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Image: iStock In This Article As a parent, you want to provide your baby with a fun and stimulating environment to help them grow and develop. Sensory activities for a 1-year-old are a great way to do just that. These activities are designed to engage and stimulate their five senses – touch, taste, smell, hearing,
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Image: Shutterstock In This Article The use of retinol while breastfeeding lacks extensive studies, so little is known about its safety in lactating mothers. Retinol and retinoids are a group of compounds that are usually found in several skincare products for acne, skin pigmentation problems, fine lines, and wrinkles. They are available in topical and
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Minister for Development, Andrew Mitchell, has signed an agreement with the US today (Friday 3 February) to help children around the world secure twelve years of quality education. The new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will particularly support girls, who are disproportionately affected by marginalization, conflict and crisis, including extreme weather events such as flooding and
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Image: iStock In This Article Noticing your baby wheezing can be distressing, but not all wheezing should worry you. Around 50% of children may experience an episode of wheezing in the first year of life, according to one study (1). Wheezing may be a sign that there is an obstruction in the airways. The severity
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Implementing financial coaching for parents of infants in a pediatric primary care setting reduced missed well-child care visit rates by half and significantly improved receipt of vaccinations at a timely age, according to a new community-partnered pilot study led by UCLA researchers. The study, published in Pediatrics, is the first to examine the effectiveness of
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In a recent study posted to Research Square* and under review at the European Journal of Pediatrics, researchers reported findings of a multicenter study conducted across ten hospitals in Italy to investigate the safety of Remdesivir (RDV) in children affected by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Additionally, they examined its tolerability and the clinical characteristics of
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Image: Shutterstock In This Article Curious behaviors begin as soon as your child learns to explore the world around them. While some of these behaviors may be completely harmless, others can put the parents on edge, accentuating the need for toddler discipline. With increasing milestones, curious behaviors also include disarrayed emotional expressions, often presented as
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Image: Shutterstock In This Article Dravet syndrome (DS) in babies is a rare genetic condition, previously referred to as severe myoclonic epilepsyiXA brain-related phenomenon characterized by uncontrollable movements and loss of consciousness of infancy (SMEI) or epilepsy with polymorphic seizuresiXA type of seizure characterized by a varied pattern of body movements . It is characterized
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Recent advances in newborn heart surgery have greatly reduced brain injuries in infants with congenital heart disease, according to a 20-year study by scientists at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals and British Columbia Children’s Hospital (BCCH). The study, begun in 2001 and published this month in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, analyzed brain
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The world’s first international clinical guidelines to help prevent and treat heart complications in children undergoing cancer treatment have been created. The guidelines, published in JACC:Advances, cover cardiovascular disease assessment, screening and follow-up, for pediatric patients receiving cancer treatment with new molecular therapies, immunotherapy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The expert consensus, led by researchers from the
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The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), the clinical and educational leader in the care of patients with obesity, applauds the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) first comprehensive Clinical Practice Guideline for the Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Obesity released this month. One of the most common pediatric chronic diseases, childhood obesity is a
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