Providing necessary care to transgender teenagersOctober 3rd 2020
Puberty can be scary for any teenager, but for the transgender teenager it can be an absolute minefield. A presentation at the virtual 2020 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition sheds light on how to provide appropriate, necessary care to this population.
Impact of a mother’s perinatal depression on a child’s developmentSeptember 21st 2020
A mother’s health during pregnancy and in the first weeks following delivery can have an impact on her future health. A new report looks at how her mental health could also impact her child’s development through not only infancy, but childhood and adolescence.
Mental well-being and families: How COVID-19 has changed thingsSeptember 3rd 2020
The total psychological toll of the COVID-19 pandemic may not be known for years, but a report sheds some light on how it’s impacted the families of hourly employees in some of the industries hardest hit by the lock-downs.
Groundbreaking guidelines issued for unexplained pediatric deathJune 23rd 2020
New consensus guidelines clarify the procedural guidance for investigation, certification, and reporting of sudden unexplained pediatric deaths to help medical professionals and families through these crises.
Working parents: Leave your day care guilt at the doorJune 16th 2020
Many parents worry that when they drop their child off at day care, they are setting their offspring up for less than optimal lifelong outcomes. A Canadian investigation indicates that parents may not need to worry so much.
How a childhood intervention could lead to better outcomes in future generationsJune 10th 2020
Parents-to-be and new parents pore over parenting guides to ensure their child has the best possible outcomes. A recent investigation examines whether interventions during childhood could produce even better results.
Suicide ideation and suicide attempts are common in teens with mental health problemsJune 9th 2020
Suicide has been on the rise in the pediatric population. Now a new report looks at the prevalence of suicide ideation and suicide attempts in teenagers and young adults with mental health problems.