Interesting Child Health Links 3/3/2018

The Following are Dr. Smo’s links to interesting articles about children and child health for the week of 3/3/18 



  1. Find out why so many toddlers go through a “No” phase and why it is so important for their psychological development to do so in the link below.

https://www.todaysparent.com/family/parenting/why-your-toddlers-no-phase-is-so-important-and-how-to-survive-it/

 

2. I am well aware that there are a lot of advocates of parents co-sleeping with their infants but I am still a fan of following the “Safe Sleep” guidelines. Read this article and decide for yourself.

https://www.webmd.com/baby/news/20180212/baby-suffocation-deaths-from-cosleeping-rise

3. Not heard about the new trend among teens, “Juuling”?  I hadn’t either until I read this article. Learn by simply clicking the link below.

https://yourteenmag.com/health/physical-health/what-is-juuling?utm_content=buffer45ed0&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

4. Sleep is vital to good health and sharp cognitive functioning. Find out how Fitbits © are teaching us these lessons.

https://www.inc.com/julian-hayes-ii/fitbit-studied-6-billion-nights-of-sleep-learned-secret-to-better-mornings.html?cid=sf01001&sr_share=twitter

 

5. This is early information, but it seems like someone has come up with a blood test to detect autism. This is a big step forward toward early recognition and treatment. Click the link below to learn more.

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320962.php

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