Detecting Autism: Is Your Pediatrician Proactive Enough?

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Feel like there's a disconnect between you and your pediatrician? You're not alone. A soon-to-be published study in the Journal of Pediatrics examined how healthcare providers reacted (or didn't react) when parents voiced concerns about their children -- and discovered that it plays a major role in delayed autism diagnoses. A group of Oregon-based... Read more

New Study Says Babies Can Be Mean! Mom, Is Yours?

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Do not! I repeat, do not! upset the baby! A study from the University of British Columbia's Centre for Infant Cognition found that babies have a bit of a mean streak when they meet people they perceive as different. During the course of the experiment, babies were given a choice of snacks (either... Read more

Your Baby Will Learn Better by Sitting Up

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Break out the Bumbo seats - a  new study suggests that your baby may learn better when he or she is sitting up! Rebecca Woods, the assistant professor of human development and family science at North Dakota State University said recently, "an important part of human cognitive development is the ability to understand... Read more