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Parenting Bulletin - April 2014 Archives


Nature and nurture: Baby's development is affected by genes and conditions in the womb (4/30/2014)

A recent study led by A*STAR's Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences found that genetics as well as the environment in the womb play important roles in the development of the baby. The effort by the international team of scientists and clinicians is the world's first attempt to discover how genetic and environmental factors affect the human epigenome . The results have fundamental implications for how epigenetic studies will be conducted in the future. ...> Full Article


Estimating baby's size gets more precise (4/29/2014)

New Michigan State University research aims to help doctors estimate the size of newborns with a new set of birth weight measurements based on birth records from across the country. ...> Full Article


Children living with a lone parent are as happy as those with 2 (4/25/2014)

Children living with a step-parent or a lone parent are as happy as those living with two biological parents. ...> Full Article


Study provides new insight into how toddlers learn verbs (4/18/2014)

Parents can help toddlers' language skills by showing them a variety of examples of different actions, according to new research from the University of Liverpool. ...> Full Article


Study finds toddlers 'surprisingly sophisticated' at understanding unfamiliar accents (4/17/2014)

A new study has found that by two years of age, children are remarkably good at comprehending speakers who talk with accents the toddlers have never heard before. ...> Full Article


How mothers help children explore right and wrong (4/16/2014)

Moms want their kids to grow up to be good people -- but how do they actually help their offspring sort out different types of moral issues? A new study shows many moms talk to their kids in ways that help them understand moral missteps. ...> Full Article


Babies prefer fairness -- but only if it benefits them -- in choosing a playmate (4/15/2014)

Babies prefer fairness -- but only if it benefits them -- in choosing a playmateBabies as young as 15 months preferred people with the same ethnicity as themselves -- a phenomenon known as in-group bias, or favoring people who have the same characteristics as oneself. ...> Full Article


Breastfeeding and infant sleep (4/12/2014)

In a new article published online today in the journal Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, Professor David Haig argues that infants that wake frequently at night to breastfeed are delaying the resumption of the mother's ovulation and therefore preventing the birth of a sibling with whom they would have to compete. ...> Full Article


Head injuries can make children loners (4/11/2014)

The study looked at kids three years after the initial incident and found that lingering injury in the brain's right frontal lobe is associated with lower social competence (participation in groups, number of friends, etc.). The study also suggests that therapy designed to improve working memory might 'treat' the social difficulties. ...> Full Article


Health benefits of 'green exercise' for kids shown in new study (4/10/2014)

Children who are exposed to scenes of nature while exercising are more likely to experience health-enhancing effects after activity, according to a Coventry University study published this week in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. ...> Full Article


Fatty acid composition in blood reflects the quality of dietary carbohydrates in children (4/9/2014)

Recently published research in the University of Eastern Finland found that fatty acid composition in blood is not only a biomarker for the quality of dietary fat but also reflects the quality of dietary carbohydrates. ...> Full Article


Grandparents may worsen some moms' baby blues (4/8/2014)

Does living with grandparents ease or worsen a mother's baby blues? The answer may depend on the mother's marital status, a new study from Duke University suggests. Married and single mothers suffer higher rates of depression when they live in multi-generational households in their baby's first year of life. But for moms who live with, but aren't married to, their partners, it's just the opposite. ...> Full Article


Probiotics do not help infants with colic (4/7/2014)

Giving probiotics to infants with colic does not appear to have any benefit, according to a large trial published today. ...> Full Article


Heat waves reduce length of pregnancy (4/6/2014)

When temperatures reach 32C or higher over a period of four to seven days, the risk of early-term delivery is 27 percent higher than on typical summer days, according to a study led by Nathalie Auger of the University of Montreal's Department of Social and Preventive Medicine. ...> Full Article


Study finds parental monitoring of children's media use is beneficial (4/5/2014)

Parental monitoring of the time children spend watching television, playing video games and being online can be associated with more sleep, improved school performance and better behavior by the children. ...> Full Article


Parental addictions associated with adult children's arthritis (4/4/2014)

The adult offspring of parents who were addicted to drugs or alcohol are more likely to have arthritis, according to a new study by University of Toronto researchers. ...> Full Article


Should whole-genome sequencing become part of newborn screening? (4/4/2014)

Should whole-genome sequencing be used in the public-health programs that screen newborns for rare conditions? That question is likely to stir debate in coming years in many of the more-than-60 countries that provide newborn screening, as whole-genome sequencing becomes increasingly affordable and reliable. The possibility of making whole-genome sequencing part of routine screening programs for newborns raises ethical, legal and social issues that should be weighed carefully, according to researchers at McGill University. ...> Full Article


Blood test may help predict whether a child will become obese (4/3/2014)

Scientists have found that a simple blood test, which can read DNA, could be used to predict obesity levels in children. ...> Full Article


Study is first to provide direct evidence that response of unborn children to glucose is associated with mother's insulin sensitivity (4/2/2014)

A study published in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, is the first to provide direct evidence that fetal brain response to a dose of sugar given orally to its mother is associated with the mother's insulin sensitivity. This may indicate that the risk of subsequent obesity and diabetes may be pre-programmed in the womb. ...> Full Article


Excess weight at 1 year postpartum increases moms' risk for diabetes, heart problems (4/1/2014)

Watch out for weight gain within a year of giving birth, to prevent new risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. ...> Full Article


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