As part of Australia's proposal to tackle the obesity epidemic, children's height and weight will be measured every 2 years unless parents opt out. The data collected could map child obesity around Australia and target where the problems are worse.
SA Healthy Deputy chief medical officer, Associate Professor Nicola Spurrier, confirmed that children attending childcare or preschool had a higher risk of getting more infections than children who do not attend as children's hygiene is not very good which makes…
Kelly James, from Brisbane, was excited to receive her son's school photos but was disappointed when she noticed that the photos had been edited beyond recognition from her son's normal facial features.
Parents were surprised when their child (in prep) arrived home with a star award, praising the parents for sending their child a healthy lunch, consisting chopped up carrot, apples, cucumber and cheese and pikelets, which met all the nutritional requirements.