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Childcare lunches don’t meet nutrition guidelines – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on June 16th, 2017.

More than half of three and four-year-old children in Auckland and Waikato attend early childhood centres where food is provided daily, but most providers don’t serve food that meets nutrition guidelines, according to University of Auckland research. Published this week in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, the research surveyed over 250 […]

Dads can get postnatal depression too – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on February 16th, 2017.

Dads can get pre- and post-natal depression too, according to data from a New Zealand longitudinal study. Research from the University of Auckland’s Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study, published today in JAMA Psychiatry, found about one in 25 of the men studied reported symptoms of postnatal depression and on in 50 reported antenatal […]

Depression affects many New Zealand mums-to-be – research

John Kerr posted in on August 24th, 2015.

Almost one in eight pregnant women suffer from the symptoms of depression during their pregnancy, according to new research from the Growing Up in New Zealand study. The research, published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, also found that the risk of experiencing these symptoms is three times higher for women who were diagnosed with […]

Growing Up in NZ report – in the news

John Kerr posted in on June 19th, 2014.

The latest report from the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study, ‘Now We Are Two‘, has delved deep into the not-so-private lives of the average toddler The report, released this week, provides new insight into the lives of two-year-olds in New Zealand – describing health and safety, emotional and behavioural development, and early learning […]

Study describes life for new New Zealanders

John Kerr posted in on March 23rd, 2012.

The latest report from the The Growing up in New Zealand longitudinal study has revealed a wealth of information about the first months of life for kiwi kids. The report Now we are born, to be released today, details the findings from interviews and data collected from 6790 children born in the northern North Island […]

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