Category: Children

Apr
27
2017

Child Abuse. What can be done to stop it? Build your community. Build its hope!

“Over the past 10 years, more than 20,000 American children are believed to have been killed in their own homes by family members.” The horror of child abuse is all too common. Please do your part. Build your community. Build its hope …

Dec
08
2016

New Infant Sleep Recommendations announced by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Updated 2016 recommendations by the AAP draw on new research regarding sleep-related infant deaths and serve as the first update to the Academy policy since 2011.

Dec
07
2016

Breast is best!

In 2015 over 80% of mothers started breast-feeding their infants at birth and more than 50% were continuing to do so at six months. Washington, Oregon and Montana led the way with breast-feeding rates of over 90%. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, “human milk is uniquely superior for infant feeding.”

Nov
26
2016

Peanut allergy patch! The NIH announces a possible treatment for peanut allergy in children

NIH Research Matters recently reported that a wearable skin patch that delivers tiny amounts of peanut protein through the skin shows promise for treating children with peanut allergy.