Tag Archive: delays

Apr
19

According to a study published in Pediatrics, taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)

According to a study published in Pediatrics, taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) to treat depression, anxiety and other mental health problems during pregnancy may be associated with a higher risk of autism and developmental delays in male children.

Jun
01

Guidance for identifying motor delays in children

An algorithm that includes formal developmental screening of children for possible motor delays and variations in muscle tone at their 9-, 18-, 30-, and 48-month well-child visits could help affected children receive diagnostic evaluations and treatments in a more timely fashion, according to new guidelines. (Source: Medscape)

May
29

AAP urges Peds to look for motor delays

┬áPediatricians should evaluate children with suspected motor delays during routine developmental screenings using a new 12-step guide, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. The AAP clinical report recommends formal developmental screening during well-child visits at 9, 18, and 30 months, including observation of a variety of motor skills and gross motor milestones such as …

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