Month: October 2022

If you’re about to give up breastfeeding because of low milk supply, but wish you didn’t have to, read on. If you’re thinking about quitting breastfeeding/chestfeeding because you aren’t making enough milk for your baby, you aren’t alone. Low milk supply is one of the most common reasons new parents stop nursing and transition to
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Among children who experienced in-hospital cardiac arrest in the last 20 years, survival rates have increased significantly. Greater improvements have been seen among children who had recent cardiac surgery and cardiac arrest, with lesser gains in survival seen among children who had cardiovascular disease (CVD) and no recent history of cardiac surgery, according to preliminary
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A new analysis of U.S.-based pediatrics research published over the last decade found that just 9% of studies included non-English-speaking children or families, highlighting a lack of representation that could have serious implications for health equity. The findings are published today in a JAMA Pediatrics analysis led by University of Pittsburgh researchers. It is frankly
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In a recent Pediatrics journal study, researchers assessed the outcomes of children born to mothers infected during pregnancy with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). In utero, mother-to-child SARS-CoV-2 transmission is possible; however, the mechanisms remain unknown. Previous studies have reported the transplacental passage of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, thereby providing some passive protection to newborns.
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You may have heard that giving peanut butter to a baby is a bad idea. However, the allergy discussion over babies and peanut butter has changed. When can babies have peanut butter? In this episode of Mom Docs, Lila Kertz says introducing peanut butter to babies at an early age actually decreases the likelihood of
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Portuguese researchers have proven that hearing assessment in early-age infants can help predict milestones and early detection of neurodevelopmental disorder markers. Several studies suggest that the brain’s response to different auditory stimulus intensities in newborn babies can provide important information about basic auditory sensory processing skills, with cascading effects on aspects such as behavioral organization,
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Children aged 8 years or younger should be considered a group at high risk for more severe monkeypox disease, reports The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, the official journal of The European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. Young children would be a key target group
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Cooking delicious dishes in less than 30 minutes will be your new challenge, and with these cooking ideas and easy recipes, you will be able to meet that challenge. Sometimes we have very little time to prepare dinner, but that does not mean leaving out the taste of your favorite ingredients. Prepare your kitchen tools
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People with autoimmune or auto-inflammatory rheumatic diseases have an increased risk of infections. This can be due to the underlying disease itself, or may be caused by treatment with immunomodulating or immunosuppressive drugs. Vaccinations play an important role in infection prevention. But children with pedAIIRD require a vaccination schedule that takes into account their disease
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By trick-or-treating as safely as possible and preparing for all potential mishaps, you’ll be set for a night of fun, not fright.  Your toddler’s first Halloween is super exciting, but it can also be scary—both for your first-timer, who isn’t used to being out in the dark with spooky decorations; and for their parents, who
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Pediatric musculoskeletal ultrasound (PedMSUS) has great potential in the evaluation of children with arthritis, and since 2012 several PedMSUS courses have been endorsed by EULAR – The European Alliance of Rheumatology Associations. But despite this, there has been no agreed educational procedure for the conduct, content and format of these courses. This is critical, since
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Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2021 Tri My Best Adaptive Triathlon! Held virtually again this year, these incredible athletes ran, swam and biked their way to the finish line. Check out their video below and remember to keep staying active year-round! We look forward to our 2022 event!
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