Tag Archives: Childs

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Stress in pregnancy affects child’s brain

These days I’d have thought being stressed is a condition of any pregnancy. New research, however, shows women who become stressed during pregnancy are at greater risk of having children with a personality disorder. That makes me wonder how many mums-to-be this leaves out. Let’s hope a lot because children whose mothers experience severe stress… Read More »

Iron-Deficiency Anemia During Pregnancy Affects Child’s Brain Development

We often talk about the importance of planning for pregnancy.  In these discussions, we emphasize the importance of supplementation with folic acid as a means of decreasing risk for birth defects and improving neurodevelopmental outcomes in children.  A recent study indicates that adequate levels of iron may also play an important role in fetal brain… Read More »

Essential Guidelines That Will Help Strengthen Your Child’s Second Language

Experts suggest that learning a second language will help children, aged four years below, to perform better at school. During early years, children are curious and want to take their imaginations to go further. This is also due to the brain connectors being well-trained during baby brain development phase. Parents Input Towards Learning a Second… Read More »