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  • We need to talk about Formula

    • May 9, 2017
    • Neer Korn

    The majority of mums would like to breast feed their newborns. After all everyone, including doctors and nurses, tells them that breast is best. But what happens to those mums who simply can’t breastfeed, for whom due to any number of medical reasons simply cannot or find it too painful to breast feed? Nobody seems to want to talk to them about formula.

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    09

  • Modern Motherhood: Attitudes of Australian mums of younger kids

    • December 19, 2016
    • Neer Korn

    Our latest study, Mums of Young Ones: Understanding Modern Motherhood looks at the attitudes, behaviour, stresses and joys of Australian mothers with young children. While much has changed when it comes to priorities and lifestyle, many things have not.

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    19

  • How about a news outlet called Just the Good News?

    • November 8, 2016
    • Neer Korn

    We are drawn to bad news; we cannot help our morbid curiosity. News organisations know this all too well – bad news sells. But we don’t particularly like that aspect of ourselves. Images of devastation, war, accidents etc. are alluring, but we don’t feel good about ourselves for having seen them.

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    Nov

    08

  • Two issues where Australians and Americans diverge

    • October 28, 2016
    • Neer Korn

    While Australians will only reluctantly agree on it, their outlook, values and culture bears much that is similar to that of their US counterparts. Many of the shows they watch, music they listen to, books they read, movies they download and brands they love, are American. But the differences are also abundant and there are two issues in particular that leave Australians simply perplexed at their trans-Pacific allies – gun laws and the phenomena that is Donald Trump.

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    Oct

    28