This week in parenting: 2/6/14

How your teenager perceives your parenting has been found to effect their academic achievement. Teenagers who perceived more support for their autonomy and greater warmth had higher academic achievement.

Babies who were exposed to high levels of hostility from their parents including marital conflict at 9 months were shown to be at increased risk for emotional problems at age 5.

A study has found a relationship between effective discipline and substance use from the 4th through to the 9th grade.

Parental control has been found to be a strong influencer on the amount of screen time in preschooler boys.

A clinical trial has found that treatment with a synbiotic satchet can significantly reduce the amount of crying in breastfed infants with colic.

A study has found decreased IQ in children whose mothers experienced high levels of percieved stress during pregnancy when they had a particular genetic variant.

Consumption of milk cereal drink in children between the age of 2 and 9 has been found to be associated with an increased risk of being overweight. 


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