Co-sleeping hasn’t always been a hot topic. There once was a time when, among most cultures, bed sharing wasn’t just acceptable – it was the societal norm. Even today, there are countries in which co-sleeping is still considered the cultural norm. But in the developed world, the debate of whether or not to co-sleep is one that stirs heated conversations, both in person and on the internet.
Study: Autistic Boys Receiving Sensory-Motor Enrichment Therapy Show More Improvement than Those Without
Traditional therapies for autism have been in place for a while, but we’re only beginning to skim the surface of autism. We are still not completely sure of why it happens. Or how it’s best treated. Granted, we do have some ideas, but there is still so much left to learn. This couldn’t be more apparent after researchers took a look at the effects of sensory-motor enrichment therapy on autistic boys.
According to the most recent results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 6.4 million American children have received an ADHD diagnosis in their lifetimes. This is an increase of 16% since 2007 and a 53% increase over the last decade. With statistics like these, it’s no wonder that ADHD has been a hot topic among parents, health care professionals, researchers, experts and government officials.
If your children aren’t out of school yet, they will be very soon, and you know what that means! Trips to the beach, theme parks, nature trails, and even just your local city parks.
All preemies have more than their share of obstacles to overcome, but the smaller and more premature a baby is, the more they must fight to survive. Harley Gulliksen’s parents know this better than most.
An expectant mom did make it in time to the hospital, but still could not manage to give birth to her daughter in the delivery room. That is because little Hannah was born just outside in the parking lot and with help from an unlikely member of the hospital staff – the valet!
Shock in Poland today after a newborn baby was born with 4.5 grams of alcohol in its blood – which is almost 23 times the adult drink drive limit.
Previous studies have linked numerous benefits to breastfeeding, for both mom and baby. But can breastfeeding actually reduce the risks of ADHD in children A recent study, published in Breastfeeding Medicine, the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, seems to suggest so.
It seems like at least once a year, there’s an incident where a stroller has rolled out onto a subway track. Earlier this week, yet another occurred at the West Philadelphia train station.
Congenital heart disease, a birth defect that causes infants to be born with structural heart problems, is one of the most common types of birth defects in the world today. The defect can be so serious that it threatens or claims the life of the young child. No one really knows why some children are born with it, but after a recent study, published in the online version of the journal Nature, they are now one step closer.
Today Angelina Jolie, one of the most dominating screen actors in existence, shared her experience and why she made the choice to undergo an elective, preventative double mastectomy.
A baby dying in his mother’s womb has been saved by doctors in Spain who performed and in-utero surgery. The infant was suffering from a rare condition affecting his lungs and causing his heart to fail, but at 10 months old, his is now healthy and thriving.
A couple weeks ago I was invited to Texas to Cooper Tire’s test facility in Pearsall to learn more about vehicle safety. Women account for 85% of all consumer purchases. And while they reportedly request 65 percent of the service work at car repair shops, many will admit that they know little about tire safety.