An inexpensive and simple blood test to detect Down syndrome and other birth disorders is currently under research and development. This test could provide an improved alternative to current prenatal tests. (http://www.abilitypath.org/articles/article/hea..
The Language of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders http://www.fasdcenter.samhsa.gov/documents/WYNKLanguageFASD2.pdf Web brochure by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, entitled “The Language of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders” Fetal Alcoh..
Substance exposed or Intrauterine Drug Exposed (IUDE) infants have been exposed to toxic substances while in the womb. The most common substance exposure is to alcohol or illicit drugs, such as methamphetamines, heroin, marijuana, or cocaine. This present..
A cough from your young child in the middle of the night may be causing you anxiety if you live in California. The golden state has just declared that whooping cough (official diagnosis is pertussis) has reached epidemic proportions. Dr. Mark Horton, dire..
What is a feeding specialist and how do they get my child to eat? Due to complications at birth, my son had a g-tube put in. We are now beginning to wean him off the g-tube and allowing him to try eating by mouth. Do you have any suggestions on food to st..
PEW Research Center has released national findings on current trends of U.S. mothers by comparing women who gave birth in 1990 vs. woman who gave birth in 2008. Results of this report show a shift in age of mothers of newborns are older now than their cou..