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Holiday Health and Safety Tips

With the holiday season in full swing, CDC recommends certain guidelines so children and parents stay healthy and happy and enjoy this most wonderful time of the year with their families and friends.

Here’s a simple and easy list of things you can do to stay healthy: from washing hands to staying warm, from avoiding . . . → Read More: Holiday Health and Safety Tips

Early Diagnosis, Intervention Improve Vocabulary of Children with Hearing Loss

Recent study finds that when hearing loss is diagnosed early in infants, much can be done to help improve children’s vocabulary.

“The Early Hearing and Detection Intervention guidelines recommend that all children be screened for hearing loss by 1 month of age; that any hearing loss be diagnosed by 3 months of age; and if . . . → Read More: Early Diagnosis, Intervention Improve Vocabulary of Children with Hearing Loss

Why a Baby’s Connection With a Parent Matters

Child psychiatrists studying attachment theory have discovered that children with strong bonds to their parents have a greater sense of self-confidence, better problem-solving ability, greater independence, better language competence, and better ability to form social relationships.

“Attachment theory was developed in the mid-20th century by a British psychiatrist, John Bowlby, whose own upper-class British upbringing . . . → Read More: Why a Baby’s Connection With a Parent Matters