Category: Child Health & Development

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Study: How Parents Can Help Premature Babies

According to a new study conducted in Australia, New Zealand and Canada, letting parents participate actively in the care of their premature infants has positive consequences for both of them. The trial showed that the babies involved put on more weight, had higher daily weight gain and were breastfed more often and more regularly (six …
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Poor Parenting Skills Are Not an Excuse for Corporal Punishment

– Corporal punishment is without a doubt the worst of all parenting methods, but many parents don’t know what to do instead. Although there are a lot of resources available about it, most of them are classified in “positive parenting” or “positive discipline” categories in bookstores or online. The common denominator is that they all advise against the …
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How Much Affection You Should Give to your Children (from 0 to 15 years old)

– Sometimes, it’s really difficult to know which and how many marks of affection to provide to your child. According to parenting expert and top-selling author Sue Atkins, the more hugs parents provide the better, but the type of love needed changes as the kid grow up. Read below Atkin’s advice about which different …
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Positive Stimuli Can Help Your Baby’s Brain Development

– Researchers in the UK and India have found evidence that early positive stimuli can help your baby’s brain development. They think that the genetic variations they measured between two parts of the brain may be determined by so-called “nurture” factors, which is more environmental than hereditary. This means that …
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Fetuses Are Able to Distinguish Between Different Languages

– In 1995, University of Kansas researchers published their findings regarding the broad “world gap” between children from low-income and higher-income backgrounds. They found that, by age 3, poor children would have heard 30 million fewer words spoken at home than their peers from more advantaged families. A gap closely …
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Cuddling – Skin-to-Skin Care – Has Benefits to Both Baby and Mom

– The positive effects of cuddling on infants have long been known. It helps their brain development and strengthens their feelings of attachment. Mom’s contact is one of the greatest medicine for a newborn. But what about mom herself? Well, according to science, cuddling, skin-to-skin care (SSC) or Kangaroo Care …
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Why You Should Praise your Kids Five Times a Day

– According to a new study by researchers at De Montfort University in England, praising children five times a day for their good behavior will help them thrive. The research showed that the children of parents using this kind of measure benefited from better well-being and lower hyperactivity and inattention …
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Smartphones and Tablets Hinder the Development of Toddlers’ Language Skills

– According to a new study from the University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, putting infants and toddlers in front of tablets and smartphones before the age of two can significantly hinder the development of their language abilities. In the UK, for example, kids under …
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Crying Babies Are Made, Not Born

– According to a new study, Danes, Germans and Japanese babies cry the least, while their peers in the UK, Italy and Canada cry the most. Denmark is not only the second best country to live in for women, but it also has the best healthcare system in Europe and …
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