This week in parenting 12/3/17

Non-hostile parenting and parental warmth at age 2 to 3 were found to make significant contributions to prosocial development at the age of 6 to 7 by influencing children's self-regulation abilities.

A study of preterm infants has found that those fed exclusively breast milk had better cardiac functioning as adults than those who were fed exclusively formula, coming close to that of adults who were born from uncomplicated pregnancies.

A study of children with recurrent headache has found these were frequently resolved by exclusion of food triggers including caffeine, monosodium glutamate, cocoa, aspartame, cheese, citrus and nitrates.

Feelings of bonding by parents towards their infant was found to lead to decreased parenting stress over time and also decreased the likelihood of child executive functioning problems.


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