Thursday, October 1, 2020
Tags Parenting/child care/family

Tag: parenting/child care/family

Autistic people’s nerve cells differ before birth

Philadelphia, August 24, 2020 - Autism is a neurodevelopmental condition that researchers are now tracing back to prenatal development, even though the disorder is...

Commentary in Pediatrics: Children don’t transmit Covid-19, schools should reopen in...

A commentary published in the journal Pediatrics, the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, concludes that children infrequently transmit Covid-19...

Overcoming challenges of individuals with autism during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is stressful enough, but for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families, the crisis can...

National Poll: Many parents delay talking to kids about inappropriate touching

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Experts recommend starting conversations about inappropriate touching during the preschool years, but less than half of parents of...

Majority in national survey against separating immigrant families at US/Mexico Border

A clear majority of participants in a national survey about the zero-tolerance policy on the United States/Mexico border strongly opposed separating immigrant families and...

University of Miami researchers find an early behavioral marker for autism

In the first study of its kind, University of Miami researchers have found a strong behavioral signal to indicate which infants who have an...

The Lancet Psychiatry: US study reports rate of suicidal ideation in...

Around eight in every 100 children (8.4%; 673/7,994) aged 9-10 years in the USA report suicidal ideation (temporarily or regularly thinking about, considering, or...

Motherhood can deliver body image boost — new study

New research indicates that perfectionism is related to breast size dissatisfaction, but only in non-mothers - suggesting that mothers are more comfortable with their...

Many parents struggle for years to adjust after learning a child’s...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 18, 2019) - Two years after their child "comes out" as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB), many parents still say that...

Married US moms aim to have first baby in the spring,...

Educated and married American moms are more likely to try to time their pregnancy so that they have their first baby in the spring,...