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GI symptoms have a link to behavioural problems, particularly in children with autism

A new study, conducted by UC Davis Health, has found that common GI symptoms linked to behavioral problems in children, especially those with autism gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation and bloating are linked to troubling sleep problems, self-harm and physical complaints in preschool children.

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by Freya Lucas

Australian parents are mentally and financially stressed as COVID-19 crisis continues

Many Australian parents are choosing to ‘err on the side of caution’ and stay home as much as possible to minimise the risk of infection to themselves and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the latest Taking the Pulse of the Nation survey showing that an overwhelming majority of people (77 per cent) would prefer to stay at home compared to 20 per cent who chose to undertake normal activities.

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by Freya Lucas

Emerging Minds research finds link between maternal mental health and child behaviour

Women who experience psychological distress during pregnancy and after birth are twice as likely to have children with emotional and behavioural issues throughout their childhood, new research commissioned by Emerging Minds has found, highlighting the need for broader ante and postnatal support for parents.

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by Freya Lucas

No Jab No Play legislation now in effect in South Australia

From today, children in South Australia will not be able to enrol in or attend early childhood services unless all immunisation requirements are met, SA Minister for Health and Wellbeing, Stephen Wade has said, with new No Jab, No Play legislation coming into effect.

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by Freya Lucas

Forbes Preschool becomes NDIS provider, strengthening offering to community

Forbes Preschool, located in the Central West of New South Wales, has extended its early learning services to offer NDIS services as a provider using an Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach for children aged from birth to six years of age, local news source Forbes Advocate has reported.

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by Freya Lucas

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