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Science-based parenting advice is particularly helpful for parents who are looking for scientific and empirical advice for their parenting practice as opposed to opinions and experimentations. Every article of this Research Findings category is a summary of a specific scientific paper in layman language.

So, use the information given in this section on Research Findings to learn the latest scientific determinations related to parenting and pediatrics, so that you are able to practice responsive parenting with your child.

Parenting is a novel and mysterious experience not only for new parents but sometimes for those who welcome their second and third child even. This is because every baby is different from the other. Therefore, it is very common as well as a sensible approach for parents to seek help, advice, and reassurance from the internet about what constitutes as ‘normal’ and ‘acceptable’ behavior in their children.

There is tons of information out of the internet in the shape of parental websites, parenting forums as well as research findings from academic and scientific articles on parenting and pediatrics.

Parenting Studies Made Ridiculously Understandable662 views

Does the Consumption of Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato Increase Vitamin A Levels? Promotion of Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato Increased Vitamin A Intakes and Reduced the Odds of Low Retinol-Binding Protein among Postpartum Kenyan Women


Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes are a rich source of vitamin A. Enhancing vitamin A levels in pregnant and lactating women helps prevent retinol deficiency conditions in their children. In a study titled “Promotion

Parenting Studies Made Ridiculously Understandable844 views

The Effects of Vitamin B12 Deficiency on Breastfeeding Women and Their Children Vitamin B-12 Concentrations in Breast Milk Are Low and Are Not Associated with Reported Household Hunger, Recent Animal-Source Food, or Vitamin B-12 Intake in Women in Rural Kenya


It is important to supplement the maternal diet with certain vitamins, such as vitamin B12, during pregnancy and lactation. But in some areas, especially in underdeveloped countries, vitamin supplements are not available,

Vitamin D Synthesis in Body769 views

Should You Take Vitamin D Supplements While Breastfeeding? Oral Supplementation of Parturient Mothers with Vitamin D and Its Effect on 25OHD Status of Exclusively Breastfed Infants at 6 Months of Age: A Double-Blind Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial


Exclusive breastfeeding during the first six months of life is universally recommended, but some critics of this practice claim that many breastfed children, especially in developing countries, suffer from vitamin D deficiency

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