Antisocial behaviour can pass on from one generation to the next. New research shows the seeds may already be planted by the time a child enters school. Continue reading Parental criminality and early childhood aggression
Child mental health promotion usually focuses on reducing problems. But focusing on psychological strengths can potentially improve positive mental health as well. Continue reading What builds positive mental health?
The early years are important for laying the foundation for the future. Unfortunately, a chronic illness during these years may impact the skill development needed for future success. Continue reading The lasting effects of early chronic illness
Taking your child to the hospital for an infection is scary. But the risk might not end at discharge. Continue reading How an early infection can last long after it’s gone
A new University of Sydney study looked at the role of pregnancy length and type of delivery with later child development. Continue reading Early planned birth and AEDC scores
Identifying children with poor health and development early is essential for providing effective interventions capable of improving outcomes by the time children reach school age. Continue reading How early life characteristics predict later development
Australia’s Northern Territory has the country’s smallest population, but the highest proportion of the population living in remote or very remote areas. Continue reading Early influences on development in Australia’s Northern Territory
In 2008, Australia committed to providing all children with access to 15 hours a week of high quality early childhood education for 40 weeks in the year before school. Continue reading Preschool trends in Australia