Early life stress is associated with youth-onset depression for some types of stress but not others

Examining the association between eight different types of early life stress (ELS) and youth-onset depression, a study reports that individuals exposed to ELS were more likely to develop a major depressive disorder (MDD) in childhood or adolescence than individuals who … Read more…

Troubling connection between workplace pregnancy discrimination and health of mothers, babies

Perceived pregnancy discrimination indirectly relates to increased levels of postpartum depressive symptoms for mothers and lower birth weights, lower gestational ages and increased numbers of doctor visits for babies, according to a management study. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN … Read more…

Pioneering brain haemorrhage treatment reduces long-term disability in premature babies

Premature babies with serious brain haemorrhage treated with a ‘brain washing’ technique were twice as likely to survive without severe learning disability when compared with infants given standard treatment. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN DEAL UPDATE: