To examine relationships of breastfeeding duration and exclusivity with child cognition at ages 3 and 7 years and to evaluate the extent to which maternal fish intake during lactation modifies associations of infant feeding with later cognition, Belfort et al followed up 312 Project Viva mothers and children to age 7 years. See the Editorial by Christakis.
This Viewpoint discusses features of communication between parents and children that promote children’s language acquisition.
This Viewpoint describes the difference in vocabulary between low-income and higher-income children and how to use this gap as a tool to support child development.
This controlled experiment investigates whether the type of toy used during play is associated with the parent-infant communicative interaction.
This review summarizes the current status of global child health education in pediatric residency training in the United States.
Using MEDLINE and EMBASE database search results, this meta-analysis of 10 randomized clinical trials provides a systematic review of the effects of metformin use on height in 562 children and adolescents comprising intervention and control groups.
This Viewpoint suggests that logic models applied by investigators may provide a supportive trestle in bridging theoretical interventions and real-world applications.