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  • Alarm Signs in Infants and Parents

    Alarm Signs in Infants and Parents:

    Guide for the Clinicianin the Well-baby Clinic

    Dr. Maldonado

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  • Nornal Newborn Development

    Normal Newborn Development

    Dr. Maldonado

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  • Controversial Holding Therapies vs. Attachment Parenting

    Controversial Holding Therapies vs. Attachment Parenting A recent issue of the "Journal Child Maltreatment" included a report of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) concerning attachment therapy (Chaffin et al., 2006). The article contained a critique of the controversial holding therapies and coercive parenting approaches advocated by some clinicians for attachment disorders.   Read More...

  • A World of Babies

    A World of Babies Finally we have “manuals on child rearing” from other cultural perspectives. A new book, by Judy DeLoache and Alma Gottlieb is a collection of such manuals. The authors of the different chapters of this book, A World of Babies.   Read More...

  • The Fragile Male

    The Fragile Male This is a fascinating and compelling article about the innate fragility of males (Kraemer, Sebastian.British Medical Journal. 2000. 1609.   Read More...

  • Sleep Apnea

    Sleep Apnea Everything you always wanted to know about obstructive sleep apnea. This article is a very thorough, even though not very extensive review of the features of this, often neglected or ignored, problem. The piece provides an excellent review of the multiple causes of sleep apnea in the infant and young child, from malformations of the mandible, palate and soft palate, to tonsillitis and adenoiditis.   Read More...

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux

    Gastroesophageal Reflux Pediatric advice to parents changes from time to time, on issues like feeding, the position of the child while asleep, holding, etc. In this comprehensive review, Dr. Susan Orenstein, who is one of the world’s experts on gastroesophageal reflux has some new advice for clinicians and parents.   Read More...

  • Poverty and Children

    Poverty and Children In an issue of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, James Garbarino includes a chapter on being poor in the United States. Ixchel finds that the author offers a fresh and more "in depth" account of what being a poor child is, including some personal memories of his own childhood. The review is historical and includes data up to the late 90’s regarding poverty.   Read More...

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