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Mental Health Needs Going Unmet For Parents Of Multiples

According to a new survey study, the parents of twins and other multiple-birth children experience higher than average rates of depression, anxiety and other mental health issues, particularly during the first three months. About half of parents of multiples say they could have benefited from treatment for symptoms of mental health problems – but less […]

Epigenetic Effects Of Early Postnatal Contact

Close and comforting contact between infants and their caregivers can even affect children at the molecular level, an effect detectable four years later, new research from the University of British Columbia and BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute suggests. The study demonstrated that children who had been more distressed as infants and had received less physical […]