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Thursday, May 24th, 2012
Long-Term Birth Control Works Better than Pill
Women who use long-acting methods of birth control are less likely to wind up pregnant than women who use shorter-term methods, which require daily or monthly remembering, a new analysis says.
NYPD Detains New Jersey Man in Etan Patz Case
A suspect is in custody after making statements to NYPD detectives implicating himself in the disappearance and death of Etan Patz, a 6-year-old boy who vanished 33 years ago from his Manhattan neighborhood.
CA Health Officials Testing 35 Babies for TB
Health officials are testing 35 babies for tuberculosis after a person with an active case of the life-threatening disease visited neonatal-intensive care units at two Northern California hospitals.
Parenting Group Bans Unvaccinated Adults
The recent whooping cough (pertussis) epidemic in Washington state has prompted the parent support group PEPS to issue a new policy regarding participation in their groups.
Washing Machine Child’s Mom: I’ll Press Charges
The single mother of a toddler who was locked in an active washing machine in a video that has gone viral said on TODAY Thursday that she plans on pressing charges against the babysitter who watched as the ordeal unfolded.
United Drops Early Boarding for Children
Just in time for summer vacation, families with small children traveling on United Airlines will no longer be able to board early.
Categories: GoodyBlog, News | Tags: airplane travel, birth control, birth control pill, Etan Patz, iud, missing baby, tuberculosis, vaccinations, vaccines, washing machine
Friday, April 27th, 2012
Lawyer: Autistic Boy’s Teacher Didn’t Call Him ‘Bastard’
The former teacher of an autistic boy allegedly mistreated by staff at a New Jersey school did not call him “a bastard” or make other harsh comments that were secretly recorded by the child’s father, her lawyer said in a statement.
Mexican Woman Pregnant With Nine Babies, Report Says
A Mexican woman is pregnant with nine babies – six girls and three boys – the country’s main broadcaster Televisa reported on Thursday night.
Missing Children in U.S. Nearly Always Make it Home Alive
Anxiety over two cases of missing children in the news this week – New York’s Etan Patz and Arizona’s Isabel Mercedes Celis – masks an encouraging development in the search for U.S. boys and girls who disappear: More than 99 percent now return home alive.
Can Addictive Behaviors Be Predicted in Preschool?
Children’s behavior at age 3 offers some surprising clues about their risk of developing addictive behaviors like problem gambling or drug misuse in their 30s, according to data from an ongoing study of nearly 1,000 people in New Zealand.
Colicky Babies May Be Having Early Migraines
Frequent, unexplained crying in infants, known as colic, may be an early sign of migraine headaches, a new study suggests.
Bullied Children at Greater Risk for Self-Harm
Children who are bullied are three times more likely than others to self-harm by the time they are 12 years old, according to a new study.
Monday, January 30th, 2012
Carpooling Parents Don’t Always Use Booster Seats
Parents use booster seats inconsistently when carpooling with young kids, according to a new study.
One-Room School Also One-Student School
In a prosperous ranching corner of Montana, Amber Leetch, age 11, makes up the entire Sunset School District 30.
A Blog as Therapy for Teenagers
Researchers find blogging provides a therapeutic value for teenagers.
Updated Guidelines for Treating Babies Exposed to Drugs in the Womb
The question of how best to help babies who have been exposed to drugs in the womb — including prescription pain medications, antidepressants and illicit drugs like methamphetamine and cocaine — can be an emotionally charged issue. Bringing science to bear on the issue, the American Academy of Pediatrics has just updated its guidelines on treating these infants.
British Teen Hospitalized After Eating Nothing but Chicken Nuggets for 15 Years
Talk about being a picky eater. A British teenager reportedly has eaten “practically nothing” but chicken nuggets for the past 15 years. And now she’s paying for it.
Blood Found in Home Belongs to Missing Girl
Blood discovered in the home of the father of missing Maine toddler Ayla Reynolds did come from the girl and was “more blood than a small cut would produce,” the girl’s family says investigators told them.
Categories: GoodyBlog, News | Tags: Ayla Reynolds, blog, bloggers, booster seats, car seat, carpooling, chicken nuggets, drugs, missing baby, moms on drugs
Thursday, January 19th, 2012
Study: 1 in 8 Low-Income Parents Waters Down Formula
Many low-income parents feel they must resort to “formula stretching,” to keep their infants fed, even with government food assistance programs, a new study shows.
Missing Toddler’s Mom Unable to Complete Polygraph
The mother of a toddler reported missing from her father’s home in Maine a month ago says she was unable to finish a lie detector test because of a medical condition.
Parents Fret Possible All-Harbaugh Super Bowl
As sure as a parent would find picking one child they love more than another impossible, they’d struggle watching one succeed at the other’s expense. And that’s in any situation, let alone the Super Bowl.
Heartbreak Brings these Military Families Together
Two heartbreaking deaths were able to bring two military families together for healing.
Video: Year Of The Dragon
A baby boom is expected in China in 2012 — the Year of the Dragon. Many parents consider it good luck for their kids to be born now: across Asia, the dragon symbolizes wealth, wisdom, and good fortune.
Monday, October 17th, 2011
Missouri National Guard Joins Search For Missing Baby Lisa Irwin
Missouri National Guard officials joined the search for a Kansas City baby on Sunday, one day after investigators reportedly found soiled diapers and baby wipes in the area of a vacant home near the missing girl’s residence.
Profanity on TV Linked to Foul-Mouthed Kids
Is TV turning our kids into fountains of four-letter words? Maybe so, says a new study that finds a link between foul-mouthed inner-city children and profanity-ridden shows and video games.
Risk of Autism Is Five Times Higher in Low-Birthweight Babies
Low-birthweight babies are at risk for all sorts of motor and cognitive delays, and researchers have just added autism to the list. A new study from the University of Pennsylvania finds that premature babies weighing less than 4.5 lbs. at birth are five times more likely than babies born at a normal weight to have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Pediatric Experts Expand ADHD Guidelines to Include Preschoolers and Older Teens
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released new guidelines for diagnosing and treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in preschoolers as young as 4. Previous guidelines, issued in 2000 and 2001, focused on children aged 6 to 12, but the new recommendations expand the targeted age group to 4 to 18 to include both preschoolers and older teens.
Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
CNN Study: Schoolyard Bullies Not Just Preying on the Weak
A new study commissioned by CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360°” found that the stereotype of the schoolyard bully preying on the weak doesn’t reflect reality in schools.
‘Unions’ Empower Parents to Push for Reform
Shoehorned into a small living room in a South Los Angeles apartment, a dozen parents discuss why their kids’ school ranks as one of the worst in the nation’s second-largest school district.
Parents Arrested for Sneaking Kids into Better Schools
Parents in four different states have been arrested this last year for sending their children to public schools outside their boundaries, according to a recent op-ed by Micheal Flaherty.
When Your Baby Disappears — And All Eyes Turn To You
It can’t be any fun being the mother of missing baby Lisa Irwin right now. First, Deborah Bradley discovered her 10-month-old blue-eyed daughter was missing from the family’s Missouri home. Then, all eyes turned to her.
Tuesday, July 26th, 2011
How to negotiate with your kids
Here are some tips to start teaching your kids the fine art of negotiation.
Police: Missing baby, teen sitter found in DC
A 7-month-old Baltimore boy and the 16-year-old girl left in charge of the baby while his father went to the store were found Monday in Washington, more than two days after they disappeared, police said.
Can Technology Prevent the Death of Children Left Behind in Cars?
The Department of Transportation on Tuesday is holding a roundtable to discuss how to prevent the death of children left in hot vehicles. Already, 22 have died of such hyperthermia this year, after last year’s record number of 49.
Police officer catches baby thrown by kidnap suspect
A Chicago police officer was in the right place at the right time early Monday when he caught a baby thrown to him by a kidnapping suspect, according to a report in a local newspaper.
Children send illicit text messages
Children as young as six months are playing with gadgets and youngsters are using their parents’ mobile phones without their knowledge, research has suggested.
Mother-child bond takes stressful toll when kid has ADHD
Ever since the second day her son went to kindergarten, Penny Williams has worried about him. That’s the day Williams, a real estate broker in Asheville, N.C., got her first call from her child’s teacher. Luke wasn’t ready for school, the teacher told Williams. He couldn’t sit still and didn’t want to participate.