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Non-parental child care and child cognitive outcomes at age 5, Growing up in Ireland, (2015)

The potential impact on children’s development of non-parental childcare at an early age has been the subject of much international debate (OECD, 2009)...

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Maternal health behaviours and child growth in infancy, Growing up in Ireland, (2014)

The prenatal and early life environment that a child experience has a profound influence on their health in infancy and subsequent pattern of physical and mental development. There is now a...

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No.1 Transition to school among five-year-olds, Growing up in Ireland, (2013)

This is the first in a series of Key Findings from the third wave of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland. The families of around 11,100 children were...

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No. 2 Socio-Emotional well-being of five –year-olds, Growing up in Ireland, (2013)

This is the second in a series of Key Findings from the third wave of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland. 

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No.3 Well-being, play and diet among five-year-olds, Growing up in Ireland, (2013)

This is the third in a series of Key Findings from the third wave of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland when the Study Child was five years of age.

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No.4 The family circumstances of five-year-olds, Growing up in Ireland, (2013)

This is the fourth in a series of Key Findings from the third wave of interviews with the Infant Cohort from Growing Up in Ireland when the Study Child was five years of age. 

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Development from birth to three years, Growing up in Ireland, (2013)

This report presents a first descriptive analysis of findings from the second round of data collection with the Infant Cohort of Growing up in Ireland when the children were three years old. It provides a...

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Parenting and infant development, Growing up in Ireland, (2013)

Infancy is the phase of the lifecycle when adult caregiving is at its most intense and is thought to exert its most significant influence. Infancy, derived from the Latin word for ‘non-speaker’, is generally defined as...

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Infant Cohort, Growing up in Ireland, (2013)

Growing Up in Ireland – the National Longitudinal Study of Children tracks the development of two groups of children, an Infant Cohort from nine months and a Child Cohort from nine years. 

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Mothers return to work and childcare choices for infants in Ireland, Growing up in Ireland, (2013)

Given that regular non-parental care of infants is so strongly linked to the employment status of their mothers, one key issue in understanding the care of infants in the first year of their life is how long their mother stays at...

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No1. The health of three-year-olds, Growing up in Ireland, (2011)

This is the first in a series of Key Findings from the second round of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing up in Ireland. 

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No.2 Family life and childcare for 3-year-olds, Growing up in Ireland, (2011)

This is a second in a Key Findings from the second round of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing up in Ireland. 

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No.3 Economic and financial circumstances among families of 3-years-old, Growing up in Ireland, (2011)

This is a third in a series of Key findings from the second round of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing up in Ireland. 

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No.4 Children physical growth from birth to age 3, Growing up in Ireland, (2011)

This is a series of Key findings from the second round of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing up in Ireland. 

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The infants and their families, Growing up in Ireland, (2010)

Growing up in Ireland tracks the development of two groups of children – an Infant Cohort (at nine months) and a Child Cohort (at nine years). The current report presents the first...

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No.1 Pregnancy and Birth, Growing up in Ireland, (2010)

This is the first in a series of Key Findings from the first wave of the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland. 

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No.2 Infant health, Growing up in Ireland, (2010)

This is the second in a series of Key Findings from the first wave of the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland. 

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No.3 Childcare and parenting support, Growing up in Ireland, (2010)

This is a third in a series of Key Findings from the infant Cohort in the Growing Up in Ireland study. It summarises some of the characteristics of nine-month-olds and their 

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Mothers returning to work and childcare choices for infants in Ireland, Growing up in Ireland, (2008 – 2009)

This report investigates three key research questions relating to the care of infants in Ireland: the characteristics of those mothers who take...

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