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2014-02-27 18:39:10

Only 12 percent without coverage take classes; suggests more breastfeeding support needed, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health Just 12 percent of parents without insurance coverage take breastfeeding support classes that can offer crucial support and encourage new moms to breastfeed, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusively breastfeeding until...

Breastfeeding Give Babies A Cognitive Boost For A Variety Of Reasons
2014-02-27 06:05:54

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the years, many studies have shown that breastfed children score higher on IQ tests, and perform better in school. None of those studies, however, has been able to show why this is true. Theories seeking to explain why this is true include the mother-baby bonding time, something in the milk itself, and some unseen attribute of mothers who breastfeed their babies. A new study from Brigham Young's sociologists, published in The...

2014-02-25 16:30:09

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Jeffrey Levi, PhD, executive director of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) on First Lady Michelle Obama's proposal to ban the marketing of junk food and sodas in schools. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) "Since First Lady Michelle Obama launched Let's Move! in February 2010, the nation has begun to see tangible gains in the fight against childhood obesity. Today's...

2014-02-25 08:24:23

DUBLIN, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ghn2ft/distribution ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Distribution Transformers Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Distribution Transformers in US$ Million by the following Equipment Classes: -- Oil Filled Distribution Transformers --...

2014-02-21 23:02:22

In response to an article published by Nature World News, Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, says hearty appetites at a young age could be a warning sign for obesity development later in life. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, responds to an article published on February 18th by Nature World news, which discusses the correlation between babies that have good...

2014-02-21 08:27:54

CARLSTADT, N.J., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jinpan International Ltd. (Nasdaq: JST), a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of cast resin transformers, today announced that the Company will participate at the 26th Annual ROTH Conference, to be held March 9-12, 2014 at the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, California. Jinpan's presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 2:30-3:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Management is also available to meet with investors during...

2014-02-20 12:24:56

73 Percent Admit To Placing One Item or More Inside the Crib; 28 Percent Allow Babies to Sleep on Their Stomach NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Baby and Safe Kids Worldwide today announced the exclusive results from their new survey exposing the risks moms knowingly take in baby sleep safety. The findings from the survey, which polled 4,547 mothers with babies age one and under, are featured in a special report titled, "How Safe Is Your Sleeping Baby?" in the March...

2014-02-19 23:30:51

Dr. Westman has surveyed the literature and shows that the underlying reasons one-third of the children in the United States are not doing well have more to do with parents than schools. A recent Danish study revealed that even in smaller, stable society with effective schools the age of parents plays a key role in whether or not children develop psychiatric disorders. Madiison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The theme of Dr. Jack Westman's book Parent Power: The Key to...

2014-02-18 23:29:37

The Parenting Asperger's Resource Guide is a new program that teaches people how to help their children with Asperger's enjoy life. An overview on the website Vinaf.com points out if the program is worth buying. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The Parenting Asperger's Resource Guide, created by Dave Angel, shows people what Asperger's is and how it affects children. Asperger's is a mental disability that affects the way children develop and understand the around...

2014-02-18 12:27:22

LeapFrog products have been recognized 19 times as best-in-class educational entertainment by The Toy Industry Association EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced LeapPad(TM) Ultra, was honored as the "e-Connected Toy of the Year" at the 14(th) annual Toy Industry Association's Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards ceremony held in New York on February 15(th). This prestigious award...

Latest Childhood Reference Libraries

2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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