June 2017 - Volume 38 - Issue 5

  • Lee M. Pachter, DO
  • 0196-206X
  • 1536-7312
  • 9 issues / year
  • 2.323

Screen-Free Week, May 1st – 7th

​​SDBP is proud to endorse Screen-Free Week. Time off from using technology for entertainment opens up opportunities for children to explore their own creativity in play, encourages play with others, supports physical ac...

Racism and Child Health Webinar

​Presented by The DC-Baltimore Research Center on Child Health Disparitieson Dec 05, 2016Archived at:http://healthsciences.howard.edu/education/colleges/medicine/research/child-health-disparities/p...

3-Journal Special Issue on Sleep

Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (JDBP) is proud to present a special issue on Sleep in Pediatric and Developmental Conditions in collaboration with  the Journal of Pediatric Psychology (...

Sleep training and attachment: Not uncaring...a challenge!

Behavioral sleep training techniques for infants, particularly extinction and graduated extinction strategies based in psychological learning theory, have existed, and been successfully implemented, for many decades. How...

Differentiating gynecomastia from fatty tissue with atypical antipsychotic use

A recent discussion board conversation between SDBP members highlighted one of the challenges of managing children on antipsychotics: distinguishing gynecomastia in boys who have steady weight gain. Dr. Ami Bax asked mem...

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Video Abstract: Perceived Maternal Behavioral Control, Infant Behavior and Milk Supply: A Qualitative Study

06/13/2017

​We describe a qualitative study of breastfeeding women designed to better understand the decision-making process women undergo regarding infant feeding over time. We conducted interviews at 2 weeks and follow-up intervi...

Maybe we shouldn't have infants room with parents for a whole year

06/06/2017

In a new article published in Pediatrics, data from the Intervention Nurses Start Infants Growing on Healthy Trajectories (INSIGHT) study found that early independent sleepers (infants who begin to sleep in their own roo...

World Bedwetting Day, May 30th

05/30/2017

​Today is World Bedwetting Day. Bedwetting impacts the lives of 5-10% of 7 year olds and up to 1% of adults. Though it may seem like a simple nuisance, bedwetting can have a serious impact on a child’...

What is auditory processing disorder?

05/26/2017

​Dr. Martin Stein presents a thoughtful discussion​ of this often controversial and incompletely understood diagnostic category. An educator, speech therapist, and audiologist present their 3 different ​perspec...

Developmental score discrepancy between different versions of the Bayley Scales

05/26/2017

​A group of investigators at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) provided the most recent evidence that developmental scores obtained using the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, Third Edition (B...

Sometimes, kids are just being kids

05/10/2017

​A nice commentary that helps to normalize some of the disruptive behaviors that we see in our children. A nice reminder that kids are not little adults, that immaturity is their norm, and often an important part of grow...

A plea for tolerance and the role of pediatricians

05/10/2017

​Published simultaneously last week in Pediatrics, Academic Pediatrics, and the Journal of Adolescent Health, this commentary was written by Peter Szilagyi, Benard Dreyer, Elena Fuentes-Afflick, Tamera Coyne-Beasley, and...

Scottish kids using ADHD medications also have more academic struggles

05/05/2017

​Scottish researchers conducted a population-based cohort study using linked data from 8 Scotland-wide databases (4 health databases and 4 education databases). They compared the health and educational outcomes of single...

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