Awareness

Study Indicates IVF Poses Minimal Risk of Autism and Low IQ

Study Indicates IVF Poses Minimal Risk of Autism and Low IQ

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“Children born after certain infertility treatments at higher risk of autism,” reads the headline in The Independent. The news is based on a large long-term Swedish study. Researchers looked at how children were conceived and how this might affect their risk of developing autism, a type of autistic spectrum disorder, or “mental retardation”, a term used by researchers to describe... 

Community

Nine Ways We Can Create Safer Schools for Our Kids

Nine Ways We Can Create Safer Schools for Our Kids

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MORAL IQ TIP: Violence is learned, but so too is calmness. Ask yourself: if my child only had my example to watch, what would he catch today? Over these past few months I’ve received countless letters from parents who share a deep concern about the safety of their children’s schools. So if you’ve had a few worry pangs, believe me, you’re not alone. Be assured that children do not become homicidal... 

Innovations

5 Phases Hybrid Glass Bottles: A Safe, Healthy Way to Feed Baby

5 Phases Hybrid Glass Bottles: A Safe, Healthy Way to Feed Baby

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With the arrival of one of life’s most precious gifts, we as parents find ourselves paying a little more attention to the world in which our children will grow. We naturally find ourselves wanting to give them the safest and best of everything. After the birth of our second child my eyes were opened and I became educated about how chemicals in the environment are affecting us, especially our children.... 

Involvement

Finally – Safe Transport for Kids in Ambulances…Thanks NHTSA!

Finally – Safe Transport for Kids in Ambulances…Thanks NHTSA!

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In 2008 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) convened a working group of representatives from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Emergency Medical Services for Children, the American Ambulance Association, and other key organizations and started a project called “Solutions to Safely Transport Children in Emergency Vehicles”. Finally a long-standing problem was being recognized...