child safety
September 18, 2018

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is repeating their decades-old call for a ban on manufacture and sale of the infant walkers. Though infant walker injuries have declined, thousands of children are still injured each year.

Infant walkers can lead to injuries from falling down stairs and gaining access to objects that otherwise may have been out of reach. Their use also can delay motor development, according to the study published yesterday.

Author: Ronnie Cohen
Source: NPR
Estimated time to read: 04:40

Image credit: NPR/Mint Images/Getty Images
September 12, 2018

In this post Dr. Nico Dosenbach, a pediatric neurologist and neuroscientist, advises parents on how to prevent common childhood brain injuries.

Author: Nico Dosenbach, MD, PhD
Source: BOLD – Blog on Learning and Development
Estimated time to read: 05:36