Publications

 

Brown V, Moodie M, Baur L, Wen LM, Hayes  A. (2017) The high cost of obesity in Australian pre-schoolers.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12628

 

Wen LM, Rissel C, Baur LA, Hayes A, Xu H, Whelan A, Hua M, Shaw M, Phongsavan P. A 3-arm randomised controlled trial of communicating Healthy Beginnings advice by telephone (CHAT) to mothers with infants to prevent childhood obesity. BMC Public Health 2017; 17:79. Available at: URL: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/17/79

 

Hayes A, Chevalier A, D'Souza M, Baur L, Wen LM, Simpson J. Early childhood obesity: Association with healthcare expenditure in Australia. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Aug; 24(8):1752-8. Epub 2016 Jul 6.

 

Laws R, Hesketh KD, Ball K, Cooper C, Vrljic K, Campbell KJ. Translating an early childhood obesity prevention program for local community implementation: a case study of the Melbourne InFANT Program. BMC Public Health. 2016 Aug. 8:16:748.

 

 

Reports

 

“Childhood overweight and obesity” from the NSW Parliament Standing Committee on Social Issues

Recommendation 8

That pre-conception, pregnancy and early life stages are better incorporated in programs that aim to address childhood overweight and obesity.