Here’s a roundup of some of this week’s most interesting health stories. Just in case you were too busy, you know, keeping up with your child all week to sit around reading the papers and news sites!
- Obesity is affecting more children than ever before, but new British research says a simple set of factors can be used to predict whether your child will become overweight. To help your baby maintain a healthy weight, read these 8 nutritional musts for infants.
- Did you know babies can yawn while still in the womb? Researchers aren’t sure why it happens, but you can still check out these fascinating 4D scans.
- If your toddler’s been having a serious case of the Terrible Twos, a new Canadian study says early intervention could make a difference in his behavior. Read our tips for making time-outs work for you.
- Bring on the fish sticks! Babies who eat seafood between the ages of six months and one year are less likely to develop asthma than non-seafood eaters, says a recent Dutch study.
- One more reason to go green whenever possible. New Brown University research finds women of childbearing age contain unsafe levels of environmental pollutants in their bloodstreams.