt for babies'
News : NHS Choices: Simple test finds baby heart defects
News : AFC: Children's charity ‘Graffitis' Belfast to combat neglect
News : AFC: Youth service teach Halton how to cook up a storm
News : C4EO: Call for "Emerging Practice" examples
News : ICPCN: Children's Voices for World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2011
News : BBC: Campaign to widen midwife recruitment in Wales
News : Community Care: Measures to tackle Cafcass family courts backlog ditched
News : Children's Society: Leading charities call for government action for disabled children
News : Welsh Government: Deputy Minister determined to put Families First
News : BBC: Persistent depression risk 'doubles' in abused children
News : BBC: 'Cot death risk' to small babies
News : CommunityCare: Lack of parenting support funds fuels riots debate
News : BBC: Parents 'need baby food cookery classes'
News : BBC: Call to tackle 'rickets comeback'
News : RCM: Tackling obesity in pregnancy saves money in long run say midwives
News : BMJ: Anorexia in young children: press coverage was flawed
News : BBC: Why do so many mums stop breastfeeding?
News : NHS diabetes paediatric newsletter – August edition
News : The Independent: How maternity wards cash in on mothers
News : BBC: Children aged four in Wales' A&Es for drink and drugs
News : Guardian: Teens are left to their own devices as council axes all youth services
News : BBC: Dr Spock's Baby and Child Care at 65
News : UK Screening: Antenatal and newborn eLearning module and animated timeline updated
News : BBC: Big response to children's heart surgery consultation
News : BMJ: Drinks industry is using social networking to promote alcohol to young people, report warns
News : DH: New health visitor taskforce
News : CommunityCare: Number of short breaks more than doubles in three years
News : TCT: Grants for small organisations to support disabled children and their families
News : NHS Choices: Gene therapy treats immune disease
News : NHS Choices: Sibling risk of autism examined
News : UKNSC: Screening Matters Issue 3, July - August 2011
News : YPF: Young People in Focus (YPF) has ceased trading
News : NHS Choices: Doctors should have more maternity training
News : Community Care: Pressure mounts on ministers to save Youth Justice Board
News : Guardian: Middle class flock to private antenatal care as cuts bite
News : DfE: Government announces £6 million for children in care and families who need extra support
News : BBC: North Yorkshire NHS trust bans elective Caesareans
News : RCOG: Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring (eFM) launch - 13 September
News : Children's Society: Young carers and their disabled parents set to lose out on thousands of pounds
News : BBC: US stroke rates 'rising in young'
News : DH: Government prioritises children’s oral health in new dental contract trials
News : Home Office: Would you spot abuse?
News : ERIC: Helpline is now open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
News : King's Fund: Health and Wellbeing Boards bulletin
News : RCGP: Sensory and learning disability access awareness sessions for GP practices
News : BBC: Why spotting the best acne treatment is a pain
News : Barnardo's: Cut Them Free – Barnardo’s Scotland asks local supporters to join the battle against child sexual exploitation
News : The Children's Society: 6,000 children will be left to fend for themselves in the legal aid cuts
News : CYPN: Government's riot prevention legislation would infringe children's rights
News : Home Office: Community action against crime: innovation fund
News : DH: Nurses and midwives urged to get the seasonal flu vaccine
News : BBC: Women could be given right to choose Caesarean birth
News : NHS Choices: Research into blood test for premature birth
News : NHS Choices: Pregnancy food allergy claims unfounded
News : NHS Choices: Study examines mortality in bereaved parents
News : NHS Choices: Ibuprofen may ‘raise miscarriage risk’
News : Community Care: Register of restorative justice experts is launched
News : BBC: Our children need time not stuff
News : CommunityCare: LSCB good practice not dependent on resources, says Ofsted
News : The Independent: Midwife shortage 'dangerously high'
News : BBC: Why your child's care should be moved
News : Gingerbread: Thousands of children may go without vital money as a result of child maintenance reforms
News : BBC: Low-fat yoghurt 'child asthma risk' during pregnancy
News : CommunityCare: Parent Infant Projects to help parents bond with babies
News : DfE: Parents to be given new freedoms to run their local children's centres
News : Barnardo's: Family intervention projects halve anti-social behaviour
News : AfC: Children's centre invites local dads to sign up for breastfeeding classes
News : DfE: Government trials parenting classes for all parents of children under five
News : DfE: Funding for deprived pupils set to double
News : HPA: As students return to university HPA reminds of meningitis and measles risk
News : RCM: Wales needs more midwives says RCM
News : Community Care: DWP - 70,000 more families with disabled children to be hit by benefit cuts
News : The Tavistock & Portman: International Training School for Infancy and Early Years coming soon
News : The Children's Society: Events, website to support black and minority ethnic carers and families
News : DfE: 20 pathfinders to test out proposals in the special educational needs and disabilities Green Paper
News : DfE: £50 million to help pupils get ready for secondary school
News : NICE: Fighting food allergies among schoolchildren
News : BBC: Risks of overeating when pregnant
Report : BBC: Maternity map: births to midwives
News : RCM: Petition for more midwives almost on track for 100,000 signatures
News : RCM: Umbilical cord blood collection 'poses risks'
News : BBC: Gastric band weight loss ops on the rise for under-25s
News : Community Care: CAMHS cuts see younger children miss out on support
News : SEN: Disability and deaf arts festival announced
News : NHS Choices: Video games 'blur reality', claims newspaper
News : BBC: More scans recommended for unborn twins and triplets
News : CommunityCare: Spending on child death reviews set to double
News : DH: Seasonal flu immunisation programme 2011/12 – Viroflu® vaccine and risk of fever in children under 5 years
News : RCN: Apply now for bursaries and scholarships
News : BBC: The debate over closing child heart surgery units
News : RCOG/RCM statement on cord blood collection and banking
News : NHS Choices: Teenagers influenced by smoking in movies
News : Community Care: Disabled children's services see spending increases
News : Community Care: Asylum-seeking children and family support suffer most cuts
News : NAS: NAS urges Government not to isolate those with disabilities
News : BBC: Charge for non-medical Caesarean
News : RCM: Senior midwives face falling budgets and staff cuts despite massive midwife shortage
News : BBC: Antenatal advice 'perpetuates C-section myths'
News : Howard League: More than 17,000 children are separated from their mother every year through imprisonment
News : King's Fund: Health and Wellbeing Boards bulletin - Sep 2011
News : Midwives Magazine: The maternity maze
News : NHS Choices: Postnatal depression 'often unreported'
News : Ofsted: Children's centres self-evaluation form guidance
News : BBC: North Wales child 'health inequalities' worry - report
News : Community Care: 30,000 more disabled children in poverty than previously thought
News : RCGP: Colleges join forces to improve maternal care
News : Indicators: The official newsletter of the International Society for Child Indicators (October 2011)
News : HIW: Local Safeguarding Children Boards are not demonstrating their impact on children's lives
News : NOO: Evidence on a page
News : NHS Choices: Tanning 'damages deep skin layers'
News : Action for Children: Parents cook up money-saving plans in Doncaster
News : DH: £20 million to knock down mental health stigma
News : DfE: Prime Minister welcomes progress on tackling commercialisation and sexualisation of childhood but says more must be done
News : LDT: Campaign for good postural care launched
News : Number 10: New troubled families team
News : BBC: 'Eat less, exercise more', says government on obesity
News : RCOG TOG release: Reasons why women request caesarean sections need to be explored more by clinicians
News : BBC: Obesity 'worse for teen girls' blood pressure'
Method : Public Services by Design: Transforming public services through expert mentoring
News : NHS Choices: Birthweight link to autism not clear
News : NHS Choices: Scare over miscarriage scans unjustified
News : NHS Choices: Researchers examine 'fertility switch'
News : ABA: Anti-bullying week 2011
News : BBC: Let's talk about alcohol - the new birds and the bees
News : BBC: Parents 'should approve skin piercings for under-16s'
News : Imperial College: Premature babies at risk of ill health in later life, research suggests
News : BBC: IQ 'can change in teenage years'
News : CommunityCare: LSCB's to be reminded of duty to publish SCRs in full
News : CommunityCare: Government still undecided on early intervention duty
News : NT: Health minister 'disappointed' over falling health visitor numbers
News : DC&LG: Eric Pickles: It's time to stop leaving problem families in crisis
News : NHS Choices: Pregnant women advised to get flu jab
News : NHS Choices: Facebook and brain changes
News : NHS Choices: Mobiles 'don't increase brain cancer risk'
News : NMC: NMC welcomes House of Lords recommendation for language testing of EU trained nurses and midwives
News : Community Care: Disability groups merge to form largest user-led charity
News : Guardian: Unicef criticises Britain for jailing children over riots
News : DH: Children and teenagers to benefit from successful adult mental health therapy
News : NHS Choices: Labour induction methods compare favourably
News : NHS Choices: Do fizzy drinks make teens violent?
News : NHS Choices: BPA chemical studied for behaviour changes
News : JFHC: Risks of child gastric bands may be greater than rewards
News : BBC: CDC panel recommends HPV shot for boys
News : CommunityCare: Social workers underestimate the 'fragility' of babies
News : RCN: Calls for adequate staffing levels for children’s nurses
News : DH: National Child Measurement Programme – publication of legal Directions
News : CRIN: Breakthrough towards banning smacking
News : Healthy Weight for Children Hub e-Newsletter October 2011
News : BBC: Hospital patients 'still at risk'
News : BMJ: Too few hospitals belong to children’s surgical networks, says inquiry
News : BBC: Children claim alcohol intake of 28 units a week
News : DfE: Government launches the Adopters' Charter
News : BBC: Sheffield hospital plans teenager gastric balloon trial
News : NHS Choices: New caesarean guidelines put forward
News : LDT: Disability charities to merge
News : DfE: Savings accounts for all children in long term care
News : AfC: Adoptive parents from minority groups needed now more than ever, says national children's charity
News : DH: All children really want this Christmas is their parents to quit smoking
News : BBC: Progeria may be treated by drug, researchers say
News : AfC: ‘Tiny Teachers’ help tackle bullying in Scottish schools
News : Barnardo's: Scandal of Britons who have given up on children
News : RCM: Hospital employs 20 new midwives
News : BBC: How psoriasis can damage young people's quality of life
News : BBC: Diabetes breath test trials on Oxfordshire children
News : NHS Choices: Do big babies turn into obese kids?
News : UoY: York study will track health and wellbeing of children and adults
News : NAS: Media response: adoption and autism
News : BBC: Clock change 'stops outdoor play'
News : BBC: Pre-eclampsia predicted using test during pregnancy
News : BBC: Sexual health experts warn of new syphilis threat
News : BMJ: Number of children admitted to hospital with viral disease rose markedly last year
News : UKNSC: Screening Matters Issue 4
News : RCM: Fewer women are giving birth at home
News : RCM: New study on how midwives cope with trauma
News : RCM: Food safety worries parents-to-be
News : b-eat: Survey shows increase in link between bullying and eating disorders
News : NHS Choices: Brain study suggests autism starts in the womb
News : NHS Choices: Mobile phones risk discussed
News : BBC: Should new dads sleep in hospitals? (video)
News : Guardian: 124 Sure Start centres have closed since coalition took power
News : RCM: Improvement needed in community maternity services - new survey reveals women on lower incomes getting poor deal from maternity services
News : Community Care: Councils fail to keep figures on missing children in care
News : BBC: Delay cord clamping for baby health, say experts
News : NHS Choices: Childhood IQ 'linked to adult drug use'
News : Community Care: Most social workers threatened in past six months
News : BMJ: UK government disbands advisory group on obesity
News : DH: Further advice needed on vaccinating healthy children against flu
News : CommunityCare: DH and DfE integrate health reforms with Munro
News : BBC: Call for mandatory PE tests alongside maths and reading
News : CommunityCare: Social workers urged to forge closer links with Sure Start
News : CommunityCare: All young offenders 'should be given looked-after status'
News : JRF: How do we know there are Children in Need?
News : NHS Choices: Study looks at self-harm in young people
News : NHS Choices: Do computer games mess with kids' minds?
Report : NHS Choices: Doctors call for ban on smoking in cars
News : NHS Choices: Child paracetamol dosages updated
News : Community Care: Government orders 'rapid review' of adoption
News : NHS Choices: 'On demand caesareans' recommended on the NHS
News : BBC VIDEO: Woman's experience of requesting Caesarean
News : DH: Personal health budgets update – October 2011
News : CommunityCare: Council fined for child protection botch
News : CommunityCare: Sexual exploitation action plan includes extra training for workers
News : The Lancet: The Male circumcision debate flares in the USA
News : The Telegraph: Children allowed to be picky eaters develop allergies
News : NHS Choices: Births at home or in hospital: risks explained
News : NHS Choices: Risk from chemical in canned soup overstated
News : BBC: Scottish nursing and midwife jobs decrease
News : Barnardo's: More than one child a day in Scotland admitted to hospital as a result of self-harming
News : CYPN: Early intervention could be key theme of next spending review, Cameron indicates
News : King's Fund: Health and Wellbeing Boards bulletin - Nov 2011
News : BBC: WHO issues Europe measles warning
News : NOO: NOO News, December 2011
News : NHS Choices: Coffee shop caffeine: pregnancy health risk?
Event : Time to Change Children and Young People's Programme workshop
News : BBC: Northern Ireland teenagers' tooth decay levels among worst in Europe
News : Community Care: Government launches missing children strategy
News : CYPN: YJB to issue National Insurance advice to young offenders
News : BBC: NHS deal for private midwife firm
News : RCM: Caesarean section rate still too high, says RCM responding to new maternity figures
News : BMJ: Child health is under threat from NHS reforms, says report
News : BMJ: Childhood obesity can be prevented, says Cochrane
Media : Unravelling Eve: postpartum psychosis (BBC radio 4 programme)
News : RCM: First private company to win maternity care contract
News : RCM: Call for alcohol warnings for pregnant women
News : BBC: Children's Hospital for Wales: £63.8m expansion backed
News : CYPN: Schools struggle to tackle truancy as education welfare services decline
News : BBC: Age of criminal responsibility 'too low', experts say
News : NHS Choices: Chronic fatigue syndrome 'cause of school absence'
News : BBC: Obesity rising slightly in primary school leavers in England
News : BBC: Troubleshooters to be sent in to help problem families
News : 10 Downing Street: Tackling troubled families: new plans unveiled
News : BBC: Child penicillin doses should be reviewed, say experts
News : BBC: A quarter of young women 'have had sex under age'
News : CommunityCare: Government rejects Munro early intervention duty
News : UKNSC: Recommendations on screening for alcohol problems, child hypertension, familial hypercholesterolaemia, fragile X, hepatitis C in pregnancy, postnatal depression, pre-eclampsia and toxoplasmosis
News : DH: Children, Families and Maternity (CFM) bulletin December 2011
News : BBC: Food firms 'market to children online'
News : NHS: Do children’s Christmas toys pose a hearing risk?
News : NHS Choices: Loud music 'changes the way alcohol tastes'
News : NHS Choices: Call to boost child penicillin doses
News : King's Fund: Health and Wellbeing Boards bulletin - Dec 2011
News : NHS Choices: Can the sun stop chickenpox?
News : DH: New public health system takes shape as more details published
News : Screening Matters Issue 5
News : BBC: Healthy food plan for families
News : BBC: Sexual health teams 'should offer alcohol advice'
News : UNICEF UK: Statement on vitamin D supplementation for breastfed babies
News : NHS Choices: 2011's best health news
News : DH: Children and young people's mental health - recent developments
News : NHS Choices: Exercise 'may boost school performance
News : JFHC: Midwives have “grey” concerns
News : NiP: UK universities 'struggle' to recruit midwife teachers
News : NiP: Trainee health visitor numbers on the up
News : BBC: Hypothermia warning for young drinkers
News : RCOG: Key issues in sexual health explored in free public talk
Dataset : Approval of Maternity and Children's Dataset
News : Community Care: Ministers order first official study into adoption breakdown
News : NHS Choices: Does maternal diet raise diabetes risk?
News : Barnardo's: Barnardo's reveals desperate need of older children in care
News : The Scotsman: Call to give pregnant women the chance to visit maternity ward
News : DH: Government accepts new recommendations from NHS Future Forum
Presentation : 2011 Baby Friendly Conference: Speakers' presentations
News : HPA: New guidelines to control group A streptococcal (GAS) infections in UK hospitals launched
News : CYPN: Distribution of early intervention grant sparks concerns
News : BMJ: Appeal court will rule on children’s heart surgery at London’s Royal Brompton Hospital
News : NDCS: New guide seeks to ease deaf teenagers’ move to adult services
News : NHS Choices: Breastfed babies cry more than formula fed babies
News : CYPN: Discontent widespread among children, study shows
News : BBC: Guidelines on preschool food from School Food Trust
News : BBC: Speech services cuts 'leave children struggling'
News : Community Care: Going into care early reduces risk of offending, study finds
News : NHS Choices: Confusing claims over internet addiction
News : LE: Maternity company One-to-one says home births now account for up to 40% of its Wirral patients
News : Tommy's: New book launched: Having a premature baby
News : Barnardo's: Little is happening to protect child sex victims
News : Barnardo's: Barnardo’s Scotland reveals desperate need of older children in care
News : BBC: Meningitis jab ‘protection hope’
News : BMJ: Traditional birth attendants are an effective resource
News : NeLM: Data from long-term follow up of CAP trial evaluating neonatal caffeine therapy for apnoea of prematurity published
News : NIHR: Incentives for breastfeeding and smoking cessation
News : UKNSC: Leaflet translations now more accessible
News : CommunityCare: Half of social workers feel 'powerless' to stop neglect
News : UKNSC: CHT screening in preterm infants
News : ACT: New module - Management of the palliative care of the child with life-limiting disease
News : ACT: Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in Childhood Bereavement
News : NiP: NHS Future Forum slams 'inconsistent' nurse training
News : NiP: NMC forced to withdraw 'unlawful' sanction guidance
News : DH: Helping people live healthier lives: the future for public health
News : CYPN: Duke of Edinburgh scheme keen to involve more children with additional needs
News : BMJ: Editorial sparks debate over when Canadian parents should be told the sex of an unborn child
News : Telegraph: Vitamin D deficiency in UK a 'major problem'
News : BBC: Sink taps source of infection that killed three babies
News : NIHR: NIHR funds research projects to tackle obesity in children and adults
News : GMC: New guidance prevents doctors being ‘gagged’ and says they must raise concerns about patient safety
News : DWP: Putting children first – £20 million to help separating families
News : NMC welcomes strategic review
News : NHS Choices: Medical chief highlights importance of vitamin D
News : NHS Choices: Autism detected in brains of six-month-old infants
News : NT: 20% of pregnant women 'rely on internet' for antenatal information
News : Community Care: Ofsted to give no notice on child protection inspections
News : BBC: Scottish stillbirth rate lowest on record
News : NIHR: Children show protected immunity from pandemic flu vaccine one year later
News : BBC: East Yorkshire's only natural birth centre to remain closed
News : DH: Amendments to Health and Social Care Bill published
News : YoungMinds: The need for Regional Youth Boards
News : King's Fund: Health and Wellbeing Boards bulletin - Jan 2012
News : RCM: New partnership to help with weight issues
News : BBC: How we can help children improve their health
News : Justice: Major overhaul to reform family justice system
News : MoJ: Major reforms to family justice system
News : DH: Dangers of vitamin D deficiency highlighted
News : BBC: 'Care needed' in child custody law change
News : NHS Choices: Diabetes 'increases birth defect risk'
News : BBC: Welsh government targets smoking in cars when children present
News : BBC: NHS nappy sack safety campaign goes national
News : NIHR: New service helps teenagers terrified of the dentist
News : NIHR: Launch of clinical trials online resource Healthtalkonline and Youthhealthtalk
News : Indicators: The official newsletter of the International Society for Child Indicators (February 2012)
News : CLS: More than one in four UK children facing multiple risks to development
News : RCM: Prime minister under fire for ‘broken promise’
News : RCM: Midwife-led birthing centre to close
News : RCM: Pilot stage of trauma study completed
News : RCM: US home births on the up
News : BJOG: Severe post partum haemorrhage less likely with a planned caesarean section, finds study
News : GI: U.S. teen pregnancy rate at lowest level in nearly 40 years
News : BBC: School children offered contraceptive implants
News : BBC: IVF clinics told to cut multiple births to 10%
News : BBC: Welsh assembly hold inquiry into neonatal baby care
News : JNN: Babies are dying needlessly in the UK through ignorance and unavailability of tests routinely offered in other western countries
News : RCM: Wellbeing of Women entry level scholarships
News : DH: Department seeks partners for reaching young people
News : IAPT: Children and Young People’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Project – Launch of offer for 2012-13
News : NHS Choices: Does moving house damage child health?
News : NHS Choices: Spoon-feeding compared with 'baby-led' weaning
News : NHS Choices: Chemo during pregnancy likely to be safe
News : NHS Choices: Breastfed babies 'less angry as adults'
News : BBC: Does outdoor play help keep the doctor away?
News : Community Care: Record child referrals push social workers to breaking point
News : BBC: 'Failures' over toddler's death
News : CommunityCare: Councils fined after failing to keep sensitive children's data safe
News : UoS: New devices could hold key to predicting premature births
News : RCN calls for sustained investment in school nursing
News : NiP: Daily stints in front of the TV linked to child asthma risk
News : BBC: Newsbeat's Booze Calculator
News : NiP: UK black women have double the risk of pregnancy complications
News : BBC: 'Fewer crisps for healthy teenagers but some skip meals'
News : AFC: Largest ever study into adolescent depression
News : DH: Children, Families and Maternity e-bulletin February 2012
News : BBC: More pregnant women in northern England smoke
News : ACT: East of England Neuromuscular Care Advisors
News : EMA: European Medicines Agency concludes review of dose recommendations for anti-tuberculosis medicines used in children
News : NHS Choices: Pregnant women with dogs walk more
News : NHS Choices: Sweet breakfast cereals 'too sugary for kids'
News : Daily Record: Doctors vow to cut sad toll of 300 babies stillborn every year as mums reveal agony
News : Guardian: What Britain could learn from Denmark's childcare model
News : Mumsnet: Childhood and parenting in today's Britain
News : NHS Choices: Weight loss advice 'ignores body changes'
News : BBC: Home treadmill burns risk warning from Swansea and Birmingham surgeons
News : BBC: Young carers need more support, says Tyneside teenager
News : NiP: Alcohol film images link to teen binge drinking
News : YoungMinds: Charities appeal to young people not to suffer self-harm in silence
News : NHS Choices: New clues to fighting baby muscle disease?
News : DH: Too many young people “suffering in silence” with mental health problems
News : NHS Choices: Wii fitness games 'no health boost'
News : CYPN: Suicide teenager failed by health trust's 'shambolic' communications
News : Relate: Counselling charity Relate sees increase in mental health issues amongst young clients
News : Guardian: How I managed to stop self-injuring and get on with my life
News : BBC: Calls for a return to 1950s-style maternity care
News : RCM: Increased conception rate underlines need for more midwives
News : UKNSC: Screening Matters Issue 6
News : NHS Choices: Babies born early 'at higher risk of illness'
News : BBC: Campaigners call for compulsory drug and alcohol education
News : NHS Choices: Is ice cream really 'addictive like drugs'?
News : Tommy's: Trying to quit? Take part in a UCL study of online tools for quitting smoking in pregnancy
News : BBC: Parents back pre-watershed junk food advertising ban
News : BBC: Fewer premature births after smoking ban in Scotland
News : BBC: Councils to be paid to improve parenting skills
News : BBC: 'Child behaviour link' to snoring
News : HPA: A measles outbreak is continuing on Merseyside
News : The Independent: Warning that health reforms could increase cot deaths
News : DH: Enthusiasm and challenges
News : NHS Choices: Premature births 'fell 10% after smoking ban'
News : NHS Choices: Can exercise change your DNA?
News : C4EO: Call for Emerging Practice Examples: Young People's Services
News : DfE: Joint ministerial message from Sarah Teather and Paul Burstow to local authority teenage pregnancy leads and wider stakeholders
News : NHS Choices: Inhalers 'linked to child health problems'
News : NDCS: BME families of deaf children in Edinburgh and Lothian’s to get help
News : NIHR HTA: Incentives for breastfeeding and smoking cessation
News : DH: New health maps to drive children's health improvements
News : BBC: Child alcohol awareness 'higher than for some foods'
News : NIHR: Study shows that womb rupture is rarer than previously thought
News : NiP: Worrying trend of baby 'swaddling' on the rise
News : RCM: Midwife shortage can leave women feeling unsupported on breastfeeding
News : BBC: Call for pre-watershed ban on junk food advertising
News : BBC: Cot deaths advice 'did not reach deprived areas'
News : CommunityCare: Wales faces radical shake-up of social work regulation
News : DH: Regulation of foods for young children to be simplified
News : DH: Update on the current and future maternity workforce
News : RCN: Tight swaddling causes hip problems
News : NHS Choices: Baby feeding times and IQ: link uncertain
News : NHS Choices: Does our time in the womb make us fat?
News : Community Care: County to privatise child mental health services
News : The Guardian: Devon NHS children's services set for privatisation
News : CELCIS: More infant mental health services needed
News : NHS Choices: Child back pain 'linked to school bags'
News : NHS Choices: Birth pain relief options compared
News : DH: Palliative care pilot sites announced
News : DH: Forty children’s hospices to benefit from grant
News : JFHC: Majority of young parents want courses on raising kids
News : BBC: New tech helps kids with diabetes
News : NPSA: Harm from flushing of naso gastric tubes before confirmation of placement
News : NHS Choices: Heart-related collapses like Muamba's are rare
News : DH: Immunisation against infectious disease - The Green Book - 2006 updated
News : RCM: Drama and serious computer gaming for midwives
News : DH: Public Health Responsibility Deal launches new alcohol pledge
News : FI: Fatherhood Institute tells Britain’s schools and nurseries: it’s time to ‘dad up’!
News : Home Office: Ambitious plans to turn the tide on irresponsible drinking
News : Alcohol Concern: Spend more of £2 billion health budget on alcohol – or new drinks strategy will struggle
News : DH: Public Health Responsibility Deal announces new food pledge
News : NHS Choices: Ban on cheap booze 'to cut binge drinking'
News : NHS Choices: Some pizzas 'saltier than the sea'
News : BBC: Cleft lip research launched in UK
News : NT: £200,000 funding for childhood continence project
News : Family Policy Digest March 2012
News : NIHR: New study to assess new treatments for epilepsy
News : NICE: 123 new quality standards announced
News : DH: Health and Social Care Bill gains Royal Assent
News : Guardian: Free parenting classes for families with under-fives
News : BMJ: European researchers are urged to do more trials in children, conference hears
News : DCLG: Troubled Families: top 10 areas are on board as Government is ready to go
News : TIN: Include us in new disability plan, young people tell Government
News : UKNSPC: Changes to the current policy for CHT screening in preterm infants - education and training resources available
News : Prince's Trust xl club speaks out against smoking
News : BBC: NHS North Yorkshire and York reduces spending on child mental health
News : ATL: A third of education staff have dealt with physical violence from pupils in this school year, with parents failing to back schools - ATL
News : BBC: TV ad shows danger of 'invisible secondhand smoke'
News : BBC: Charity calls for clarity over child cardiac services review
News : DH: Campaign warns of dangers of secondhand smoke
News : DH: New major trauma centres to save up to 600 lives every year
News : The Guardian: Do we need parenting classes?
News : DH: Latest topics referred to NICE: March 2012
News : NHS Choices: Early days for 'thyme acne treatment'
News : JHFC: Smoke free homes pilot a success
News : NHS Choices: Baby obesity research: no need to panic
News : NHS Choices: Fast food 'linked to depression'
News : CYPN: Young people reluctant to access GP health advice
News : NHS Choices: Pessary possibly postpones prematurity
News : BBC: Janet Balaskas: campaigner for active birth movement
News : RCOG release: Revised guidelines on shoulder dystocia emphasise the need for training for all maternity staff
News : CRIN: X-ray pilot for child asylum-seekers sparks outrage
News : HO: 'Sarah's Law' protects more than 200 children in first year
News : HO: CEOP head speaks out on child protection
News : CYPN: Less than 10 per cent of child sex offences result in conviction
News : DH: Duncan Selbie confirmed as Chief Executive Designate of Public Health England
News : Uni of York: Recent parents and NHS staff urged to make their voices heard
News : BBC: Obesity and diabetes link to child disorders
News : BBC: Newborn screening to be expanded in pilot study
News : BMJ: Study identifies behaviours in young children that might prevent obesity
News : Ofsted: Early years: April 2012
News : The Guardian: NHS failings that left babies with brain damage set to cost £235m
News : NHS Choices: Study 'links autism to maternal obesity'
News : CYPN: Disadvantaged Scottish families less likely to access health visitor checks
News : BBC: Warmth 'gives babies pain relief' during vaccination
News : NiP: Teamwork 'crucial' to school sexual health success
News : BBC: Whooping cough baby deaths' link
News : NiP: Vitamin D 'does not enhance teen brainpower'
News : BBC: Doctors unite to combat obesity
News : CYPN: England charts highest child protection rise in the UK
News : NHS Choices: Sharp rise in whooping cough cases
News : C4EO: C4EO and Wave Trust are seeking new practice examples of evidence-based interventions at the earliest possible time
News : DH: A&E data sharing audit underway
News : DH: 430,000 babies to be screened for five extra rare conditions in newborn screening pilot
News : North Bristol NHS: Pioneering new programme launched in Bristol to protect babies
News : NiP: Brits underestimate sugar content of 'healthy' drinks
News : DfE: £500,000 scholarship scheme launched for SEN support staff
News : ERIC: eNews
News : CYPN: Young homeless people suffer increased mental and physical health problems
News : BBC: Early milk feeds 'benefits premature babies'
News : DH: Childhood primary immunisation rate at record levels
News : Action for Children: Child neglect law: The case for reform
News : BMJ: Prosecution of parents over baby’s death raises controversy over diagnosing child abuse
News : DH: Operational guidance for Child Measurement Programme published
News : DH: Health Secretary sets out objectives for NHS Commissioning Board Authority
News : NHS Choices: New drug 'stops common cold asthma deaths'
News : NHS Choices: Study says home births 'cost-effective'
News : BBC: NHS care is 'disjointed' say family of anorexia victim
News : BBC: Widen over-the-counter pill access, says NHS report
News : DH: Update on adults’ and children’s palliative care and funding for children’s hospices
News : HPA: Comprehensive review on mobile phone technologies finds no solid evidence of health effects
News : The Telegraph: Fathers 'just as likely to suffer postnatal depression'
News : CYPN: Young people to have role in shaping health services
News : CYPN: Hodgson attacks coalition's record on early intervention
News : NiP: Early puberty in girls raises risk of teen pregnancy
News : The Telegraph: Fears women could be forced to give birth without doctors: campaign group
News : RCOG: Not enough is known about prescription drug use in pregnancy, say experts
News : RCM: Births to stop at two midwife-led units
News : NT: RCM to launch online initiative to track maternity cuts
News : Mail Online: Magistrate attacks care system saying it 'criminalises children' by prosecuting for trivial matters
News : NHS Choices: Bullied children more likely to self-harm
News : NHS Choices: Mobile phone cancer link unproven, says HPA
News : BBC: Weight-loss surgery for children 'can change lives'
News : BBC: Behaviour units 'keep pupils out of jail'
News : NHS Choices: London 'has high rate of childbirth deaths'
News : DH: Deadline extended for comments on children and young people’s health outcomes
News : AFC: Make a difference to vulnerable families in Bristol
News : CYPN: Law change call for young defendants with communication problems
News : 4Children: Most local authorities failing to take child poverty seriously
News : CDC: CDC recruiting parents of disabled children for focus groups
News : EDCM: Personal Independence Payments must help disabled young people to establish independent living
News : Scope: Dad and Me
News : CYPN: Legal aid and sentencing bill receives Royal Assent
News : Community Care: Ombudsman raps councils over service failures for disabled girl
News : The Guardian: Early intervention is key to supporting troubled families
News : BBC: Overdue babies: 'Risks for those born after 42 weeks'
News : BBC: Measles on Merseyside: Outbreak reaches more than 200 cases
News : BBC: Scottish children 'shunning' fizzy drinks, says WHO study
News : BMJ: Fifteen million and rising—the number of premature births every year
News : BMJ: Childhood obesity increases blood pressure in adolescence, study shows
News : UKNSC: Screening Matters Issue 7
News : TSL: Charter launched for the care of life-limited and life-threatened children and their families
News : NHS Choices: ADHD 'more common in overdue children'
News : NHS Choices: PE lessons 'put girls off exercise'
News : CYPN: Charities warn against reduction in maternity leave
News : NDCS: Deaf Awareness Week
News : CYPN: 'Patchy' training on genital mutilation issues leaves girls at risk
News : BBC: North East young in alcohol warning
News : BBC: France's autism treatment 'shame'
News : The Guardian: Coalition to unveil family-friendly agenda in Queen's Speech
News : The Telegraph: More help for families to be unveiled in Queen's Speech
News : AAA: Legal right to educational support for disabled young people extended to 25 in Queen's Speech
News : The Independent: Come clean on child poverty failure, Alan Milburn tells Government
News : DH: Children and Families Bill to give families support when they need it most
News : BBC: Extreme breastfeeding: Should children be nursed for years?
News : BBC: Children in Hackney wait longest for adoption
News : BBC: Queen's Speech: Children and families feature
News : BBC: Steven Gerrard and Jamie Oliver call on PM to fight obesity
News : BBC: Induction cuts risk of babies dying, researchers say
News : BBC: Child deaths: Preventable infections 'the leading cause'
News : CYPN: Two fifths of new mums struggling to cope, says NSPCC
News : CYPN: New foster care placement needed every 22 minutes
News : CYPN: Family therapists warn against unaccredited practitioners
News : CYPN: Anti-smoking service targets young people in Wales
News : The Guardian: Children start dieting as young as 10
News : DfE: Ending the Ofsted annual Children's Services Assessment
News : BBC: 'The Trouble with Kane'
News : WCRF: Only a fifth of Britons getting their recommended '5 a day'
News : CYPN: Youth custody levels reach new low
News : CYPN: Services must protect older children to prevent sexual exploitation
Report : DfE: Sarah Teather and Tim Loughton write to stakeholders about the Children and Families Bill
News : DfE: Families to be given personal budgets for special educational needs support
News : The Telegraph: Child benefit plan will be a disaster, warns institute
News : DfE: Protecting children from commercialisation and sexualisation - next steps on Bailey
News : The Independent: IVF clinics accused of putting money before safety
News : The Telegraph: Parenting vouchers "might not benefit those who need it"
News : RCM: Survey shows women let down
News : NHS Choices: How common are repeat abortions?
News : The Guardian: Parents to control special education needs budgets
News : CYPN: Families win right to personal budgets for SEN support
News : BBC: Brain surgery boost for children with severe epilepsy
News : AFC: 'Tiny Teachers' help tackle bullying in Cardiff schools
News : NDCS: Campaign success: UK Government to change law on help for deaf children
News : CYPN: Luton praised for quality of youth justice work
News : DH: NHS Patient Feedback Challenge uses online crowdsourcing to collect ideas and support projects
News : CYPN: Kinship carers ‘overlooked’ because of adoption focus
News : NHS Choices: Can our mother's weight affect our adult health?
News : SEN: Milestone for NHS deaf screening programme for babies
News : DH: Government pledges support for women with postnatal depression and improvements to maternity care
News : The Guardian: Mothers to get 'named midwife' under plan to combat postnatal depression
News : Community Care: Reviewing officers say they are silenced by councils
News : Community Care: Social workers reject government's adoption reforms
News : 4Children: "Family life is vitally important to the country, and must be protected"
News : DH: Prime minister announces support for families
News : NHS Choices: Pregnancy: weight control cuts complications
News : DfE: Ending the Ofsted annual Children’s Services Assessment
News : The Telegraph: Failure to treat tens of thousands of mothers creating riots generation
News : CYPN: Government hails success of National Citizen Service scheme
News : NHS Choices: Email and text tips for mums and dads
News : SEN: Foster care "time bomb"
Media : DH: The power of information
News : DfE: Tim Loughton addresses Community Care Live
News : The Guardian: Child grooming: what social workers should know
News : BBC: Childhood 'screen time': warning over TV and computers
News : BBC: 'Concerns' over cardiac service at Yorkhill Sick Children's Hospital
News : NHS FASP: Now available: 11 condition leaflets for health professionals
News : Community Care: Social workers promised reduced information burden
News : Unicef UK: The great GP challenge
News : Home Office: Antisocial behaviour White Paper
Report : Pathways from crime: ten steps to a more effective approach for young adults in the criminal justice process
News : BBC: Birth weight among social mobility checks - Nick Clegg
News : DH: Start4Life partners Hollywood film to support healthier pregnancies
News : Community Care: Munro: adoption reforms may undermine my review
News : AFC: Experts gather in Edinburgh for country's first national inquiry into child neglect
News : Community Care: Knowledge gap puts social workers at risk of breaking law
News : BBC: C-section 'may double risk of childhood obesity'
News : DWP: Wage incentive for young disabled people announced
News : UK NSC: Recommendations on screening for Asymptomatic bacteriuria, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Cytomegalovirus and Rubella susceptibility
News : RCM: Smoking in pregnancy worryingly high say midwives
News : HO: Support for young victims of sexual violence and gangs
News : DfE: Tim Loughton at the Safe and Sound National Conference
News : BBC: Jamie Oliver says he has 'given up on politics'
News : NiP: Nursing Forum orders bi-annual nursing skill mix reviews
News : DH: Safeguarding girls at risk of female genital mutilation
News : Community Care: Social workers intervening earlier since Baby P case
News : Ofsted: Raising standards in foster care
News : BBC: School children need compulsory body image lessons, say MPs
News : BBC: Paul Burstow announces £60 million of funding for hospices
News : AYPH: Join the new GP Youth Health Champions Project
Report : Community Care: What difference has Munro made to frontline social work?
News : Scotsman: 2–year–olds to have mental health check
Media : BBC: Obese teens - should the state do more?
News : BBC: IVF 'higher risk of complication'
News : BBC: Pseudomonas families say lack of information added to grief
News : Community Care: Social workers need more understanding of most difficult youngsters post-Rochdale
News : NHS Choices: CT scans 'linked to brain cancer risk'
News : NHS Choices: Disney 'to ban junk food adverts'
News : CYPN: Government invites parents to run children's centres
News : Midwives: Women’s Institute to vote on midwife shortage
News : BBC: Repeat abortions are increasing
News : IPPR: Being NEET is no fun at all
News : NHS Commissioning Board: Proposed configuration and member practices for CCGs published
News : NSPCC: Calls about neglect to NSPCC double in two years
News : CIM: Parents want strong action to tackle inappropriate marketing to children, research shows
News : The Guardian: 'Three-parent babies' cure for illness raises ethical fear
News : BBC: Premature birth linked to worse mental health
News : RCM: More midwives animation launched
News : BBC: Scientists unveil extensive child cancer research data
News : CommunityCare: Safeguarding boards told to publish more child protection reviews
News : DH: Social Enterprise Investment Fund to reopen for applications
News : BBC: What caused the obesity crisis in the West?
News : HQIP: MBRRACE-UK appointed to conduct the National Maternal, Newborn and Infant Review Programme
News : BBC: MP Sarah Wollaston concerned children exploit alcohol loophole
News : BBC: Rapid rise in Scots children with bowel diseases
News : BBC: Salt content warning over children's meals
News : HPA: Vaccine uptake at all time high on Merseyside
News : NHS Choices: Body mass index 'may not reflect child obesity'
News : BBC: Parents warned over fake thermometers
News : BBC: Children with older fathers and grandfathers 'live longer'
News : NHS Choices: Fertility: underpants news is overblown
News : JRF: Relative #ukpoverty does not always fall in recessions
News : DfE: Bureaucracy axed to put vulnerable children first
News : NICE: Free British National Formulary smartphone app for NHS England
News : RCM: Breastfeeding Awareness Week, 24-30 June 2012
News : ESRC: Children, brain development and the criminal law
News : DH: Children’s Hospice and Hospice-at-Home Grant 2012/13
News : Best Beginnings: Neonatal Clinical Workshops
News : DH: Let’s get going this summer with Games4Life
News : DH: Children, Families and Maternity e-bulletin – June 2012
News : NiP: Dogs could help ward off asthma in infants
News : NHS Choices: Daily drinking in pregnancy 'not safe'
News : CaF: Free training from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation
News : BBC: Body confidence pack for parents backed by government
News : BBC: MPs to investigate deputy children's commissioner's claims
News : The Guardian: Spread of 'baby boxes' in Europe alarms United Nations
News : BBC: Three-person IVF 'is ethical' to treat mitochondrial disease
News : The Telegraph: A loving father is 'more important to children'
News : Midwives: RCM reacts to doctor’s antenatal care claims
News : NHS Choices: Twins 'more likely to die before first birthday'
News : NHS Choices: TV viewing boosts kids' activity claim examined
News : NHS Choices: Poor urban kids often eat fast food for lunch
News : Community Care: Peers to investigate adoption process in England and Wales
News : Best Beginnings: Small Wonders makes big splash at national launch
News : Barnardo's: Olympics child sex trafficking a 'real threat’
News : NHS Choices: Dads smoking before conception 'harms kids'
News : DH: New working group to help families juggle work and caring responsibilities
News : BBC: EEG brain trace 'can detect autism'
News : DH: Health visitors early implementer sites rolled out
News : JFHC: British mums get active in support of Breastfeeding Awareness Week
News : BBC: Suicidal teenagers 'let down' by parts of health service
News : NHS Choices: 'Preventable' stillbirths and social inequality
News : Scope: Fathers with disabled children feel marginalised
News : EDCM: Government plans to remove DLA and PIP from disabled people who travel abroad for more than four weeks
News : NHS Choices: Teenage pregnancy death concern
News : CYPN: Young people with mental health problems say stigma has led them to 'give up'
News : Midwives: 'Stress in pregnancy causes eczema'
News : BBC: Research shines light on childhood multiple sclerosis
News : BBC: Multiple sclerosis: affects more young than most realise
News : Midwives: NHS24 call centre proposed to advise pregnant women
News : BBC: Teen pregnancy rate in Scotland falls but misses target
News : DH: Apply now for 2013-14 voluntary sector partnership awards
News : DfE: How are the children? Achievement for all in the 21st Century: Speech by Michael Gove
News : Public Health Commissioning Network newsletter - May 2012
News : AYPH: Be healthy newsletter: June 2012
Report : MEND: Parents fear talking about their child's weight will lead to an eating disorder
News : BBC: UK's first 'healthy' pizza created in Scotland
News : MoJ: Child abuse loophole closed
News : NHS Choices: Does smacking kids make them mentally ill?
News : C4EO: Primary Prevention – cheaper than cure, better outcomes for children - conference presentations now available
News : HQIP: Safeguarding children: new approach to recording suspected child abuse in patient records
News : The Guardian: Call for more folic acid in flour endorsed by doctors
News : DfE: Urgent reforms to protect children in residential care from sexual exploitation
News : The Guardian: How we fail children in care
News : NHS Choices: How pregnant women's stress could affect births
News : BBC: Smoking mothers' embryos 'grow more slowly'
News : NHS Choices: Landmark decision heralds new era in treatment for children with congenital heart disease
News : BBC: Child heart surgery fight goes on
News : BBC: The plight of Britain's 'undernourished' children
News : BBC: Emergency caesarean simulator helps train doctors
News : BMJ: NHS bill for compensation exceeds £1bn for the first time
News : BMJ: Taking folic acid at start of pregnancy seems to lower risk of cleft lip and palate
News : UKNSC: Screening Matters Issue 8
News : Diabetes UK: Call for a million people to get Type 1 aware
News : BBC: Pioneering tumour op on baby in the womb
News : The Telegraph: Psychologist: computer games hinder children from 'learning about being human'
News : BBC: Standing while pregnant 'may slow foetal growth'
News : BBC: Smoking ban's impact five years on
News : CDOP: National CDOP conference
News : BBC: Children's charities warn of rise in vulnerable
News : CYPN: 'Terrifying' welfare reforms will drive up care referrals, warns Munro
News : BBC: Coffee and cake lowers IVF success
News : BBC: Whooping cough: 'It was quite frightening'
News : DfE: More babies in care to receive a stable home more swiftly
News : DH: Health visitor numbers rising
News : BFI: Mothers survey on healthcare experiences
News : NHS Choices: 'Obesity vaccine' hope
News : BBC: Doctors 'should not fear raising child abuse alarm'
News : JFHC: Concerns raised over the rise in cases of drug-resistant TB and whooping cough
News : JFHC: We need to keep talking about obesity
News : BBC: Increase in young men taking higher doses of steroids
News : CYPN: Troubled families programme should target siblings of offenders, MPs told
News : DfE: Reform of the Office of Children’s Commissioner
News : The Lancet: Victimisation of children with disabilities
News : NHS Choices: Dogs protect against childhood infection claim
News : BBC: Rise in women having babies over 40
News : BBC: Muslim and Jewish groups denounce German circumcision ruling
News : BBC: Five millionth 'test tube baby'
News : CEOP: A larger force to stamp out online child sexual exploitation
News : CYP IAPT: New children and young people's IAPT sites announced
News : CYPN: Young people feel unable to complain about poor health services, report finds
News : BBC: Obesity surgery 'seeing 1,000 patients in 18 months'
News : BMJ: Virgin Care to take over services for children and young people in Devon worth £132m
News : CYPN: Alcohol-related hospital admissions rise among most deprived young people
News : DH: Update on Review of Parnuts Framework Directive published
News : DH: Update to Green Book - chapter 18a Human papillomavirus
News : DWP: Government’s radical vision to transform child maintenance system
News : NHS Choices: TV watching tots risk turning into ‘telly tubbies'
News : JFHC: Baby boom places further strain on midwifery services
News : Maternity Action: Valuing maternity
News : NHS Specialised Services: Statement on children's respiratory ECMO
News : JFHC: Maternity cuts stop new mums from breastfeeding, analysts say
News : BBC: Baby heart risk for hairdressers and nail bar workers?
News : TAC: The very special children of 2002: trying to help the UK Prime Minister
News : Midwives: Maternity services 'play catch up' for decade
News : BMJ: Prenatal blood test for Down’s syndrome is to be introduced in Germany despite ethical and legal concerns
News : The Guardian: Close small maternity units and centralise care, demands leading doctor
News : WHO: Children with disabilities more likely to experience violence
News : DH: New grants to support children’s hospice and hospice at home services
News : UNICEF: Ambitious UK aid plan delivers strong, measurable results for the world's poorest
News : CYPN: Ministers ditch plans to class 17-year-olds in custody as 'children'
News : BBC: Peers back smoking ban for cars with children present
News : BBC: Severely obese children's hearts already in danger
News : BBC: Female genital mutilation in the UK - a hidden world
News : MHRA statement on new flu vaccination programme for children
News : RCOG: Vitamin supplementation could have a significant impact on maternal and fetal health, says new review
News : BBC: Britons failing to reach five-a-day fruit and veg goal
News : CYPN: Daycare Trust and Family and Parenting Institute to merge
News : BBC: F1 technology helps sick children
News : BBC: Whooping cough outbreak spreads to very young babies
News : NHS Choices: Whooping cough vaccine plans for pregnant women and teens due to ‘rocketing number of cases’
News : NHS Choices: Sunbeds 'killing hundreds each year'
News : NHS Choices: Obese children show early signs of heart disease
News : NHS Choices: Children to be offered annual flu vaccine
News : BBC: Young with eating disorders 'missing out on vital help'
News : HPA: Risk of infection from caesareans at nearly 10 per cent
News : DH: Actions set out on government commitment to health visiting
News : BBC: Northern Ireland children's heart service not sustainable
News : NICE: Commissioning Outcomes Framework (COF)
Website : The Guardian: teenage pregnancy sub-site
News : ChiMat: Engaging maternity users in the future
News : Guardian: What can athletes with ADHD teach us about the condition?
News : BMJ: Researchers call for national funding to monitor all birth defects
News : DfE: Radical scheme to rescue NEETs
News : Community Care: Does scrapping child assessment timescales put children at risk?
News : Community Care: Thresholds for accepting child protection referrals 'too high'
News : NHS Choices: Baby talk: survey claims third of baby health websites have ‘wrong information’
News : ChiMat: Admissions for constipation aged 0-19 years
News : The Guardian: New holistic approach to treat child obesity
News : BBC: Vulnerable children 'at risk' in new protection system
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News : BBC: Pregnancy advice 'scaremongering'
News : Defra: Advice to pregnant women during lambing season
News : RCPCH: Epilepsy12 National Audit e-Newsletter, December 2011
News : NICE: Evidence summary on the unlicensed and off-label use of melatonin to treat sleep disorders in children and young people with ADHD
News : CYPN: Pledge to retain visibility of early intervention spending is 'tiny concession'
News : NHS Choices: Dubious claims that crying babies 'self-soothe'
News : BBC: Scottish parliament to report on teenage pregnancy
News : CYPN: Poor provision for deaf children is forcing families to move
News : The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) and partners to provide NICE Collaborating Centre for Social Care
News : The Telegraph: Girls need more protection from greedy corporate world
News : BBC: Breakfasts for Blackpool primary school pupils
News : NHS Choices: Is children's asthma made worse by inhalers?
News : NHS Choices: Pollen in pregnancy could be linked to infant asthma
News : BBC: Spit test 'improves' asthma care
Report : Community Care: 'Benefit cuts will not see more children taken into care; poverty does not equal neglect'
News : LHP: HNA refresh of data - December 2012
News : NHS Choices: Jabs 'more upsetting' for babies of first-time mums
News : CYPN: Fresh review of YJB announced
News : 4Children: Families could struggle to heat their homes as over 1 in 3 adults most fear not being able to pay energy bills in 2013
News : DH: £5.45 billion budget for local public health services announced
News : The Guardian: IVF should use only single embryos, report recommends
News : The Guardian: Childhood obesity: Jeremy Hunt threatens food industry with legislation
News : BBC: Linda Geddes: Some pregnancy advice is 'absurd' (audio)
News : King's College London: Research reveals why some teenagers more prone to binge drinking
News : BBC: Delay pregnancy after obesity surgery, women warned
News : Cafcass: Care application levels remain up on last year
Report : Community Care: Preparation for adopters should place more emphasis on parenting skills, says research
News : BBC: Exercise in pregnancy study: Swansea University wants mums-to-be
News : NHS Choices: Wrong fat in pregnancy diet 'may make kids fatter'
News : CYPN: Children’s health services at risk despite funding increase, warn professionals
News : BBC: Mum's testing affects HPV jab uptake, says survey
News : Barnardo's: Shock at 84% rise in sexually exploited children reporting having been trafficked
News : AFC: Innovative service launches in Derby to keep young people out of care
Report : Community Care: ‘Like a computer virus, low self-esteem spreads silently, corrupting and wreaking havoc’
News : NIH Research Matters: Therapy shows promise for peanut allergy
News : UKNSC: Screening Matters Issue 11
News : BBC: Calls for diabulimia to be recognised, says doctor
News : NHS Choices: Fast-food 'link' to child asthma and eczema
News : Ofsted: A focus on driving improvement; a single national inspection of Cafcass performance
News : Community Care: Local authorities planning to increase inter-agency adoption fee
News : CYPN: Early intervention funding cut by further £49m
News : CYPN: Government admits placing young offenders in adult jails
News : BBC: Ex-minister Tim Loughton says children's agenda sidelined
News : Coram: New adoption information line launches
News : NHS Choices: IVF pregnancies 'increase blood clot risk' in mothers
News : LDT: Paralympic legacy must not be lost
News : CYPN: Mayor launches free school breakfasts for London children
News : BBC: Australia faces shortage of baby formula amid Chinese demand
News : The Guardian: Premature birth stunts brain growth
News : BBC: 'My child's massive stroke, aged 11'
News : The Guardian: Boy left brain damaged at birth wins £7.1m compensation
News : BBC: Learning difficulties woman gets pregnancy choice - court
News : BBC: Booming birth rate 'a strain on NHS midwifery services'
News : BBC: Childhood asthma 'admissions down' after smoking ban
News : BBC: Long-term ventilation support
News : Community Care: Nearly 20% of children who sexually harm face vigilante action
Report : Community Care: 'You have to be able to see the child, rather than the behaviour': helping children who sexually harm
News : Baby Friendly Initiative: 2012 Conference presentations now available
News : CYPN: Children ‘sold down the river’ by poor PE support
News : The Telegraph: Giving birth and child’s health are women’s greatest fears before starting a family
News : BBC: Wales' top doctor proposes fast food ban near schools
News : BB: Best Beginnings' mobile apps pilot in Southwark and Lambeth
News : CAF: Housing benefit debates will shine light on ‘discriminatory’ rule due to affect families with disabled children
News : E-HI: Wirral adds Cerner foetal monitor to EPR
News : RCN: Health visitor roadshows to showcase the profession
News : Tommy's: ‘Having a healthy pregnancy’ guide available for free in Asda pharmacies across the UK from Monday 21st January
News : The Telegraph: Prymface on Pramface: the one teen parenting TV programme to watch
News : DfE: Adoption reform programme seminars
News : DH: Sugar and calories reduced in soft drinks
News : BBC: Diane Abbott: British culture 'increasingly pornified'
News : BMJ: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation should be extended to more than 35 minutes for children, study shows
News : Community Care: Social workers and students to be trained on human trafficking
News : NHS Choices: New meningitis B vaccine approved for UK use
News : NAS: Your chance to shape services for children with autism in Buckinghamshire
News : BBC: Poorer children more likely to be obese
News : RCOG: Statement on the long-term effects on child IQ of epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy
News : UNICEF: Investment in children - the best buy in global health
News : DH: Advice on preparation of formula milks restated
News : NICE: Green light to two treatments for lung infection in adults and children over six with cystic fibrosis
News : DH: Hospitals share in funding to improve birthing environments
News : RCM: Midwives challenge plans for maternity services in south east London
News : HPA: 2,147 children help the HPA to set a new Guinness World Record
News : LTD: iPad app to assist in child assessment
News : JFHC: Brit toddlers are fussiest eaters
News : JRF: Most obese people are not poor
News : DfE: Attracting more adopters – last chance for local authorities
News : ERIC: Launch of regional and local impact projects
News : BBC: Therapy 'could cut teen drinking', researchers say
News : BBC: New hope for Tourette's Syndrome patients
News : RCM: Strategy needed for unplanned pregnancies
News : BBC: App to help women choose where to give birth created
News : Children's Society: The government needs to reform the anti-social behaviour agenda for young people
News : Time to Change: Frank and Rachel Bruno talk about mental health
News : The Telegraph: Parents should not be afraid to snoop on their children, childhood guru claims
News : Tommy's: 'Having a healthy pregnancy' guide available for free in Asda pharmacies across the UK from Monday 21st January
News : CYPN: Speech and language services face 'bleak' future
News : 4Children: New campaign calls for families to be placed at the heart of the 2013 comprehensive spending review
News : Samaritans: Parliamentarians call for compulsory local suicide prevention strategies
News : MHF: Young people and violence
News : CYPN: Sector raises 'huge concerns' over government approach to youth policy
News : CYPN: Number of children's centres falls by more than 400
News : 4Children: 4Children response to government’s report – more great childcare
News : BBC: North East measles outbreak 'serious'
News : NHS Choices: Claims whistling can potty train babies 'far-fetched'
News : CYPN: Councils slash youth services spending by a quarter
News : NHS CB: Learning sites will build partnerships between local health and social care commissioners and charity, community and social enterprise sector
News : FPI: Family Policy Digest January 2013
News : AC: NHS data accuracy is getting better, but there is still room for improvement
News : BBC: 'Induce older mums early to cut stillbirth risk'
News : The Telegraph: Benefits cuts are harming teen parent strivers – not the skivers
News : The Guardian: Why sex education matters
News : BBC: Folic acid 'cancer risk' fears played down by study
News : The Telegraph: Local maternity wards top list of women’s priorities when giving birth
News : CYPN: Professionals to receive training to spot child trafficking
News : The Guardian: Light in the womb controls eye development
News : The Telegraph: Smacking breaches international law, charity claims
News : UKNSC: New Screening Incidents eLearning module launched
News : HPA: Cases of whooping cough decline after record numbers in 2012
News : BBC: Ceop warns over 'alarming new trend' in online sex abuse
News : BBC: Growth in mothers aged over 40 in Wales (video)
News : BBC: Older fathers: what's behind the trend?
News : BBC: 'Angry young men' lack optimism
News : NHS Choices: Sharp decline in UK child epilepsy rates
News : NHS Choices: Charity calls for boys to get HPV jab
News : DH: Fertility and tissue regulators to be reviewed following consultation
News : DH: Response to consultation on front of pack nutrition labelling
News : Sport England: Community Sport Activation Fund
News : BLF: Fulfilling lives: a Better Start
News : 4Children: Fair4Families
News : ESRC: Finding out how today's teens tick
News : CEOP: Guilty or not guilty – young people decide
News : The Guardian: Fears over school meal standards as children's food charity loses funding
News : DfE: Parents to have more choice of high quality childcare
News : BBC: IVF delays due to NHS-only policy, fertility expert claims
News : BBC: Traffic fumes linked to lower birth weight
News : The Guardian: Youth justice system is 'failing vulnerable young offenders'
News : DfE: Vulnerable children and the Bill
News : The Guardian: Were James Bulger's killers too young to stand trial?
News : The Guardian: Teachers and social workers 'miss chances to stop sex offending in boys'
News : CYPN: Talking therapy drive ‘threatens long-term mental health treatment’
News : BBC: Whooping cough cases 'falling'
News : The Guardian: Inquiry into abortion law on disabled babies
News : RCM: Call the Midwife could show way to reverse drop in women giving birth at home
News : NHS Choices: Obesity may cause low vitamin D levels
News : HO: Crime Minister speaks out against female genital mutilation
News : UoW: £1 million research into children who sleep rough
News : Action for Happiness: Developing good character matters more than passing exams
News : Time to Change: Children and young people’s programme is coming to Kent
News : MoJ: Reducing delays in family courts
News : BBC: Twin born with 'orange-sized' tumour
News : BBC: Sperm donors can seek access to kids
News : BBC: Unhappy childhood linked to heart risk in later life
News : BBC: Midwife 'role' as NHS targets female genital mutilation
News : BBC: Self-harm: ChildLine reports calls relating to five-year-olds
News : BBC: Young and candid abortion talk (video)
News : Barnardo's: Barnardo's Scotland launches New Year fostering and adoption campaign
News : DH: DH website to move to GOV.UK in March 2013
News : Beat: How to support the person you know
News : Beat: Everybody knows somebody - eating disorders are more common than you think
News : 4Children: Man up and have it all
News : NHS Choices: Caesarean birth link to asthma lacks proof
News : Tommy's: Unique premature birth clinic wins top NHS prize for reducing premature birth
News : The Guardian: What health professionals should know about eating disorders
News : NHS Choices: Sperm count link to exercise still uncertain
News : The Guardian: Government cancels survey on nutritional content of school meals
News : The Telegraph: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Tom Aikens unite to fight obesity and malnutrition in Britain
News : DfE: Major reforms to support children and families
News : CYPN: PCCs to form early intervention group to reduce youth offending
News : DH: NHS Friends and Family Test: guidance on scoring and presenting results published
News : DH: Local Government Association's National Child Sexual Exploitation conference
News : NHS Choices: Study finds middle class kids more likely to be fat
News : Community Care: Social work team praised by Ofsted targeted in council cost-cutting drive
News : CYPN: Academies set to run secure colleges
News : BBC: Babies boom by a fifth in a decade - ONS
News : Action for Children: Ask your MP to update the law on child neglect
News : BBC: Maternity staff numbers warning from public accounts committee
News : BBC: Child hospital stays 'keep rising'
News : BBC: Doctors 'miss' underweight children, UCL study suggests
News : HPA: Measles at highest level for 18 years
News : BBC: Child poverty 'should be tackled not measured'
News : Home Office: This is Abuse - new advert launched
News : The Guardian: Formula milk firms accused of targeting mothers and health workers with gifts
News : NHS Choices: Smoking bans may help cut premature births
News : The Guardian: Horsemeat found in school and hospital meals
News : The Telegraph: Are test-tube babies at greater health risk?
News : BBC: High Court legal bid to save Leeds child heart surgery
News : The Observer: Breast is best – isn't it? Debate rages over the effect on mother and child
Report : CYPN: NCB advocates cash incentives for families to improve child health
News : BBC: The children facing a lifetime of surgery
News : BBC: Eating disorders: the trauma of getting our anorexic daughter to eat
News : ONS: Support from schools ‘vital’ to success of Children’s Dental Health Survey 2013
Report : NIHR: New understanding of craniosynostosis will help families and treatment centres
News : NHS Evidence: Eyes on Evidence February 2013
News : DH: NHS information service for parents reaches 100,000 signups
News : RCOG: New app launched to help treat babies with neonatal jaundice
News : NHS Choices: Could being kept in the dark cure lazy eye?
News : CYPN: MP backs youth work training to tackle eating disorders
News : NHS Choices: 'Fizzy drink tax' to stop UK being 'fat man of Europe'
News : CYPN: Child protection guidance for health professionals set for reform
News : The Guardian: Illegal use of B&Bs to house homeless soars by 800%
News : Community Care: 'Martin Narey is right, contact can be 'frightening and destabilising' for adopted children'
News : NHS CB: Patient-led assessments of the care environment (PLACE)
News : Community Care: Legal challenge risk for councils after youth remand changes
News : DH: New national pledge to improve children’s health and reduce child deaths
News : BBC: Breastfeeding 'power hour' could save lives (video)
News : The Guardian: Mend helps families in the fight against obesity - video
News : BBC: Tax fizzy drinks and ban junk food ads, say doctors
News : E-Health Insider: App allows real-time feedback
News : CYPN: Fifth of disabled children face informal school exclusion
News : CAF: Contact a Family calls on government to exempt disabled children from ‘bedroom tax’
News : The Telegraph: British families don't eat together - and, if they do, it's often in front of the TV
News : The Guardian: Child safety packs help protect vulnerable children in social housing
News : NHS Choices: Latest obesity stats for England are alarming
News : EurekAlert: Excessive TV in childhood linked to long-term antisocial behaviour
News : PsychCentral: Bullied children may have more psychiatric issues as adults
News : DH: Patients to get better care from healthcare assistants
News : SANDS: Parent Survey
News : The Guardian: US childhood obesity has plateaued as calorie-intake falls, studies suggest
News : DH: Young People in the Workplace pledge: a call for organisations
News : CYPN: European Commission advises investment to combat child poverty
News : CYPN: Charities urge extra early years support for visually impaired children
News : BBC: Is it healthy for children to take part in marathons? (audio)
News : NHS Choices: New NICE guidelines for NHS fertility treatment
News : The Guardian: Child obesity programmes struggle to survive cuts
News : The Guardian: Sex education: what 10-year-olds want to know
News : Bliss: Department for Education agree to look again at starting school policy: we need your views
News : AfC: Action for Children to help create Welsh Government’s national plan on child neglect
News : BBC: Border Agency 'endangering pregnant women's health'
News : Children's Food Trust: Cold chips in lunchboxes: nutrition fears from professionals ahead of children’s food conference
News : Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust: Newborn imaging facility will enable scientists to understand brain development and test new treatments for brain damage
News : BBC: Brighton and Hove considers anti-child drinking contracts
News : AfC: Vulnerable children need early action
News : BBC: The babies who nap in sub-zero temperatures
News : NELM: EMA recommends approval of 6-in-1 paediatric vaccine
News : BBC: Babies can hear syllables in the womb, says research
News : NHS Choices: Low birthweight babies catch up by puberty
News : Community Care: Government silence on child safeguarding 'deeply worrying', says Loughton
News : Community Care: The Munro report two years on: social workers find little has changed
News : Express: Alarm at rise in older mums who hit bottle to beat stress
News : BBC: Ban smoking in cars, says health minister
News : PW: Council launches drive to recruit 'resilience foster carers' for troubled teenagers
News : HPA: Pandemic flu vaccination linked to narcolepsy in UK children
News : The Telegraph: Why giving birth to sons could be bad for your health
Report : NHS Choices: Swine flu jab narcolepsy risk is very small
News : BBC: Postnatal depression mothers 'need more support'
News : CAF: Benefits are changing from April
News : NCB: Trajectories and transitions of disabled children and young people
News : CAF: Has your child been referred to a genetics centre?
News : HPA: Cases of whooping cough continue to decrease: 1 March 2013
News : NHS Choices: Video games tested as treatment for dyslexia
News : BBC: New scheme targets problematic sexual behaviour in children
Method : BBC: Call for Dianette drug probe
News : The Telegraph: Intrusive parenting 'damages children's lives' says Claire Perry, David Cameron's adviser on childhood
News : The Telegraph: Don't panic, the teenage pregnancy epidemic is over!
News : The Telegraph: Abortion among married women in their 30s 'on the rise'
News : BBC: Lung complaints in premature children, Cardiff study
News : UKNSC: Screening Matters Issue 12
News : Children's Heart Federation: Infant Heart Study
News : BBC: Breast milk delivery launched by Midland blood bikes
News : Nuffield Foundation: Excluded children more likely to go to prison
News : NHS Choices: Reports of 'HIV cure' are sadly premature
News : NOO: Obesity guidance for local authorities
News : DCLG: New Jobcentre Plus advisers for troubled families
News : BBC: Immunity clue to premature labour
News : BBC: Wristbands warn of alcohol risks for young in Cardiff
News : NHS Choices: UK position worsens in 'early death league'
News : Community Care: Post-adoption support should be a legal right, says House of Lords
News : NHS Choices: ADHD can continue into adulthood, study finds
News : BBC: Campaigners win Leeds heart surgery legal challenge
News : NCB: Education Select Committee releases scrutiny of the SEN provisions
Report : NHS Employers: Results of the 2012 NHS staff survey published
News : Mental Elf: Physical activity a promising treatment for depression in children and young people, but more research is needed
News : CYPN: Councils cut back on young people's mental health services
News : BBC: 'No-one had heard of my boys' syndrome'
News : NHS Choices: Safety of brain implant for severe anorexia tested
News : The Children's Society: Hundreds of thousands of children lack free school meals
News : Community Care: Final plea to ministers over ‘spare bedroom tax’ for foster carers
News : NDCS: Live web chat – helping your deaf child make friends
News : University College London NDCS: University College London (UCL) are looking for deaf children to participate in exciting new research
News : CAF: ‘Bedroom tax’ victory – government drops court challenge on discriminatory rules cases
News : BBC: Baby Britain season
News : BBC: How it became almost mandatory for dads to attend the birth
News : BBC: Pregnancy rhesus disease errors too common
News : Eyes on Evidence March 2013
News : The Telegraph: It's time to end the NHS bias against mental health
News : YoungMinds: Stop cutting CAMHS services
News : BPS: Help develop a new web resource for children and young people's mental health
News : BBC: Warning over 'needless criminalisation' of children in care
News : The Telegraph: Childhood is over by 12 for Glee generation, warn parents
News : YJB: Improved assessment of young people is expected to further reduce reoffending
News : CPS: CPS and ACPO call for national consensus on tackling child sexual abuse
News : The Telegraph: Adoption push could break up families unnecessarily, peers warn
News : Herald Scotland: £1.2m plan for emotional support for pupils
News : NHS Choices: Postnatal depression hits one in seven mothers
News : NHS Choices: Sperm quality may be lower during summer
News : BBC: Tooth decay in children too high, says chief dental officer
News : DfE: £150m Olympic legacy boost for primary school sport in England
News : BBC: The power of art: can music treat ADHD?
News : The Guardian: Charity helps young disabled people learn about sex and relationships
News : BBC: Families sue Furness Hospital over baby and maternal deaths (video)
News : BBC: Stacey Solomon: Why I thought I was the 'worst mum'
News : Centrepoint: Host a young person in your home with supported lodgings
News : AFC: Government Adoption Advisor encourages LGBT people to consider fostering and adoption
News : UN: Human Rights Council discusses Right of the Child to the Highest attainable standard of health
News : BBC: Child obesity: Who are you calling fat?
News : UKNSC: New Key Performance Indicator (KPI) guidance
News : JRF: Children to become first casualties from benefits uprating
News : Barnardo's: Barnardo's response to the government's childcare funding plan
News : NHS Choices: Doubt cast on benefit of vitamin D in pregnancy
News : Longitudinal Study of Australia’s Children (LSAC): media backgrounder
News : Community Care: Siblings could be split up as spare bedroom tax hits foster carers
News : CAF: Make sure you get what you're entitled to - call our freephone helpline now
News : BBC: Meningitis Trust and Meningitis UK to merge
News : Barnardo's: Barnardo's response to the Chancellor's Budget announcement
News : BBC: Making babies happy, healthy - and green
News : BBC: Measles: 43 new cases in south west Wales outbreak
News : Bliss: Bliss produces vital Family Handbook in Punjabi
News : DfE: Revised safeguarding guidance for professionals working with children
News : BBC: 'Back from the abyss' in a teen mental health care unit
News : CAF: Important advice for families with disabled children on 'bedroom tax'
News : DfE: Written Ministerial statement: Review of Personal, Social, Health and Economic education
News : BBC: Nursery ratio plans criticised by government adviser
News : BBC: Amniotic fluid 'may heal premature baby gut'
News : NatCen: How can schools encourage children to lead healthier lifestyles?
News : NTA: NTA responds to Ofsted and Care Quality Commission report "What about the children?"
News : BBC: Boys suffer poor body image, say teachers
News : BBC: Disruptive behaviour rising, teachers say
News : The Independent: Pupils 'going hungry' because of cuts
News : The Guardian: Breastfeeding problems rarely lead to serious illness, study shows
News : BBC: Three-person IVF moves closer in UK
News : BBC: Measles: 64 new cases in south west Wales outbreak
News : The Guardian: Mothers can cut asthma risk in baby by avoiding fish, nuts and dairy, says study
News : BBC: Delivery dads: Readers share their stories
News : The Telegraph: New York’s teen pregnancy shame campaign is based on manipulated data
News : DH: Updated guidance on infant formula and Parnuts notification published
News : UNICEF UK: UNICEF UK statement on new research into neonatal hypernatraemia
News : BBC: Measles - 'Alarming rate' of south west Wales epidemic
News : 4Children: Cutting short maternity leave is not a choice mothers should have to make, says Anne Longfield
News : BJOG: Overweight and obese women at higher risk of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes
News : CYPN: Tackle conduct disorders to prevent offending, say health experts
News : University of Exeter: Meditation technique enhances children’s mental health
News : PSHE Association: Update for members following announcement of DfE PSHE review outcome
News : Hansard: Review of Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education
News : SEF: The Sex Education Forum voices concerns that PSHE Review Outcome 'does not go far enough'
News : NHS Choices: New guidelines on child antisocial behaviour
News : Cancer Research UK: More than 200,000 UK children start smoking every year
News : Community Care: Government to review child protection thresholds
News : BBC: Leeds heart surgery death figures wrong, says cardiologist
News : NHS Choices: High UK child death rates unfairly blamed on GPs
News : CYPN: 'Two-tier' care for children in custody criticised
News : BBC: Young cancer deaths 'halved in last 30 years'
News : NiP: More support needed for children with migraine
News : BBC: Talk to children about alcohol, say campaigners (video)
News : NHS Choices: Do TV and video games really make kids naughty?
News : The Guardian: Dog bites data: how likely are you to get bitten?
News : BBC: 'No' not always the answer for children's bad behaviour (audio)
News : BBC: Leeds child heart surgery suspension: tale of two families (video)
News : The Guardian: Parents in Wales urged to give children MMR vaccine
News : The Guardian: Leeds General Infirmary halts heart surgery on children
News : The Telegraph: Mothers asked nearly 300 questions a day, study finds
News : CYPN: Youth commission to advise on tobacco-free target
News : Contact a Family: Sharing stories - can you help?
News : The Guardian: Leeds General child heart surgery suspended for 'constellation' of reasons
News : BBC: Child heart surgery at Leeds had to stop, says NHS boss
News : The Guardian: Leeds General Infirmary halts children's heart operations
News : BBC: Leeds hospital suspends child heart surgery
News : BBC: Leeds child heart op suspension remains after talks
News : BBC: Measles: extra clinics in Swansea for MMR demand
News : BBC: Should parents drug babies on long flights?
News : SAPHNA: SAPHNA set up new school and public health nursing journal
News : PfA: Commissioning - The Children and Families Bill
News : The Telegraph: New mothers 'should be interviewed by health visitors to see how they are coping'
News : DH: Children, Families and Maternity e-bulletin: March 2013
News : BBC: Measles: over 500 cases in Swansea epidemic
News : CAF: Welfare changes condemned by Contact a Family
News : NAS: Every Child in Need campaign
News : DH: Family Nurse Partnership programme to be extended
Report : The Guardian: Leeds children's heart unit future in jeopardy
Report : BBC: Measles: 'Extra MMR jab' offer in Swansea epidemic
Report : The Telegraph: Men 'just as broody as women', study suggests
Report : The Guardian: MMR jab warning as measles cases soar 25% over Easter
Report : The Guardian: Measles outbreak in Wales blamed on MMR vaccination scare - video
News : Community Care: Councils plan to halve national shortfall of adoptive parents within a year
News : BBC: Leeds General Infirmary children's heart surgery to resume
News : BBC: US judge lifts 'morning after' pill age limit
News : BBC: Measles: more vaccination clinics to tackle Swansea epidemic
News : BBC: Using tree food recipes to fight off malnutrition
News : BBC: Baby milk rationed in UK over China export fear
News : Community Care: What social workers need to know about the new NHS
News : NHS Choices: Brain’s appetite circuits could be 'rewired'
News : NHS Choices: Study adds little to tonsil surgery debate
News : BBC: Scientists track leukaemia's origins 'back to the womb'
News : BBC: Measles: No end to Swansea epidemic as cases reach 620
News : BBC: Sir Bruce Keogh: 'Leeds submitted bad data'
News : NAS: Disability Living Allowance replaced by Personal Independence Payment for adults in north of England from today (8 April 2013)
News : CAF: Need help challenging bedroom tax decisions?
News : CYPN: Project set to look at the bright side of care
News : CAF: Your opportunity to influence specialised health services in England
News : CYPN: Care applications reach new record high
News : CYPN: DfE axes Children's Improvement Board funding
News : CYPN: Teach First expands into early years
News : BBC: UK child well-being: problems and progress
News : Community Care: SCRs to get more expensive but no guarantee on learning
News : DH: Hospices receive £60 million funding boost
News : BBC: Children transferred during Leeds heart unit suspension
News : CYPN: School project tackles parental drug abuse
News : Early Intervention Foundation: Early Intervention Foundation launch
News : The Telegraph: Why a newborn baby’s cord should not be cut too soon
News : BBC: Wales measles: school MMR sessions for 2,000 pupils
News : BBC: Leeds heart surgery: MP calls for committee inquiry
News : BBC: Measles: Swansea newspaper not to blame, ex-editor claims
News : NHS Choices: Report finds children's units lack 24/7 care
News : BBC: Boy 'lived as a robot' for two months (video)
News : AFC: Concern over impact of benefit cap on vulnerable children and families
News : BBC: Why are school nurses important?
News : Community Care: Ofsted u-turn on child protection inspection plans
News : BBC: Measles jab advice 'getting through' in Swansea
News : The Telegraph: Fears American children are being over-medicated as ADHD rates soar
News : CYPN: Sudden infant death tops worries for new mums
News : BBC: Long shadow cast by MMR scare
News : BBC: Babies' brains to be mapped in the womb and after birth
News : BBC: Measles: 'make MMR jab mandatory' call by US expert
News : CYPN: Fear of being a 'bad parent' rife among families
News : CYPN: Child protection gap identified in a fifth of hospitals
News : The Telegraph: How to support teenage fathers without shaming them
News : CAF: Help for families with disabled and seriously ill children on low income
News : BBC: Nick Clegg denies government 'deception' over midwife numbers
News : NiP: Whooping cough vaccinations to continue
News : The Guardian: Casualty turns spotlight on female genital mutilation
News : NHS Choices: Can music help premature infants sleep and feed?
News : NICE Eyes on Evidence: infections, disability, rheumatoid arthritis, heart failure, drug interactions and more
News : BBC: Light drinking 'not harmful to baby' say scientists
News : DH: School nurses to play a bigger role in improving children’s health
News : CAF: Get Connected, the magazine for parents of disabled children and all who work with them
News : DH: Voluntary groups lend a hand to government to improve health and wellbeing
News : 4Children: Major new study to look at early education in England
News : BBC: A million children at risk of measles, doctors warn
News : NHS England: Release of two data reports relating to children’s heart surgery at Leeds Teaching Hospitals
News : CDRPSP: Childhood Disability Research Priority Setting Partnership survey
News : Science Daily: Learning disabilities affect up to 10 per cent of children
News : NiP: Importance of realistic goals for overweight children
News : BBC: Does technology hinder or help toddlers' learning?
News : The Lancet: Child and adolescent wellbeing in the UK
News : The Independent: Pay up or watch child poverty get worse, top advisers tell coalition
News : BBC: Swansea measles: hundreds at clinics held after man's death
News : NHS Choices: Does tough love work?
News : The Telegraph: Why your child's car seat probably isn't safe
News : Teaching Times: Children with epilepsy risk a poorer standard of education
News : The Guardian: Measles outbreak in Wales shows children need MMR jab, says expert (video)
News : The Guardian: Measles: what you need to know about the disease
News : BBC: NHS appeals in Leeds General Infirmary children's heart row
News : CYPN: Split youth and adult drug services, concludes review
News : BBC: Leeds heart surgery suspension right, says Jeremy Hunt
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Website : AcSEED Initiative
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News : BBC: Swansea measles - Cases rise by 20 to 1,094
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News : BBC: Young carers: quarter of a million children provide care for others
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News : NHS Choices: Absent fathers linked to depression risk in girls
News : DfE: First ever chief social worker for children and fast-track training to lead social work reform
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News : BBC: Walk-to-school numbers falling, say campaigners
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News : UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative statement on new bed sharing research
News : Guardian: Students stay silent about mental health problems, survey shows
News : NICE: Updated guidance to help assess children with fever
Emma Baxter, Web Developer, Child and Maternal Health Observatory (ChiMat), firstname.lastname@example.org
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