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Parents Daily News Roundup

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Goody Blog Daily News Roundup

Disabled Parents Often Lose Custody Of Children, Report Finds
A new study estimates that there is an 80% child removal rate for the 6.1 million parents with intellectual or psychiatric disabilities in the U.S. (via Huffington Post)

Fetal Alcohol Exposure Affects Brain Structure in Children
Children exposed to alcohol during fetal development exhibit changes in brain structure and metabolism that are visible using various imaging techniques, according to a new study. (via ScienceDaily)

Bounce House-Related Injuries on the Rise in U.S
The number of U.S. children hurt while using inflatable bouncers, such as bounce houses and moonwalks, is 15 times higher than in 1995, according to a new study. (via Reuters)

School Districts Brace for Cuts as Fiscal Crisis Looms
The automatic budget cuts and tax increases that will kick in next year could spawn another round of belt-tightening at public schools already battered by the recession and its aftermath. (via New York Times)

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Parents Daily News Roundup

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Goody Blog Daily News Roundup

Therapy Can Help Scared Moms Avoid C-Sections
Group therapy can help women avoid risky and costly cesarean sections, especially first-time mothers fearful of childbirth, according to a new study. (via NBC News)

Clues to Cause of Kids’ Brain Tumors
New research on a genetic condition that causes brain cancer is helping scientists better understand the most common type of brain tumor in children. (via ScienceDaily)

Bacteria on Binkies: A Recipe for Crankiness
The latest research suggests that instead of curing crankiness, pacifiers may actually cause babies to be more unruly. (via Time)

School Districts Brace for Cuts as Fiscal Crisis Looms
If the government is unable to resolve the looming debt crisis, federal education programs for elementary and high schools will lose a little over $2 billion starting next fall. (via New York Times)

Four Family Cultures of America Indentified
Four types of family cultures—the Faithful, the Engaged Progressives, the Detached and the American Dreamers—are molding the next generation of Americans, a new study finds. (via ScienceDaily)

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