Caffeine consumption during pregnancy could stunt childhood growthNovember 11th 2022
A recent study found that children born to mothers who had consumed caffeine during pregnancy often had a reduced height during childhood compared with those born to mothers who had not consumed caffeine.
One year since AAP declared mental health crisis: What's changed?November 7th 2022
Lisa Hunter Romanelli, PhD, CEO of The REACH Institute, discusses how the mental health crisis in children has been addressed in the year since the crisis was declared by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Disparities in prenatal health of infants conceived by assisted reproductionNovember 7th 2022
Racial and ethnic disparities in adverse perinatal outcomes were significantly greater among women who used medically assisted reproduction (MAR) than those who conceived spontaneously, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics.
Semaglutide reduces BMI in obese adolescentsNovember 3rd 2022
In a recent study, adolescents, who received weekly doses of semaglutide 2.4 mg alongside lifestyle intervention, saw a significantly greater reduction in body mass index by week 68 than those only given lifestyle intervention.
Prenatal teledentistry: because oral-systemic health links begin in the wombOctober 28th 2022
Margaret Scarlett, DDS, and Michelle Strange, MSDH, RDH, outline how a mother's oral health can affect the oral health of her unborn child, and how teledentistry can help mothers access the care they need for themselves and their children.