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Study: Spike In Autism May Be Linked To Preservative In Processed Foods

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

From Forbes: “The study describes how elevated levels of the preservative, propionic acid (PPA)–used to extend shelf life and reduce mold in packaged foods, breads and cheeses—can adversely affect the development and differentiation of neurons in fetal brains in children with autism spectrum disorder.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Maternal Health Matters After Birth. We Need ‘Fourth Trimester’ Care

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: “Women should know they are not alone in their postpartum recovery. They should know that maternity health-care providers are just as committed to women’s healthy postpartum recoveries as they are to women’s healthy pregnancies and healthy deliveries.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Hey Dads, Your Moods Impact Your Kids Big Time

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

From Parents: “Researchers suggest dads who are experiencing more stress may not be as keyed in to what is happening with their kids, which could lead to cognition delays and behavioral problems.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Brain Scans Reveal How Badly Emotional Abuse Damages Kids

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

From New York Post: “Several studies have found that kids who experience emotional distress from a young age have problems with emotions and memory.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Former Georgia Pre-K Students Score Higher Than Peers at 3rd Grade

Monday, July 15, 2019

From Education Dive: “One year of pre-K may get you ready for kindergarten, but if you don’t have the same kind of supportive environments in K, 1 and 2, then you’re not going to see the same kind of results in 3rd grade.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.