This randomized clinical trial examines the effect of a responsive parenting intervention on infant weight gain between birth and 28 weeks and overweight status at age 1 year.
This Viewpoint discusses the importance of pediatric and family medical homes in assisting parents in the tasks of protecting, nurturing, guiding, and educating their children.
The Viewpoint explores the benefits and risks of screening parents for adverse childhood experiences.
This study examines the long-term functional outcomes of early childhood traumatic brain injury relative to early childhood orthopedic injury as well as the moderating role of the social environment as defined by parent report and observational measures of family functioning, parenting practices, and home environment.
This multicenter case-control study reports that if estimated associations are causal, some falls from furniture may be prevented by incorporating advice into child health contacts, personal child health records, and home safety assessments about use of safety gates; not leaving children, changing diapers, or putting children in car/bouncing seats on raised surfaces; allowing children to play or climb on furniture; and teaching children safety rules about climbing on objects.
Perrin and colleagues conducted a randomized clinical trial to investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of parent training groups delivered to parents of toddlers in pediatric primary care settings. Martin T. Stein, MD, provided a related editorial.
Feinberg et al investigate whether a brief cognitive behavioral intervention decreases parenting stress and maternal depressive symptoms during the period immediately following a child’s diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.