Screen time is often thought to be associated with negative social outcomes for kids, including aggression, conduct problems, and peer relational problems. New research suggests this may not be so clear cut.
Parents often worry that their child isn't getting the magical number of hours of sleep. New research suggests we can ditch the idea that there is a magical number for it doesn't seem to influence outcomes at all.
New headlines suggest that there is no link between breastfeeding and IQ, but a closer look at the research suggests this isn't what can be said. It seems we're no further along in answering this question than before.
There is (rightfully) a lot of talk of breastfeeding privilege, but less discussed (if discussed at all) is formula privilege. Yet it's vital that families are aware of this in order to help change things for all families.
If you're a mom, you've probably been treated to many articles that set out to dismiss breastfeeding research as flawed. Here I want to talk about one of the flaws in breastfeeding research that has received virtually no attention yet has a great impact on our understanding of this biological process.
New research is out touting the long-term "benefits" of breastfeeding so of course the Internet explodes with people complaining. I thought I'd tackle some of those comments and concerns in this particular bit of research.