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Parents are too busy to potty train their children early enough – survey

Photo: Thinkstock Parents are too busy to potty train their children early enough – survey Independent.ie Parents are too busy to potty train their children early enough – not recognising the strain the delay puts on their bladders and bowels, a survey suggests. https://www.independent.ie/life/family/parenting/parents-are-too-busy-to-potty-train-their-children-early-enough-survey-37787743.html https://www.independent.ie/migration_catalog/article36250951.ece/da516/AUTOCROP/h342/Toilet-training-ts Email Parents are too busy to potty train their children… Read More »

Can children get arthritis?

Sadly, yes. Most people think of arthritis as a disease for older adults to worry about, but children can get arthritis too. Children with arthritis face similar problems to their adult counterparts, but in addition, they may have to deal with growth issues, bone deterioration at an earlier age, and missing out on enjoying a… Read More »

Maternal Depression, But Not Exposure to SSRIs, Associated with Worse Executive Functioning in Children  

While we have considerable data on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy, most of this research focuses on the risk of congenital malformations in exposed children.  We have far less information regarding the long-term effects of SSRI antidepressants on neurodevelopmental outcomes in exposed children. A recent study looks at executive functioning… Read More »