Preterm children have similar temperament to children who were institutionally deprived

A child’s temperament appears to be affected by the early stages of their life. Researchers have found children who were born very preterm (under 32 weeks gestation) or very low birthweight (under 1500g) had similar temperamental difficulties in controlling their … Read more…

Young adults exposed to incarceration as children prone to depression

Young adults with childhood history of both parental incarceration and juvenile justice involvement were nearly three times more likely to have depression or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) compared to peers without any experience with the criminal justice system, according to … Read more…

For kids who face trauma, good neighbors or teachers can save their longterm health

New research shows just how important positive childhood experiences are for long-term health, especially for those who experience significant adversity as a child. Studies over the past 20 years have found a correlation between adverse childhood events (such as death … Read more…

Baby formula improved by ingredient often removed during homogenization

A clinical trial shows infants who consume formula containing milk fat globule membrane (MFGM) score higher in cognitive, language and motor development than infants consuming a milk-based formula that didn’t contain MFGM. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN DEAL UPDATE: