When Chronically Ill Kids Grow Up

Children with serious chronic diseases often have a tough time transitioning from pediatric care, which has much support built in, to adult care, which has to be managed by the patient. Experts discuss how parents can make it easier with a gradual transition.

Talking to Your Baby

Scientists have discovered that the way parents talk to their infants has a huge effect on their intellectual development and later success. Experts discuss why and how parents should hold "conversations" with their babies.

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16-36 Segment 1: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Experts explain how better prevention efforts for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder could greatly reduce a wide variety of social problems.

15-09 Story 2: Infant Sleep and Shaken Babies

  Synopsis:  New parents are often at wits' end when their baby won't sleep. Infants who won't sleep and cry inconsolably are also at major risk of being victims of shaken baby syndrome. Experts discuss the connection and ways babies can be more reliable sleepers. Host: Nancy Benson. Guests: Dr. Ronald Barr, Professor of Pediatrics, … Continue reading 15-09 Story 2: Infant Sleep and Shaken Babies