Preterm children have similar temperament to children who were institutionally deprived

A child’s temperament appears to be affected by the early stages of their life. Researchers have found children who were born very preterm (under 32 weeks gestation) or very low birthweight (under 1500g) had similar temperamental difficulties in controlling their … Read more…

Helicopter parents and ‘hothouse children’ — exploring the high stakes of family dynamics

The phenomenon of helicopter parenting most often occurs in middle- to upper-class families where stakes are high for parents to be able to show off their children’s success. Her research, which focuses on young adults 18- to 24- years-old, indicates … Read more…

Baby formula improved by ingredient often removed during homogenization

A clinical trial shows infants who consume formula containing milk fat globule membrane (MFGM) score higher in cognitive, language and motor development than infants consuming a milk-based formula that didn’t contain MFGM. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN DEAL UPDATE: