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Childcare lessons for boys encouraged

Encouraging infant-nurturing skills among at-risk boys could help to reduce family violence, a Waikato public health nurse says.

Judy Barnett says life-threatening injuries suffered by babies and infants frequently came by a male member of the household, and often not the child’s father.

“It made me wonder how big the gaps are in our community’s knowledge around infant care,” she told the Public Health Association’s conference in Christchurch.

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