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  • The Outcome of Excessive or Persistent Crying

    The Outcome of Excessive or Persistent Crying What is the outcome of persistent or excessive crying? D. Wolke and his team explored this question in a recent pediatric article.   Read More...

  • Effects of Maternal Anxiety on Developing Fetus

    What are the effects of maternal anxiety on the developing fetus? This is a very difficult question to answer with any certainty. Glover and her group have in the past studied the effects of stress in terms of contraction of the uterine artery (causing distress to the fetus) and also the correspondence of high levels of cortisol in the mother and in the fetus.   Read More...

  • Secure Beginnings Brochure

    Secure Beginnings Brochure

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  • Infant Mental Health Fact Sheet

    Infant Mental Health Fact Sheet

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  • The Acculturation of Latino Immigrant Women

    The Acculturation of Latino Immigrant Women in the USA Common wisdom would dictate that immigrant Latino women, coming from Mexico, Central and South America, should try to “acculturate” as soon as possible to enjoy the benefits of the US dominant culture. This would mean that they might try to learn to speak English, perhaps speak English at home and to “adopt” new and more modern ways of rearing children and doing things with the family. However, in view of several recent studies, this should ...  Read More...

  • Are the "Terrible Two's" a Cultural Phenomenon?

    Are the “Terrible Two’s” a cultural phenomenon? A recent study by Mosier and Rogoff (2003) suggests that the “Terrible Two’s” may in fact be a product of our cultural beliefs and associated power-assertive parenting strategies. Mosier and Rogoff observed U.S.   Read More...

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