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Jimmy Kimmel re-enters health care debate with update on infant son - CNN

CNNJimmy Kimmel re-enters health care debate with update on infant sonCNN... shared Kimmel's concerns and wanted to make sure pre-existing conditions were covered under the Republican health care bill. Former President Barack Obama congratulated Kimmel and said the Affordable Care Act was built to protect children like Billy.and more »
(24-07-2017)

Parents often make follow-up care mistakes after kids leave hospital - Reuters UK

Parents often make follow-up care mistakes after kids leave hospitalReuters UK(Reuters Health) - When sick kids leave the hospital, parents often don't understand what follow-up care is needed or how to give children medicine at home, a research review suggests. Getting instructions right is essential to avoid mistakes that can ...and more »
(24-07-2017)

Small decline in MMR vaccination rates could have dramatic effect, experts warn - The Guardian

Reuters UKSmall decline in MMR vaccination rates could have dramatic effect, experts warnThe Guardian“We want to protect children's health as much as we can and that means not only protecting your own children by vaccinating but also making sure the children around you are also vaccinated,” said Nathan Lo, co-author of the study from Stanford University.Slight drop in measles vaccinations could triple infections in US kidsReuters UKJust a Few Vaccine Refusers Could Endanger ManyWebMDall 14 news articles »
(24-07-2017)

Fertility treatments don't increase cardiovascular disease in children - The Jerusalem Post

The Jerusalem PostFertility treatments don't increase cardiovascular disease in childrenThe Jerusalem PostThe research team also included BGU public health researcher Dr. Tamar Weinstock and Dr. Eliahu Levitas (director of the fertility and IVF unit), Dr. Osnat Walfish and Prof. Eyal Sheiner of the gynecology department at Soroka and Dr. Daniela Landau of ...and more »
(24-07-2017)

Children's Food Trust charity to close after funding stops - BBC News

BBC NewsChildren's Food Trust charity to close after funding stopsBBC NewsA national charity which aims to improve children's health and nutrition is to close at the end of September. The Children's Food Trust (CFT), based in Sheffield, has been offering cookery courses and nutritional advice in schools and nurseries in ...and more »
(24-07-2017)

Pregnant women left confused by how many extra calories they should be eating as those who 'eat for two' are risking ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailPregnant women left confused by how many extra calories they should be eating as those who 'eat for two' are risking ...Daily MailBut a major study led by Aberdeen University implied most women who put on weight during pregnancy do not see their children's health affected over the long term. Only a very extreme rate of weight gain significantly impacted their children's health ...and more »
(24-07-2017)

The worrying video that shows most of us have no idea what a healthy weight for our children is - WalesOnline

WalesOnlineThe worrying video that shows most of us have no idea what a healthy weight for our children isWalesOnlinePublic Health Wales asked people in Cardiff if they thought the children were overweight, underweight or a healthy weight. As part of the campaign, Public Health Wales went on to the streets of Cardiff to see if parents in the capital were also unaware ...and more »
(24-07-2017)

Child treated for HIV at birth is healthy nine years on without further treatment - The Guardian

The GuardianChild treated for HIV at birth is healthy nine years on without further treatmentThe GuardianA child who was infected with HIV at birth and given a short course of treatment has remained healthy for the last nine years without further drugs, according to scientists at a conference in Paris, in a case that could give hope to children born with ...South African child 'virtually cured' of HIVBBC NewsRare case of 9-year-old in HIV remission for years -- without drugsCNNHIV baby treated at birth is now 'virtually cured' and healthy nine years on without any further treatmentDaily MailTIME -Washington Postall 170 news articles »
(24-07-2017)

What school exclusions tells us about mental health and life chances - ChronicleLive

ChronicleLiveWhat school exclusions tells us about mental health and life chancesChronicleLiveMike Parker, a leading North East education expert, said dealing with children who may behave in a disruptive way because of mental health issues is becoming harder all the time. The director of Schools NorthEast said when a child with mental health ...and more »
(23-07-2017)

The 9 most welcoming countries to raise a family in, as voted by expats - The Independent

The IndependentThe 9 most welcoming countries to raise a family in, as voted by expatsThe IndependentIsrael -- The country is popular with families, thanks to its high rating "with regard to education and health," says InterNations. 1. Uganda -- "Every single parent rates the friendliness of the local population towards children positively, and 68 ...
(23-07-2017)

More children are being expelled from Derbyshire's schools, shock figures reveal - Derbyshire Times

More children are being expelled from Derbyshire's schools, shock figures revealDerbyshire Times... as the curriculum gets narrower and children's experience of school is ever more focused on preparation for tests and exams, more students are becoming disengaged from school which in turn leads to problems with behaviour and mental health problems.
(23-07-2017)

Sick children's precious final moments caught on camera - STV News

STV NewsSick children's precious final moments caught on cameraSTV NewsWith serious health conditions and low life expectancy high among the children it supports, the organisation's photographers can often find it hard when a very sick child visits, or when they receive the news a child they have worked with has passed away.
(23-07-2017)

Father absence could affect the health of their children - Jamaica Observer

Jamaica ObserverFather absence could affect the health of their childrenJamaica ObserverFather loss is associated with cellular function as estimated by telomere length: Any father loss between birth and nine years of age leads to a reduction in telomere length, and the effect is greatest for children whose fathers die, about 16 per cent ...
(23-07-2017)

Fresh fears for children of alcoholics as MP claims government is backtracking on pledge - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukFresh fears for children of alcoholics as MP claims government is backtracking on pledgeExpress.co.ukLabour's shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth claims the Department of Health has failed to bring forward a promised strategy to help Britain's 2.6 million children who are living with a parent who drinks too much. Junior health minister Steve ...
(22-07-2017)

Huge number of parents with disabled children are suffering mental health problems - Huddersfield Examiner

Huddersfield ExaminerHuge number of parents with disabled children are suffering mental health problemsHuddersfield ExaminerThat is the shocking conclusion of a survey commissioned by the Disabled Children's Partnership (DCP), a coalition of more than 50 charities, which also found that nearly three-quarters of parents of disabled children have experienced mental health ...
(22-07-2017)
 
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Grub4life at the 8th Nursery Management Today Awards
On Friday 26th November Grub4life were proud to attend the 8th Nursery Management Awards at London’s Hilton Metropole Hotel. This annual event is a glittering evening, a bit like the Oscars for...
Grub4life at the 11th Annual Nutrition and Health Conference
This weekend was really busy for Grub4life- we were presenting at the 11th Annual Nutrition and Health conference at London’s Olympia.  We briefed over 400 health Professionals on our...
Grub4life Cook’s Training in Southwark
On Tuesday 23rd November grub4life will be hosting the 3rd Early Years Cooks Training session for Children’s Centre Cooks working in Southwark. This week we are looking at weaning- when it...
Toad Hall Nurseries join Grub4life to lead the way in Early Years Nutrition provision.
On Friday 5th November I attended a meeting for the 16 nursery cooks who cook for children every day who attend Toad Hall Nurseries. They were gathered together for the launch of a really exciting...
SAVE Cranfield Pre School
I am helping to raise money for Buckinghamshire based Cranfield Pre-School, a charity which needs £9,000 to stay open for 1 year. In the face of financial cuts staff and supporters of the Pre...
Reciprocal childcare...a good idea?
There has been an increase in the number of online companies offering a match making service for parents to find and offer reciprocal childcare. On the surface it seems a great idea, free childcare so...
Did it!!!
I did it!!! Completed Bromley's First Five 5k Fun Run! Dressed as a Russian Doll! I confess I did walk some of it...becuase I hadn't done enough training in advance...and the costumes made us very...
Fun Run dressed as a Russian Doll
HiThis Sunday I am running a 5k run for the CHernobyl Children's Project. My twin sister Frances, my younger sister Linda and my two daughters Bex (16) and Amy (11) and myself are running dressed as...
Grub4life members run for Chernobyl.
If you’re in the Croydon area this Sunday 19th April keep an eye out for 5 sweaty Russian Dolls- one of our most committed Grub4life members is running a 5K fun run in aid of the Chernobyl...
Easter is about more than Chocolate- Easter from around the world
In medieval times a festival of egg throwing was held in church, during which the priest would throw a hard-boiled egg to one of the choirboys. It was then tossed from one choirboy to the next and...
14th April 2009 is Vaisakhi for Sikhs
This is an important celebration for the Sikh community where in 1699 the identification of the Sikh community was made known as the Khalsa. Vaisakhi this year is Monday 14th April, but many towns and...
NEW RESOURCES- ALL FREE TO DOWNLOAD
It’s great to see that members have been responding to grubbylilzo’s blog- that’s exactly what Grub4life is all about- sharing information and supporting each other.We have some...
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Well, I can't believe that already I've had two messages and both were extremely helpful!!! I have looked on the resources section and am completely spoiled for choice!!!!  There's so much...
Secondary Schools in uproar over impending nutrient based stndards
Yesterdays news story about School Caterer’s concerns over the introduction of Nutritional standards for secondary schools which will be introduced in September made complete sense to me.The...
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Baked fish with sweet potato mash and vegetables

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