Psychology & Psychiatry

Eat up! Do dads push food on toddlers?

Well-meaning dads may be over-feeding their toddlers and increasing the risk of childhood obesity, according to a QUT and Flinders University study being presented at the European Congress on Obesity in Vienna today.


Kids gain from more 'dad time'

(HealthDay)—Fathers play a unique and important role in their children's development, a new report shows.


Why single mothers may need a nap

Who are the most sleep-deprived people in America? Federal researchers say the answer is clear: single mothers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Fatherhood makes men fat

All those leftover pizza crusts you snatch from your kids' plates add up. Men gain weight after they become fathers for the first time whether or not they live with their children, reports a large, new Northwestern Medicine ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

First time fathers need more support

Fathers who want to be more involved with their newborn children feel held back by lack of support from health staff, government and society, a study by Oxford University researchers has shown. The team also identified other ...

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