Parenting

Latest research on parenting. Everything from infancy through the teen years, including breastfeeding, colic, academic success, behavioral problems, teen relationships and more.

Children's learning is not affected by repeated sick days with...

Whereas severe infections with long-term hospitalizations can make it more difficult for a child to pass the 9th grade exam, recurring less serious severe infections do not affect children's learning.

Study finds language, achievement benefits of universal early childhood education

A study of more than 60,000 children enrolled in Norway's universal early education system has found the program improves language skills and narrows achievement gaps.

Securing a child's future needs to start during parents' teen...

A child's growth and development is affected by the health and lifestyles of their parents before pregnancy -- even going back to adolescence -- according to a new paper.

Countries investing in well-being allocate resources to child and adolescent...

A new research report shows that a high ranking in the Human Development Index is connected with the availability of mental health services. In a comparison between 17 European and...

Postnatal depression has life-long impact on mother-child relations

Postnatal depression (PND) can impact the quality of relationships between mother and child into adult life, and have a negative influence on the quality of relationships between grandmothers and grandchildren,...

Younger and older siblings contribute positively to each other's developing...

A new longitudinal study looked at whether younger siblings also contribute to their older sisters' and brothers' empathy in early childhood, when empathic tendencies begin to develop. The research found...

Lack of guidance may delay a child's first trip to...

Without a doctor or dentist's guidance, some parents don't follow national recommendations for early dental care for their children, a new national poll finds.

Newborn babies who suffered stroke regain language function in opposite...

A stroke in a baby -- even a big one -- does not have the same lasting impact as a stroke in an adult. A study found that a decade...

Increased stress on fathers leads to brain development changes in...

New research in mice has found that a father's stress affects the brain development of his offspring. This stress changes the father's sperm, which can then alter the brain development...
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