Month: January 2017

Overinvolved Mothers Make Social Anxiety Disorder Worse

Study: Overinvolved Mothers Make Social Anxiety Disorder Worse

When mothers of children with social anxiety disorder try to support their children, it often backfires. The results of an experiment involving building difficult puzzles indicate that, even at home, mothers of children with the disorder are more involved with...

/ January 24, 2017
8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Solid Foods

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Solid Foods

After about 6 months, you’re faced with the next stage: starting solids. This is when feeding your baby gets confusing and complicated. Feeding your baby in the first few months is pretty straightforward. You have two choices: breast milk or...

/ January 18, 2017
Premature Infants' Brain Impairments Begin in Womb

Premature Infants’ Brain Impairments Begin in Womb, Yale Study Finds

Even before they are born, premature babies may display alterations in the circuitry of their developing brains… According to a first-of-its-kind research study by Yale School of Medicine researchers and their colleagues at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and...

/ January 18, 2017
Toddler Saves His Brother From Fallen Dresser

[VIDEO] Toddler Saves His Brother From Fallen Dresser

A Utah mother is sharing a heart-stopping video of her toddlers narrowly escaping tragedy after a dresser toppled onto them, hoping to raise awareness about the importance of safely securing furniture. The video, captured on home surveillance footage last Thursday...

/ January 16, 2017
Study Shows How Superhero Culture Affects Kids

Study Shows How Superhero Culture Affects Kids

Study found that children who frequently engage with superhero culture are more likely to be physically and relationally aggressive. There’s a lot of good that kids can take away from watching their favorite superheroes — defending and protecting the weak, using...

/ January 15, 2017
Abortions Hit Lowest Level Since 1974

U.S. Abortions Hit Lowest Level Since 1974

Even as the election outcome intensifies America’s abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974. The report, which counted 926,200 abortions...

/ January 13, 2017