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Babies who have problems with self-regulation also tend to have more media exposure, and their parents may be especially likely to benefit from help with managing these aspects of their children’s development, according to the study, “Infant Self-Regulation and Early Childhood Media Exposure” in the May 2014 issue of Pediatrics,
Walking to school can improve children’s health, and public health initiatives often focus on increasing the number of children who walk or bicycle to school.
The AAP offers tips for Spring Break
Each year, approximately 2.4 million people – more than half under age 6 – swallow or have contact with a poisonous substance.