The Importance of Touch Kiwi culture is a low-touch culture, according to the experts. But touch is vital for the wellbeing of young children. Brendon Smith didn’t need much convincing. Manning the Father & Child stall at the recent Toddlers Day Out in Waitakere, I was drawn to the stall of massage therapist Eva Scherer. […]
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University of Auckland researchers from the Department of Psychology are conducting a study on attitudes towards genetic testing for unborn babies. “This research is important as understanding how people feel about whether or not to undertake prenatal genetic testing is crucial in order to assist them through the process. Data collected through this research will […]
Fat children are more likely to have their father to blame for their weight problem than their mother, a new study shows. Research by Australian child health experts has revealed that fathers who are disengaged or do not set clear limits for their kids are more likely to have heavier children. Dads who did lay […]