Developing Young Minds

SIDS

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is a devastating and unexplained child death.  SIDS is most common during sleep but the exact causes are unknown. Sometimes a physical vulnerability or certain environmental factors can increase the risk.  The physical risk factors include brain abnormalities that control breathing and arousal from sleep, a respiratory infection, and a low […]

Developing Young Minds

Baby Talk

Although baby talk may sound quite ridiculous, it turns out this type of communication may be critical to a baby’s development. Just because your baby cannot talk back, does not mean you shouldn’t be talking to him. Baby talk, also called infant-directed speech, is identifiable by its high pitch and emotive tone. It sounds like […]