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Does mom's use of Tylenol while pregnant cause autism or ADHD in their children?

This has become a hot topic (again) as of late with several recently published studies circulating on the topic. Several of you have expressed concern and Dr Ted and I have put together a response for you!

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Your Top Child Nutrition and Behavior Questions, Answered

At Oath, we tackle the topic of nutrition in combination with behavior and emotion. That’s why we brought a pediatrician, pediatric nurse (and grandmother), and marriage & family therapist together to answer the top questions in our community.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) 100

So, what’s considered an ACE? ACEs range from abuse, psychological and sexual, to simply living with family members that suffer from mental illness. Find your ACE score and learn more about health correlations.

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Heavy Metals in Baby Food: How to Mitigate Risk of Toxicity

Recent reports show toxic levels of heavy metals in baby food. Don’t panic! Toxic heavy metals in baby food is nothing new, but now that we are aware of their existence, we can take steps to mitigate their effects. Let’s talk about what these new reports mean and what we can do about it.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) 101

At Oath, our model of care is grounded in fundamental research on childhood stress physiology. Stress response can have cascading effects on how children see the world and their actual longterm health. How? Let’s start with the basics.

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Resilience to Stress: The Orchid and the Dandelion Theory

One possible explanation for the variation in responses to ACEs is that more sensitive children are less resilient to the effects of stress in childhood. The Orchid and the Dandelion framework is a reference to the concept of resilience: the idea that some people are innately robust to the harmful effects of stressful events.

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Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: the importance of context

An analysis by the NYT revealed that many non-invasive prenatal tests were, when positive for some rare genetic conditions, often wrong. So why are they still important?

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The Importance of Community for Parents of Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

A pediatrician turned stay-at-home mom’s perspective on the importance of community for parents caring for children with special health care needs.

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Who’s Caring for Mom? A Perspective on the Maternal Mental Health Crisis

Our country is facing a maternal mental health crisis. In the US, 1 in 7 mothers suffer from PMADs and more than 50% don’t get the treatment they need. Why?

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