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This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluates studies examining the social, emotional, and early learning outcomes associated with universal curriculum-based social and emotional learning programs delivered to children aged 2 to 6 years in center-based early childhood education and care settings.
This study estimates the association of treating gestational diabetes with metformin vs insulin with child growth and development.
This randomized clinical trial examines whether 6 months of daily docosahexaenoic acid supplementation during the second year of life improves developmental outcomes of children who were born preterm.
This Patient Page discusses sensory processing difficulties in children and ways parents can help prevent and manage sensory overload.
This study examines 2 longitudinal studies to investigate the association between a mother’s first-trimester exposure to phthalates and the delay in her young child’s language development.
This US national survey examines how a history of adverse childhood experiences moderates the association between life stress and transdiagnostic psychopathology factors in adults responding to the National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.
This systematic review to support the 2018 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on primary care interventions to prevent child maltreatment summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of interventions to prevent maltreatment among children with no signs or symptoms of current or past maltreatment.
This article presents recommendations for supporting breastfeeding for women delivering in facilities that provide maternity and newborn services.
This cross-sectional study examines whether level of family functioning is associated with frequency of family dinners and dietary intake among a US national sample of adolescents and young adults in the Growing Up Today Study 2.
This cross-sectional study examines the association of amlyopia with self-perception of scholastic, social, and athletic competence in school-aged US children.
This cohort study examines association between cumulative childhood trauma exposure and long-term psychiatric and functional outcomes in adulthood.
This population-based sibling-matched study assesses the association between surgical procedures that require anesthesia in children aged 5 to 6 years and child development in Ontario, Canada.
This survey study queried children and parents on the child’s sexual orientation and gender identity.
This randomized clinical trial examines the potential neurobehavioral outcomes for children of lead-reduction efforts conducted in their home during their mothers’ pregnancy.
This secondary analysis of results from 2 randomized clinical trials compares caregiver-reported functional outcome measures with performance-based neuropsychological assessments at 1 year among pediatric survivors of cardiac arrest who were initially comatose after return of circulation.
This follow-up study of a randomized clinical trial examines the association between the micronutrient supplementation received by pregnant mothers in rural western China and the intelligence level of their offspring 14 years later.
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