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Infants and Toddlers Eat Too Much Sugar, Researchers Say

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

From The New York Times: “Using C.D.C. data, researchers found that 98 percent of toddlers and 60 percent of infants consumed added sugar in sweetened drinks, baked goods and snacks.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Decline in Early Childhood Obesity in WIC Families

Monday, December 9, 2019

From MyChesCo: “In a new study, 41 U.S. states and territories show significant declines in obesity among children, aged 2-4 years, from low-income families enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Black Mothers Get Less Treatment For Their Postpartum Depression

Thursday, December 5, 2019

From NPR: “Babies can suffer too, struggling to form a secure attachment with their mothers and becoming more likely to develop behavioral issues and have lower cognitive abilities.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.