Tag: child

12 Gifts for the Mom Expecting Her 2nd (or 6th) Child

Finding the perfect gift for a mom who’s expecting her second (or third or fourth or — *gulp* — fifth or more) child can be tough. She probably already has all the newborn necessities, like a crib and a high chair and whatnot, plus a million other things she never really needed in the first

First-of-its-kind surgery allows child with AFM to walk again

First-of-its-kind surgery allows child with mysterious polio-like disease to walk again – as CDC figures show rates are on the rise Brandon Noblitt, eight, of Greenville, South Carolina, came down with a common cold two years ago Within one week, he was left paralyzed and doctors diagnosed him with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) His family

How to avoid raising a materialistic child

If you’re a parent, you may be concerned that materialism among children has been on the rise. According to research, materialism has been linked to a variety of mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression, as well as selfish attitudes and behaviors. But there’s some good news. A new University of Illinois at Chicago

How to Choose the Right Dentist for Your Child

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that kids should visit a pediatric dentist when their first tooth comes in or no later than their first birthday.  Here’s how to choose the right dental professional to help you keep your kid’s teeth in tip-top condition.  Finding a pediatric dentist The best way to find a

Pediatricians Make Change to Child Car Seat Guidelines

THURSDAY, Aug. 30, 2018 — Kids should ride in rear-facing car safety seats until they reach the highest height and weight their seat can hold, a leading pediatricians’ group now says. The previous advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics was to stop using a rear-facing seat when a child was 2 years old. “Fortunately,

Exposure to maternal HTN may up risk of ASD, ADHD in child

(HealthDay)—Exposure to hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) may be associated with an increase in the risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring, according to a review published online June 6 in JAMA Psychiatry. Gillian M. Maher, M.P.H., from University College Cork in Ireland, and colleagues conducted a systematic literature