Reporting Mortality 2002-2008: Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI)
02 December 2008
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) has been defined as ‘The sudden death of an infant, which is unexplained after the review of the clinical history, examination of the circumstances of death, and post-mortem examination’ (Rognum and Willinger 1995).
How Social & Income Inequalities Damage New Zealand Children
02 April 2008
In the last decades of the 20th century New Zealand had the fastest growth in income and wealth inequality in the OECD. Little has been done to improve the situation since then. Child poverty remains a major concern in New Zealand, even after the implementation of Working for Families (WFF). In 2001, NZ ranked near the bottom of the rich nations’ index measuring infant mortality, children’s health and safety, teenage pregnancy, and immunisation.
Supporting pregnant women to quit smoking: postal survey of New Zealand general practitioners and midwives’ smoking cessation knowledge and practices
15 March 2008
This study examined New Zealand general practitioners’ (GPs) and midwives’ smoking cessation knowledge and support offered to pregnant women who smoke.
ABM Clinical Protocol #6: Guideline on Co-Sleeping and Breastfeeding
02 March 2008
THE ACADEMY OF BREASTFEEDING MEDICINE is a worldwide organization of physicians dedicated to the promotion, protection, and support of breastfeeding and human lactation. One of the goals of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine is the facilitation of optimal breastfeeding practices. This clinical guideline addresses an aspect of parenting that has a significant impact on breastfeeding: infant sleep locations.