• Mother’s Thyroid Function During Pregnancy Impacts Child’s Behavioral Development

    Mother’s thyroid function during pregnancy impacts whether their sons (not daughters) will exhibit aggressive or, anxious/depressed behavior by age 4 years old. The study found mothers who had high TSH (>3.0 indicates hypothyroid) had sons who were more likely to be withdrawn and to externalize problems. Boys whose mothers had a high Free T4 during

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  • This Infant Temperament Predicts Personality 20 Years Later

    Fear of Making Mistakes & Trying To Be “Perfect” Is Harmful: Kids who show sensitivity to making mistakes or doing things “wrong” in adolescence, may have a higher risk for internalizing disorders (such as anxiety and depression) in adulthood. During infancy, temperament serves as the foundation of later personality. One specific type of temperament, called

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  • Mommy Post! Amber Necklace For Teething Pains

    Last month I went to visit family up in Burnsville, North Carolina. Let me just tell you about my cousin Natalie. Saying she is an amazing health warrior, is a gross understatement. She started her health journey when she discovered she had a corn allergy & just how many things actually contain corn (supplements, processed

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