Child & Adolescent Health
Developmental Surveillance: What, Why, and How
This new video from the American Academy of Pediatrics highlights important developmental surveillance steps that clinicians should take during each health supervision visit.
Families of Children with Medical Complexity: A View from the Front Lines
The article articulates why understanding the challenges that families of children with medical complexity face is vital to efforts to improve the system and the life course of vulnerable populations.
Building Systems that Work for Children with Complex Health Care Needs
A series of articles in a supplement to Pediatrics, sponsored by the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, aims to clarify some of the difficult, systemic issues and challenges affecting health care for these children, and point the way toward their resolution.
Women's and Infant Health
Babies May Understand Words Before They Can Talk
This study from Duke University suggests that babies can understand language before they're able to speak.
Making Eye Contact with Infants Can Support Their Social Development
A study from University of Cambridge researchers found that babies' and adults' brain waves were more likely to sync when they looked directly at each other.