Alex May

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Cesarean Delivery May Cause Epigenetic Changes In Babies DNA

Babies coming into the world by cesarean section experience epigenetic changes, a study has found. So far there has not been enough follow up to know …

How Childhood Trauma Could Be Mistaken for ADHD

Some experts say the normal effects of severe adversity may be misdiagnosed as ADHD.<p>Dr. Nicole Brown’s quest to understand her misbehaving pediatric patients began with a hunch.<p>Brown was completing her residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, when she realized that many of her low-income …

14 Most Outdated Pieces of Baby Advice

Much of yesterday's baby wisdom has been proven untrue today. We checked in with Parents advisor Ari Brown, M.D., author of Baby 411, to get the scoop on why these old-school parenting facts have become fiction.<p><b>The truth</b> Babies don't get stinky from sweat the way adults do, so they only need a bath …

Defense Against Misinformed Parenting Advice

When you’re learning to navigate the turbulent waters of new parenthood, you’ll undoubtedly encounter a lot of folks offering what they think are …

In real life, depressed Lady Mary would have been tied to the bed

When fans of “Downton Abbey” last saw Lady Mary Crawley, she had given birth to a son and her husband, Matthew, had died in a car accident. Six months later, Lady Mary haunts the abbey, dressed in black, staring listlessly and ignoring her son.<p>“Take an interest in something,” her brother-in-law Tom …

Sexting Common Among Middle Schoolers With Behavioral Or Emotional Problems (STUDY)

BY ANDREW M. SEAMAN<p>NEW YORK Mon Jan 6, 2014 7:38am EST<p>(Reuters Health) - More than one in five middle-school aged children with behavioral or emotional problems has recently engaged in sexting, according to a new study.<p>What's more, researchers found those who reported sexting in the past six months …

The Over-Praise Dilemma: When Complimenting Kids Actually Holds Them Back

"Amazing job!" "Perfect!" "What an incredibly beautiful drawing!"<p>Across playgrounds, schoolyards and classrooms, it is common to hear well-intentioned parents, caregivers and teachers heap high praise on children -- particularly those with low self-esteem.<p>But a new study suggests that when adults …

Hand of a premature baby lit to find the baby’s veins

Hand of a <i>premature baby</i> lit to find the baby’s veins. This allows drugs and fluids to be administered intravenously. Photographed at The Sofia Children’s Hospital, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.<p>On a side note, if you use a bright enough light and try this on your own hand, you’ll be able to see the veins running through your hands.

BBC

BBC<p>Professor Chris Idzikowski, director of the Sleep Assessment and Advisory Service, has analysed six common sleeping positions - and found that <i>each sleep position is linked to a particular personality type.</i><p><b>Thinker:</b> Those who curl up in the foetus position are described as tough on the outside but sensitive at heart. They may be shy when they first meet somebody, but soon relax.<p><b>Log (15%):</b> Lying on your side with both arms down by your side. These sleepers are easy going, social people who like …

First Look at Disney's ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY