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Access to services and facilities

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 3 ‘Housing, Neighbourhood and Community’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Parenting and the Neighbourhood Context’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parental service use and informal networks in the early years’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Overweight, obesity and activity’

Accidents and injuries

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 6 ‘Child Health and Development’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 6 ‘Child Health and Development’
Sweep 4 Report ‘Health inequalities in the early years’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parenting and Children’s Health’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 9 ‘Child health and development’
GUS Accidents & Injuries Briefing 2013
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 3 ‘Child Health’

Activities undertaken by children

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parenting Styles and Parenting Responsibilities’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 5 ‘Activities with Others’
Sweep 3 Report ‘The impact of children’s early activities on cognitive development’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Changes in child cognitive ability in the pre-school years’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 6 ‘Parenting’

Alcohol use (parental)

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 9 ‘Parental Health’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 10 ‘Parental health’
10 Year Report, Part One ‘Inequalities in the Early Years’

Alcohol and pregnancy

Understanding of the use of alcohol in pregnancy amongst women in Scotland
(MSc Dissertation)
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 2 ‘Pregnancy and Birth’
10 Year Report, Part One ‘Inequalities in the Early Years’
10 Year Report, Part Two ‘Changes in Outcomes and Inequality Across the Two Cohorts’

Antenatal classes

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 3 ‘Pregnancy and Birth’
CRFR Research Briefing 36 ‘Breastfeeding in Scotland: the impact of advice for mothers’
GUS Report ‘Exploring the experiences and outcomes for advantaged and disadvantaged families’ (from Sweep 1)
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parental service use and informal networks in the early years’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 2 ‘Pregnancy and Birth’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’

Attachment

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 4 ‘Parenting Young Children’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parenting and Children’s Health’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Changes in cognitive ability in the pre-school years’

Behaviour

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parenting Styles and Parenting Responsibilities’
Sweep 4 Report ‘Children’s social, emotional and behavioural characteristics at entry to primary school’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parenting and Children’s Health’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Early experiences of primary school’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’

Benefits and Tax Credits

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 2 ‘Family Characteristics’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 2 ‘Overview: Scottish Children at Age 3’

Books and reading

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parenting Styles and Parenting Responsibilities’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 5 ‘Activities with Others’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parenting Styles and Parenting Responsibilities’
GUS Literacy Briefing 2013 Young children in Scotland and their experience of books and stories
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 6 ‘Parenting’
10 Year Report, Part Two ‘Changes in Outcomes and Inequality Across the Two Cohorts’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’
Language Development and Enjoyment of Reading: Impacts of Early Parent-Child Activities in Two Growing Up in Scotland Cohorts

Breastfeeding

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 4 ‘Parenting Young Children’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Food and Activity’
CRFR Research Briefing 36 ‘Breastfeeding in Scotland: the impact of advice for mothers’
GUS Report ‘Exploring the experiences and outcomes for advantaged and disadvantaged families’ (from Sweep 1)
Sweep 4 Report ‘Health inequalities in the early years’
Journal article in Public Health Nutrition ‘The relative importance of social class and maternal education for breastfeeding initiation’
Journal article in Maternal and Child Health ‘Juggling work and motherhood: the impact of employment and maternity leave on breastfeeding duration’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 3 ‘Infant Feeding’
GUS Infant Feeding Briefing 2013
Change in breastfeeding patterns in Scotland between 2004 and 2011 and the role of health policy Skafida, V (2014) in European Journal of Public Health doi:10.1093/eurpub/cku029
10 Year Report, Part One ‘Inequalities in the Early Years’
10 Year Report, Part Two ‘Changes in Outcomes and Inequality Across the Two Cohorts’

Car ownership

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 3 ‘Housing, Neighbourhood and Community’

Child health and development

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 6 ‘Child Health and Development’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 6 ‘Child Health and Development’
GUS Research Findings 3/2008 ‘Issues of child health and development at ages 1-2 and 3-4 years’ (Sweep 2)
Sweep 3 Report ‘The impact of children’s early activities on cognitive development’
Sweep 4 Report ‘Children’s social, emotional & behavioural characteristics at entry to primary school’
Sweep 4 Report ‘Health inequalities in the early years’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Changes in child cognitive ability in the pre-school years’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parenting and Children’s Health’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Early experiences of primary school’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Overweight, obesity and activity’
Thrive at Five: Comparative child development at school-entry age by Save the Children
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 9 ‘Child health and development’
10 Year Report, Part One ‘Inequalities in the Early Years’
10 Year Report, Part Two ‘Changes in Outcomes and Inequality Across the Two Cohorts’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 3 ‘Child Health’

Child height and weight/BMI

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 6 ‘Child Health and Development’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Food and Activity’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Overweight, obesity and activity’
10 Year Report, Part One ‘Inequalities in the Early Years’

Childcare

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 8 ‘Childcare’
GUS Research Findings No 2 ‘Use of childcare by parents with young children’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 9 ‘Childcare and Work-Life Balance’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Multiple childcare provision and its effect on child outcomes’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Changes in child cognitive ability in the pre-school years’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parental service use and informal networks in the early years’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Early experiences of primary school’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 8 ‘Childcare’
Birth Cohort 2 Research Findings ‘Patterns of childcare use amongst families with 10-month old children’
Birth Cohort 1 report ‘Characteristics of pre-school provision and their association with child outcomes’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 6 ‘Parenting Support’
Uptake and views about Early Learning and Childcare at age 4

Child poverty

Sweep 4 Report ‘The circumstances of persistently poor children’
Sweep 4 Report ‘Health inequalities in the early years’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Changes in child cognitive ability in the pre-school years’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parenting and Children’s Health’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Change in early childhood and the impact of significant events’
10 Year Report ‘Tackling inequalities in the early years: Key messages from 10 years of Growing Up in Scotland’

Cognitive development

Sweep 3 Report ‘The impact of children’s early activities on cognitive development’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Multiple childcare provision and its effect on child outcomes’
Secondary analysis of data from GUS – ‘Impact of the home learning environment on child cognitive development’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Changes in child cognitive ability in the pre-school years’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Early experiences of primary school’
Thrive at Five: Comparative child development at school-entry age by Save the Children
10 Year Report, Part One ‘Inequalities in the Early Years’
10 Year Report, Part Two ‘Changes in Outcomes and Inequality Across the Two Cohorts’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 4 ‘Child Development’

Contact (following parental separation)

Sweep 3 Report ‘Non-resident parents’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 7 ‘Non-resident parents’

Cultural activities

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 5 ‘Activities with Others’
Sweep 3 Report ‘The impact of children’s early activities on cognitive development’

Dental health

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 6 ‘Child Health and Development’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 9 ‘Child health and development’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’

Development scales

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 6 ‘Child Health and Development’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 9 ‘Child health and development’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 4 ‘Child Development’

Diet and nutrition

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 4 ‘Food and Eating’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Food and Activity’
Sweep 4 Report ‘Health inequalities in the early years’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Overweight, obesity and activity’
CRFR Briefing 62 Is there something special about family meals?
10 Year Report, Part One ‘Inequalities in the Early Years’

Disabilities (child)

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 6 ‘Child Health and Development’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 9 ‘Child health and development’
The impact of disability on the lives of young children: analysis of data from the Growing Up in Scotland study
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 3 ‘Child Health’

Disabilities (parent)

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 9 ‘Parental Health’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 10 ‘Parental health’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parental Health’

Discipline

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parenting Styles and Parenting Responsibilities’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parenting Styles and Parenting Responsibilities’
Sweep 4 Report ‘Children’s social, emotional & behavioural characteristics at entry to primary school’

Drug use (parental)

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 9 ‘Parental Health’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 2 ‘Pregnancy and Birth’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 10 ‘Parental health’

Educational activities

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parenting Styles and Parenting Responsibilities’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 5 ‘Activities with Others’
Sweep 3 Report ‘The impact of children’s early activities on cognitive development’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Changes in child cognitive ability in the pre-school years’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Early experiences of primary school’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’

Employment

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 2 ‘Characteristics of Children and their Families’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 2 ‘Family Characteristics’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Change in early childhood and the impact of significant events’
Sweep 6 Report ‘The involvement of grandparents in children’s lives’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 1 ‘Characteristics and circumstances of children and their families’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 8 ‘Childcare’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 2 ‘Overview: Scottish Children at Age 3’

Family mealtimes

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 4 ‘Food and Eating’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Food and Activity’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Overweight, obesity and activity’
CRFR Briefing 62 – Is there something special about family meals?

Family characteristics and circumstances

Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 2 ‘Overview: Scottish Children at Age 3’

Fathers

Fathers in the early years: How do they balance their work and family life? (2015) Kadar-Satat, G & Koslowski, A Edinburgh: Scottish Government & Family Friendly Working Scotland

First three months

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 4 ‘Parenting Young Children’

Flexible working

Family friendly working and low income families Report for Family Friendly Working Scotland
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 9 ‘Childcare and Work-Life Balance’

Food and eating

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 4 ‘Food and Eating’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Food and Activity’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Overweight, obesity and activity’
CRFR Briefing 62 ‘Is there something special about family meals?’

Government supported initiatives

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 5 ‘Parental Support’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parental service use and informal networks in the early years’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 5 ‘Parenting support’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 1, Introduction
Language Development and Enjoyment of Reading, Chapter 5 ‘Parental engagement with Bookbug and PlayTalkRead’
Language Development and Enjoyment of Reading, Chapter 6 ‘Relationship between aspects of the policy initiatives and home learning activities and vocabulary ability’

Grandparents

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 5 ‘Parental Support’
GUS Report ‘Use of informal support by families with young children’ (from Sweep 1)
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 8 ‘Parental Support’
Sweep 6 Report ‘The involvement of grandparents in children’s lives’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 5 ‘Parenting support’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 6 ‘Parenting Support’

Health and health inequalities

Sweep 4 Report ‘Health inequalities in the early years’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parenting and Children’s Health’

Home learning environment

Sweep 3 Report ‘The impact of children’s early activities on cognitive development’
Sweep 4 Report ‘Impact of the home learning environment on child cognitive development’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Changes in child cognitive ability in the pre-school years’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parenting and Children’s health’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 6 ‘Parenting’
10 Year Report, Part One ‘Inequalities in the Early Years’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’
Language Development and Enjoyment of Reading, Chapter 4 ‘Comparing participation in home learning activities across the two cohorts’
Language Development and Enjoyment of Reading, Chapter 6 ‘Relationship between aspects of the policy initiatives and home learning activities and vocabulary ability’

Household division of labour

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parenting Styles and Parenting Responsibilities’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parenting Styles and Parenting Responsibilities’

Housing

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 3 ‘Housing, Neighbourhood and Community’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Change in early childhood and the impact of significant events’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 1 ‘Characteristics and circumstances of children and their families’

Income

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 2 ‘Family Characteristics’
Sweep 4 Report ‘The circumstances of persistently poor children’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Change in early childhood and the impact of significant events’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 1 ‘Characteristics and circumstances of children and their families’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 2 ‘Overview: Scottish Children at Age 3’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 4 ‘Child Development’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parental Health’

Internet access

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 3 ‘Housing, Neighbourhood and Community’

Lone parents (see also non-resident parents)

Lone parent families with young children – findings from the Growing up in Scotland study
Sweep 5 Report ‘Change in early childhood and the impact of significant events’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’

Maternity leave

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 4 ‘Parenting Young Children’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 8 ‘Childcare’

Mental health and well-being (parental)

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 9 ‘Parental Health’
Sweep 4 Report ‘Maternal mental health and its impact on child behaviour and development’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Change in early childhood and the impact of significant events’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 10 ‘Parental health’
10 Year Report, Part One ‘Inequalities in the Early Years’
10 Year Report, Part Two ‘Changes in Outcomes and Inequality Across the Two Cohorts’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parental Health’

Neighbourhoods

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 3 ‘Housing, Neighbourhood and Community’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Parenting and the Neighbourhood Context’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Overweight, obesity and activity’

Non-resident parents

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 5 ‘Parental Support’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 2 ‘Family Characteristics’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Non-resident parents’
Sweep 6 Report ‘The involvement of grandparents in children’s lives’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 7 ‘Non-resident parents’

Obesity (child)

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 6 ‘Child Health and Development’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Food and Activity’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Overweight, obesity and activity’

Outdoor play

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 5 ‘Activities with Others’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Parenting and the Neighbourhood Context’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Overweight, obesity and activity’
GUS Briefing for Play Scotland – What do we know about play?

Parental conflict (following separation)

Sweep 3 Report ‘Non-resident parents’

Parental health

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 9 ‘Parental Health’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Change in early childhood and the impact of significant events’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 10 ‘Parental health’
10 Year Report, Part One ‘Inequalities in the Early Years’
10 Year Report, Part Two ‘Changes in Outcomes and Inequality Across the Two Cohorts’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parental Health’

Parental involvement in school

Sweep 6 Report ‘Early experiences of primary school’
Sweep 6 Summary ‘Early experiences of primary school – parental involvement in school activities’

Parental support

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 5 ‘Parental Support’
GUS Report ‘Use of informal support by families with young children’ from Sweep 1
GUS Research Findings No 4 ‘Sources of formal and informal support for parents of young children’ (Sweep 1)
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 8 ‘Parental Support’
CRFR Research Briefing 40 ‘Parenting practices and support in Scotland’
Sweep 4 Report ‘Health inequalities in the early years’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parental service use and informal networks in the early years’
Sweep 6 Report ‘The involvement of grandparents in children’s lives’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 5 ‘Parenting support’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 6 ‘Parenting Support’

Parenting activities, inc split by resp/partner

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parenting Styles and Parenting Responsibilities’
Language Development and Enjoyment of Reading: Impacts of Early Parent-Child Activities in Two Growing Up in Scotland Cohorts

Parenting and Neighbourhoods

Sweep 3 Report ‘Parenting and the Neighbourhood Context’

Parenting classes

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 5 ‘Parental Support’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 8 ‘Parental Support’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parental service use and informal networks in the early years’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 5 ‘Parenting support’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’

Parenting styles and responsibilities

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parenting Styles and Parenting Responsibilities’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parenting Styles and Parenting Responsibilities’
GUS Research Findings 4/2008 ‘Parenting styles and parental support’ (Sweep 2)
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parenting and Children’s Health’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Overweight, obesity and activity’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 6 ‘Parenting’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’

Parenting techniques

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parenting Styles and Parenting Responsibilities’
CRFR Research Briefing 40 ‘Parenting practices and support in Scotland’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 6 ‘Parenting’

Physical activity

Sweep 3 Report ‘Food and Activity’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parenting and Children’s Health’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Overweight, obesity and activity’

Play

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 5 ‘Activities with Others’
Sweep 3 Report ‘The impact of children’s early activities on cognitive development’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Overweight, obesity and activity’
GUS Briefing for Play Scotland – What do we know about play?
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 6 ‘Parenting’

Pregnancy and birth

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 3 ‘Pregnancy and Birth’
GUS Research Findings No 3 ‘Pregnancy, birth and early parenting’ (Sweep 1)
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 2 ‘Pregnancy and Birth’

Pre-school education

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 10 ‘Experiences of Pre-School Education’
GUS Research Findings 2/2008 ‘Experiences of pre-school education’ (Sweep 2)
Sweep 5 Report ‘Changes in child cognitive ability in the pre-school years’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Early experiences of primary school’
Birth Cohort 1 report ‘Characteristics of pre-school provision and their association with child outcomes’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’

Resilience

GUS Report ‘Exploring the experiences and outcomes for advantaged and disadvantaged families’ (from Sweep 1)
Sweep 4 Report ‘Health inequalities in the early years’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parenting and Children’s Health’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’

Rural areas

GUS Report ‘Growing up in rural Scotland’ (from Sweep 1)
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 3 ‘Housing, Neighbourhood and Community’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Parenting and the Neighbourhood Context’

Sedentary activities (TV and computers)

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parenting Styles and Parenting Responsibilities’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 5 ‘Activities with Others’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Food and Activity’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parenting and Children’s Health’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Overweight, obesity and activity’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 5 ‘Child Television Viewing’

School

Sweep 4 Report ‘Children’s social, emotional and behavioural characteristics at entry to primary school’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Early experiences of primary school’
Thrive at Five: Comparative child development at school entry age by Save the Children

Smoking

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 9 ‘Parental Health’
GUS Report ‘Exploring the experiences and outcomes for advantaged and disadvantaged families’ (from Sweep 1)
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 10 ‘Parental health’
10 Year Report, Part One ‘Inequalities in the Early Years’
10 Year Report, Part Two ‘Changes in Outcomes and Inequality Across the Two Cohorts’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 7 ‘Parental Health’

Social, emotional and behavioural development

Sweep 4 Report ‘Children’s social, emotional and behavioural characterictics at entry to primary school’
Sweep 4 Report ‘Maternal mental health and its impact on child behaviour and development’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parenting and Children’s Health’
Sweep 6 Report ‘Early experiences of primary school’
10 Year Report, Part One ‘Inequalities in the Early Years’

Social networks

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 5 ‘Parental Support’
Sweep 3 Report ‘Parenting and the Neighbourhood Context’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parental service use and informal networks in the early years’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 6 ‘Parenting’

Sources of advice and support

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 8 ‘Parental Support’
GUS Report ‘Use of informal support by families with young children’ from Sweep 1
GUS Research Findings No 4 ‘Sources of formal and informal support for parents of young children’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parental service use and informal networks in the early years’
Sweep 6 Report ‘The involvement of grandparents in young children’s lives’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 5 ‘Parenting support’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’

Speech and language development

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 6 ‘Child Health and Development’
Sweep 4 Report ‘Maternal mental health and its impact on child behaviour and development’
Sweep 4 Report ‘The circumstances of persistently poor children’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Changes in child cognitive ability in the pre-school years’
10 Year Report, Part Two ‘Changes in Outcomes and Inequality Across the Two Cohorts’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 4 ‘Child Development’
Language Development and Enjoyment of Reading, Chapter 3 ‘Comparing vocabulary at age 3 across the two cohorts’
Language Development and Enjoyment of Reading, Chapter 6 ‘Relationship between aspects of the policy initiatives and home learning activities and vocabulary ability’

Support for parents, informal and formal

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 8 ‘Parental Support’
Sweep 5 Report ‘Parental service use and informal networks in the early years’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 5 ‘Parenting support’
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 6 ‘Parenting Support’

Teenage parents

The experiences of young mothers aged under 20: analysis from the Growing Up in Scotland study
10 Year Report, Part Three ‘Reducing Inequalities in Outcomes in the Early Years’
Birth Cohort 2 Age 3 Report, Chapter 3 ‘Child Health’

Transition to pre-school

Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 10 ‘Experiences of Pre-School Education’
GUS Research Findings 2/2008 ‘Experiences of pre-school education’ (Sweep 2)

Transition to primary school

Sweep 6 Report ‘Early experiences of primary school’

Weaning

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 4 ‘Parenting Young Children’
Birth Cohort 2 First Report, Chapter 3 ‘Infant feeding’
GUS Infant Feeding Briefing 2013

Work-life balance

Sweep 1 Report, Chapter 8 ‘Childcare’
Sweep 2 Report, Chapter 9 ‘Childcare and Work-Life Balance’

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