Healthy DevelopmentInfo Center
Beddy Bye for Pre-K
Early bedtimes are a must for preschoolers. They should really have their heads on the pillows by 8:00 PM. Lack of sleep early on could lead to learning difficulties once the bell rings for school to begin.
Moral Reasoning Changes With Age
Like adults, children generally know the difference between an accident and a mean-spirited act. But how they respond to these events changes over time.
A Grimm's Sleepy Fairy Tale
In The Grimm's Fairytale Rumplestilskin, a gnarly fellow stays up all night spinning straw into gold. Children who aren't getting enough sleep can become a grumpy Rumplestilskin too. This sleep deprivation can lead to bullying children at school.
Food Allergies Can Lead to Asthma
The beginning of the allergy march in babies and young children may originate from food allergies. Food allergies often begin in babies as early as three months old.
May the Language Force be With You
Moms and Dads alike rejoice when their baby says that first word. It is usually 'Daddy' as the mommies are usually doing a bit more coaching.
Children With Cystic Fibrosis Benefit From Exercise
Children and teens with cystic fibrosis (CF) often have difficulty exercising due to their diminished lung performance.
Marital Discord Disruptive to Infants Sleep
Happy homes make happy children. Can one say the same thing about infants? Infants in a home where marital strife abides have a much more difficult time getting restful sleep, according to a new study from Oregon State University.
Pregnancy Nutrition Report
Sometimes pregnant women go overboard with weight gain because they believe they're eating for two. A new study shows that the extra weight gain may have a direct impact on the baby's future health.
Football Injuries are Increasing
Associating with sports teams is a valuable experience for all ages. The risk/reward ratio is worth considering when football is your child's sport of choice.
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Are geniuses "gene" geniuses or are they environmental geniuses? Those were really the only two explanations offered up to explain the Einstein types. Now, hormones have been thrown into the ring as a possible influencing factor.