Tag Archives: Babies

Race or class irrelevant in intelligence of babies, groundbreaking Oxford study finds

LONDON — Babies born in similar circumstances will thrive regardless of race or geography, Oxford-led research has found, quashing the idea that race or class determines intelligence. In a scientific first, the team of researchers tracked the physical and intellectual development of babies around the world from the earliest days after conception to age two.… Read More »

Safely Soothing Teething Pain and Sensory Needs in Babies and Older Children

Consider treating teething pain with a teething ring made of firm rubber (not frozen) or by rubbing the gums with a clean finger. Read this article and watch these videos to learn more. Español  Subscribe: FDA Consumer Health Information Teething is normal but may be a painful experience for infants and toddlers. Too often, well-meaning… Read More »

Depression in New Moms Adversely Affects the Health of Babies and Other Family Members

Maternal depression experienced by half of expectant and new mothers go undiagnosed and untreated, which can lead to major long-term health problems both for parents and for their infants. In an effort to prevent such complications, a new report released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is once again urging doctors to screen mothers… Read More »