Photo: iStockphoto Whether you’re thoroughly experienced or just starting out, breastfeeding a baby can be a beloved (though not always easy!) part of motherhood. While getting the hang of nursing can take some time, for both mom and baby, once you find your rhythm it often becomes an established routine. But have you ever wondered
IN THIS ARTICLE Stuffed animals are soft and cuddly, which make them great companions for babies and toddlers. The innocent, cute-looking toys may seem like the ideal choice of toys to buy for your baby or someone else. But are all soft toys suitable for babies? Are they safe for babies of all ages? How
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Kids talk about receiving a cancer diagnosis, their personal experiences and advice to their peers. This video is an excerpt from A Journey of Hope, a DVD produced by St. Louis Children’s Hospital about what you need to know about your child’s cancer and care. For more information on St. Louis Children’s Hospital cancer services,
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“Is ADHD genetic?” is a highly nuanced question that it is not possible to answer with a simple “yes” or “no.” There is an increased risk of ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, in those who have a parent or sibling with the condition, but doctors know that other factors also play a role. ADHD
The current methods of diagnosing autism in children use questionnaires and psychologist evaluations. However, these methods can be stressful for those at a young age. New research now suggests an easy, more stress-free test that simply tracks the gaze. Researchers have devised a new, less stressful method of diagnosing autism based on ‘how a child
IN THIS ARTICLE Kids love playing in the water. You know it already if your little one refuses to get out of the bathtub even after they’re done bathing. But letting the child soak in the bathtub for too long is not a good idea. So how do you let them play in the water
Exposure to C. difficile in infancy produces an immune response that might protect against this gastrointestinal infection later in childhood, according to a study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases journal. Researchers found that infants who were naturally exposed to C. difficile in the environment and became colonized with the bacteria had antibodies in their blood.
Photo: iStockphoto Sexting among teens may not be the epidemic parents have been warned about. But despite education efforts and cautionary tales, it’s still, unfortunately, pretty common. While experts differ on statistics, a research report in the June 2019 edition of JAMA Pediatrics found that at least one in four teens receive sexually explicit texts
Photo: Courtesy of Andrea Landry My daughter’s birth was traumatic. There was a terrifying period of 15 minutes when her body was completely stuck in my birth canal, until she was forcefully pulled from my womb by two surgeons through C-section. But when she nursed for the first time, as she lay naked on my
Winter is coming. But is the baby ready for it with a closet full of warm clothes? Besides the usual winter gear such as sweaters, socks, and gloves, your baby will need a proper winter hat to keep them warm when they go out. The cold winter breeze can make them fall sick, and a
A new study from researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Cincinnati Children’s looks at the prevalence of abnormal thyroid function in youth with severe mood and anxiety disorder. It is the largest study to date of this population and will help mental health professionals better understand the predictors of abnormal thyroid function, like
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Our Playroom Tour – 3 Play Zones Every Kid Needs The Parenting Junkie will walk you through how to design a play space. You’ll get a playroom tour, more specifically a minimalist playroom tour. Throughout the minimalist inspired playroom tour you’ll see the 3 play zones kids need, including the messy zone, quiet zone, and
Dr. Dehra Harris, Pediatric Psychiatrist with Washington University at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, gives advice on how to know if your child is ready for kindergarten. For parents, Dr. Harris explains, it is important to understand that there is nothing magical about the cutoff date for your child to start school. It is far more
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What is Bipolar Disorder and Bipolar Symptoms? What is the meaning of Bipolar test results? Bipolar disorder is a serious mental health condition causing extreme mood swings from emotional highs (mania or manic period) to emotional lows (depression or depressive episode) with someone rapidly switching between the two. When depressed they feel sad, hopeless, and