This week in parenting 5/2/17

The likelihood that an 18 month old would provide comfort to a distressed other was found to be influenced by maternal responsive parenting and daycare attendance as well as temperamental fear. 

Informal home literacy such as reading was found to increase children's oral language skills in preschool aged children, however parental teaching of literacy skills was found to be decrease the skills.

A study from the Maldives has shown that breastfeeding decreases the incidence rate of acute  respiratory tract infections and diarrhea, with the rate decreasing with longer duration of breastfeeding.


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