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July 24, 2016

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July 24, 2016

Shaken Baby Syndrome Accepted as Diagnosis by Majority of Physicians

July 22, 2016 — Survey data reveals a high degree of medical consensus that shaking a young child is capable of producing subdural hematoma (a life-threatening pooling of blood outside the brain), severe retinal ... read more

Making Parenting a National Priority in U.S.

July 20, 2016 — A new report calls for a new national framework to support struggling parents. Developmental psychologists say the findings emphasize making parenting a national U.S. ... read more

Children Are Affected by Parental Substance Use

July 18, 2016 — Children whose caregivers misuse alcohol or use, produce or distribute drugs face an increased risk of medical and behavioral problems. According to a new clinical report, pediatricians hold the ... read more

July 15, 2016 — Working parents and grandparents who FaceTime with their toddlers can take heart from a new study that sheds new light that on young children and how they engage in—and learn from—screen-time ... read more

Struggling Families Crave Stability in Uncertain Times, Study Shows

July 15, 2016 — Over a third of families (more than 2 million households) in the United Kingdom are earning below the minimum income needed for an acceptable living standard. A new study has taken a new look at life ... read more

Youngest Siblings More Likely to Go Into Business, Study Finds

July 14, 2016 — The last-born children of non-entrepreneurial parents are more likely to go into business than first-borns, new research into birth order effects has ... read more

Income Inequality Leads Millennials to Start Families Before Marriage

July 14, 2016 — Rising income inequality, and the resulting scarcity of certain types of jobs, is a key reason young Americans are having babies before getting ... read more

Increase in Snacking Related to Parental Oversight

July 12, 2016 — In a new study examining how parenting contributes to snacking, researchers found that parents who have a hands-off approach to feeding children may unknowingly contribute to an increase in ... read more

One Small Step for Babies, One Giant Leap for Humankind

July 5, 2016 — Even before they stand up, infants have a rough idea of how to walk; they just need some time to lay down the right neural wiring. Understanding how babies take their first steps can also help us to ... read more

Does Home Comfort Promote Complacency?

July 4, 2016 — Youth who experienced high parental warmth and support are less civically engaged in young adulthood -- in comparison to their peers who received less parental affection. The surprising finding ... read more

Children Growing Up in Solo Mother Families Are Well Adjusted and Developing Well

July 4, 2016 — The number of children born to single women is increasing, partly as a result of social and legislative changes (in most jurisdictions) in the rights to parenthood. While technology has been readily ... read more

No Identity: One in Five Aboriginal Births Unregistered in Western Australia

July 3, 2016 — Nearly one in five Aboriginal children aged less than 16 years old in Western Australia had unregistered births according to new research that means thousands of Aboriginal children are likely to ... read more

Media Not the Scapegoat When It Comes to Teen Sex

June 30, 2016 — Parents and society shouldn't shift the blame for young people's sexual behavior on what teens supposedly see and read in the media about intimate encounters. So says a researcher who led a ... read more

Educating Parents on Healthy Infant Sleep Habits May Help Prevent Obesity

June 29, 2016 — Teaching parents bedtime techniques to encourage healthy sleep habits in their infants may help prevent obesity, according to researchers. Strong links exist between inadequate sleep and childhood ... read more

Childhood Binge Eating: Families, Feeding, and Feelings

June 28, 2016 — In order to put childhood binge eating into context, a new systematic review identifies two potential risk factors for binge eating in children under the age of 12. With family being the most ... read more

Helicopter Parents: Hovering May Have Effect as Kids Transition to Adulthood

June 28, 2016 — Parental involvement is crucial to a child's development into an adult, but researchers are finding that crossing the line between supportive and too involved could indirectly lead to issues ... read more

Greenery in Neighborhoods May Reduce Adolescent Aggressive Behavior

June 28, 2016 — Adolescents in urban communities may have less aggressive behaviors if they live in neighborhoods with more greenery, such as parks, golf courses, or fields. Studies have shown that the families we ... read more

June 27, 2016 — New research findings in mice may help explain how viral infection during pregnancy raises the risk of autism and schizophrenia in their offspring. The study may explain, among other things, how the ... read more

June 23, 2016 — Parents in the United States generally are not as happy as those who aren't parents. Not only that, the U.S. has the largest "happiness gap" among parents compared to non-parents in 22 ... read more

Helping Children With Autism Transfer New Communication Skills from Home to School

June 22, 2016 — A new study is testing whether an intervention with parents and teachers can help children with autism transfer newly acquired social communication skills from home into ... read more

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