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Parenting Bulletin - June 2014 Archives


By any stretch (6/30/2014)

After the hectic delivery experience, newborns are almost immediately stretched out on an uncomfortable measuring board to assess their length because it serves as an indispensable marker of growth, health, and development. Tel Aviv University researchers are using new software that harnesses computer vision to more accurately measure infant length. The technique is much easier on infants and at least as accurate as conventional measuring methods. ...> Full Article


Kids with strong bonds to parents make better friends, can adapt in relationships (6/24/2014)

What social skills does a three-year-old bring to interactions with a new peer partner? If he has strong bonds to his parents, the child is likely to be a positive, responsive playmate, and he'll be able to adapt to a difficult peer by asserting his needs, according to a new University of Illinois study published in Developmental Psychology. ...> Full Article


Favourite US technique born in the USSR (6/23/2014)

Favourite US technique born in the USSRA new book by a Monash University medical historian reveals the roots of America's most popular method of natural childbirth in Stalinist Russia. ...> Full Article


Kids whose time is less structured are better able to meet their own goals (6/22/2014)

Children who spend more time in less structured activities -- from playing outside to reading books to visiting the zoo -- are better able to set their own goals and take actions to meet those goals without prodding from adults, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder. ...> Full Article


Three parents and a baby (6/21/2014)

Three parents and a babyA new treatment method by which three parents will beget a child will possibly become a reality in Great Britain. The method is supposed to eliminate defective mitochondria already in the test tube. Therefore, the nucleus of one egg cell has to be transferred to another egg cell bearing intact mitochondria. Scientists at the Vetmeduni Vienna show for the first time that a few defective mitochondria dragged along in the transfer could cause diseases. ...> Full Article


Anxious children have bigger 'fear centers' in the brain (6/20/2014)

The amygdala is a key 'fear center' in the brain. Alterations in the development of the amygdala during childhood may have an important influence on the development of anxiety problems, reports a new study in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry. ...> Full Article


New study sheds light on what happens to 'cool' kids (6/19/2014)

A new study has found that teens who tried to act cool in early adolescence were more likely to experience a range of problems in early adulthood. Teens needed more and more extreme behaviors to appear cool, eventually engaging in serious criminal behaviors in addition to alcohol and drug use. By young adulthood, they were found to be less competent overall than their less 'cool' peers. Teens were followed from age 13 to age 23. ...> Full Article


Company man or family man? Fatherhood and identity in the office (6/18/2014)

There is no 'one size fits all' image of how men view their role as fathers within the context of the workplace. However, fatherhood is becoming a more serious and time consuming role for men to fulfill. Therefore employers must acknowledge that many fathers want to be more than just traditional 'organization men' who dedicate their life to their work. ...> Full Article


What's the best way for toddlers to acquire verb meaning? (6/17/2014)

New research is shedding light on what kind of sentences are best at facilitating the growth of toddlers' vocabularies. A new study conducted at Northwestern University provides evidence that toddlers can learn verbs after hearing them only twice. ...> Full Article


Peer pressure is weaker for kids to quit smoking (6/16/2014)

Adolescents tend to be more powerful in influencing their friends to start smoking than in helping them to quit, according to sociologists. ...> Full Article


Infant immune systems learn fast, but have short memories (6/15/2014)

Forgetful immune systems leave infants particularly prone to infections, according to a new Cornell University study. Upending the common theory that weak immune cells are to blame, the study has found that infants' immune systems actually respond to infection with more speed and strength than adults, but the immunities they create fail to last. ...> Full Article


National network to evaluate fatherhood programs (6/14/2014)

To evaluate fatherhood programs and learn how to best serve low-income fathers, Temple University, in collaboration with the Center for Policy Research, has launched the Fatherhood Research and Practice Network. ...> Full Article


Early exposure to certain bacteria may protect toddlers from wheezing (6/13/2014)

Early exposure to certain bacteria may protect toddlers from wheezingResearch funded by the National Institutes of Health suggests that exposure to specific combinations of allergens and bacteria within the first year of life may protect children from wheezing and allergic disease. These observations come from the Urban Environment and Childhood Asthma study, which aims to identify factors responsible for asthma development in children from inner-city settings, where the disease is more prevalent and severe. ...> Full Article


Use of gestures reflects language instinct in young children (6/12/2014)

Young children instinctively use a 'language-like' structure to communicate through gestures, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The research shows that when young children are asked to use gestures to communicate, their gestures segment information and reorganize it into language-like sequences. ...> Full Article


Gestures research suggests language instinct in young children (6/11/2014)

Young children instinctively use a 'language-like' structure to communicate through gestures, according to psychologists. ...> Full Article


Left-handed fetuses could show effects of maternal stress on unborn babies (6/10/2014)

Left-handed fetuses could show effects of maternal stress on unborn babiesFetuses are more likely to show left-handed movements in the womb when their mothers are stressed, according to new research. ...> Full Article


Brain signals link physical fitness to better language skills in kids (6/9/2014)

Brain signals link physical fitness to better language skills in kidsChildren who are physically fit have faster and more robust neuro-electrical brain responses during reading than their less-fit peers, researchers report. These differences correspond with better language skills in the children who are more fit, and occur whether they're reading straightforward sentences or sentences that contain errors of grammar or syntax. ...> Full Article


Short intervals between pregnancies result in decreased pregnancy length (6/7/2014)

Short intervals between pregnancies result in decreased pregnancy lengthA new Ohio study demonstrates that women who have shorter birth spacing between the last delivery and their next conception have shorter pregnancy lengths, which puts mother and child at a greater risk for preterm birth. ...> Full Article


Ice Storm Project and maternal stress (6/6/2014)

A new study finds a link between prenatal maternal stress and the development of symptoms of asthma and autism in children. ...> Full Article


'Often and early' gives children a taste for vegetables (6/5/2014)

Exposing infants to a new vegetable early in life encourages them to eat more of it compared to offering novel vegetables to older children, new research from the University of Leeds suggests. ...> Full Article


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