According to a report in the journal Pediatrics, intimate partner violence, such as domestic abuse, can stunt the development of a child’s language, social or motor skills.
Compared to 15 years ago, a new study shows that young girls are developing breasts at an earlier age than before, due to a rise in obesity.
Compared to white children, African American children are reportedly 69% less likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, and Hispanics are 50% less likely.
Researchers followed adolescents from ages 14 to 18. More sleep was associated with a reduction in average BMI.
A recent study published in the Journal “Pediatrics” finds babies who are permitted to cry a bit while they are trying to go to sleep will not suffer any long term damage. But one local expert says in some cultures this practice would be considered taboo or unnecessary.
Many things can be done better at home than in a hospital environment and home visits and therapy can make a big difference.
Are you having a struggle with weight loss? Is it difficult to keep those extra pounds from attaching to your hips? Well now you have someone to blame.