Tag Archive: toddlers

Jun
25

Children whose parents smoked when they were toddlers are likely to have a wider waist and a higher BMI by time they reach ten years of age,

Children whose parents smoked when they were toddlers are likely to have a wider waist and a higher BMI by time they reach ten years of age, suggest researchers at the University of Montreal.

Jul
30

Breastfeeding may increase IQ for toddlers

Breastfeeding may increase IQ for toddlers and grade schoolers, as per a new study published online July 29 in JAMA Pediatrics. Infants who had been breast-fed to age 12 months had higher vocabulary scores at 3 years of age and registered higher verbal and nonverbal intelligence scores at 7 years of age compared with nonbreast-fed …

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May
28

Nature and nurture key for tots’ sleep

Genes play the biggest role in getting toddlers to sleep through the night, but environmental factors are more important for daytime naps, a twin study showed. (Source: Medpage Today)