Flexischooling in Scotland – the facts

Flexischooling was in the news last week in Scotland, as Aberdeenshire Council debated a motion that would 'allow flexischooling' in the county. There have been numerous press articles, and helpful, 'what is flexischooling' explainers. Radio Scotland's morning phone-in show devoted…

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Big Birthas Research Findings

Big Birthas research findings

How does being a larger mum affect your pregnancy and labour? The members of Big Birthas Parenting Science Gang know that there can be higher risks for mums with a high BMI, but what about the many larger mothers who…

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How Hot Is My Baby In A Carrier?

How hot is my baby in a carrier?

An citizen science experiment by the Science-Aware Natural Parenting Science Gang There are so many rules to live by when you’re a new parent, but it can be hard to tell what is based in fact and what is not. For…

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First Findings Of The Mealtime Hostage Research

First Findings of the Mealtime Hostage Research

Image: David Goehring (CC by 2.0) The Mealtime Hostage Parenting Science Gang are a group of parents of children who, for various reasons, have difficulty developing an interest in eating. These children are often highly selective in the variety and quantity of…

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The Babywearing And Temperature Experiment

The babywearing and temperature experiment

How much should we worry about babies overheating in slings? How hot do they actually get? The Science-Aware Natural Parenting Science Gang collaborated with Dr Davide Fillingeri of Loughborough University. This poster that the group made for our final event…

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Breastfeeding & Healthcare Experiences

Breastfeeding & Healthcare Experiences

Our Breastfeeding & Healthcare Experiences (BF HCE) PSG has been running 2 complementary studies: looking at how personal breastfeeding experiences affect professional practice in health care professionals, in collaboration with Dr Yan-Shing Chang (King's College London), and looking at the…

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New PSG Study On Reading – Get Involved!

New PSG study on reading – get involved!

Update! Recruitment for this study is now closed. If you are enrolled on the study and have any questions, please email the research team on bookspsg@gmail.com Read with your child for science! We are a group of parents and carers interested…

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