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  • Technology Distracts Children from Reading and Conversation

    Technology Distracts Children from Reading and Conversation

    Reading and conversation are crucial for language development in children. Technology has also become a near-ubiquitous part of modern life. Unfortunately, a recent poll released by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and Read Aloud 15 MINUTES shows that more than one-third of parents report that popular technology use by their children routinely takes away from […] More

  • Tuna Fish

    Eating Fish During Pregnancy May Boost Development

    Fish is a lean, low-fat protein that is high in omega-3 fats as well as vitamin D and selenium. Despite some concerns about mercury, I ate tuna and other fish quite frequently for the omega-3 fatty acids while pregnant with my son. Now a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests […] More

  • Mother Breastfeeding Her Infant

    Breastfeeding Linked to Cognitive and Motor Development

    The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for all infants up to six months of age followed by continued breastfeeding for up to two years or beyond as mutually desired by mother and baby. Now a new study from researchers in Greece as published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health has linked […] More