Childhood

CZI Grants Will Help Educators Address Persistent Disparities as Schools Move Online

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 5:00pm

"Longstanding disparities in education have been laid bare by the transition to remote learning.

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  • "Longstanding disparities in education have been laid bare by the transition to remote learning.
  • While access to technology is critical, these grants are designed to provide educators and families with high quality resources, which are vital in advancing student learning and well-being,"said Sandra Liu Huang, Head of Education at CZI.
  • Already, 19 of the 25 largest school districts in the US have announced plans to shift all instruction online, affecting over 3.2 million students.
  • Research suggests that the transition to remote learning has been especially challenging for the 16% of students with learning differences.

Gerber® Introduces Soothe 'n' Chew™ Teething Sticks -- A First-Of-Its-Kind Natural Product for Teething Babies

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 2:00pm

Designed by feeding experts, Soothe 'n' Chew provides long-lasting comfort by naturally massaging little ones' gums with real food as they chew no plastic or medicine.

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  • Designed by feeding experts, Soothe 'n' Chew provides long-lasting comfort by naturally massaging little ones' gums with real food as they chew no plastic or medicine.
  • Soothe 'n' Chew is specifically designed for infants and toddlers beginning at 6 months to serve as baby's first snack for teething comfort.
  • The firm, long-lasting texture has a yummy taste from real bananas that slowly softens and satisfies little one's urge to chew.
  • Throughout the Soothe 'n' Chew development process, Gerber partnered with pediatric feeding specialists to design a unique long-lasting edible teether for baby.

Alithya Helps Adoption-Share Fast-Track Child Adoption and Foster Placement Using the Microsoft Power Platform

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 12:30pm

Alithya donated time and resources to develop a Microsoft Power App to address one of the agency's most challenging issues: shortening the time to connect foster-care children with the right adoptive families.

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  • Alithya donated time and resources to develop a Microsoft Power App to address one of the agency's most challenging issues: shortening the time to connect foster-care children with the right adoptive families.
  • Adoption-Share's cutting-edge Family-Match programwas already used by state case workers responsible for matching children in foster-care with a goal of adoption to approved and licensed waiting families.
  • Alithya worked with Adoption-Share and built a Microsoft Power App called Faster Families which is part of the Family-Match 2.0 system.
  • "There is an incredible importance in connecting kids in crisis into loving homes faster," commented Ryan Casey, Vice President, at Alithya.

Epinephrine Autoinjector Market Highlights the Impact of COVID-19 2020-2024 | Increasing Prevalence of Allergies to boost Market Growth | Technavio

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 11:30pm

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities.
  • Technavios in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis.
  • Increasing prevalence of allergies and technological advances are the major factors driving the market.

Ashford University to Present "The Dog Ate My Mask" Webinar Series on Schooling and Parenting During a Pandemic

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 8:08pm

"The Dog Ate My Mask: Schooling and Parenting during a Pandemic" webinars will provide parents and caregivers with ideas, tools, and resources that will help them create positive, effective learning environments for their children.

Key Points: 
  • "The Dog Ate My Mask: Schooling and Parenting during a Pandemic" webinars will provide parents and caregivers with ideas, tools, and resources that will help them create positive, effective learning environments for their children.
  • "We created this series to help parents and caregivers adjust to the unprecedented pressures families are facing because of the pandemic," said Dr. Craig Swenson, President of Ashford University.
  • "The Dog Ate My Mask" weekly webinar series begins August 12, 2020 and continues through September 30, covering topics that focus on helping parents help their children learn effectively.
  • The webinar is free and open to all, including parents, family members, caregivers, and any others involved in a student's learning experience.

Experts from Across the U.S. Issue Back-To-School Safety Guidelines for Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 7:38pm

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As school districts look ahead to a very different school year, pediatric infectious disease experts from across the United States convened to outline back-to-school safety guidelines for solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients.

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As school districts look ahead to a very different school year, pediatric infectious disease experts from across the United States convened to outline back-to-school safety guidelines for solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients.
  • While there is no specific evidence that pediatric SOT recipients fare worse from COVID-19, parents of SOT patients are undoubtedly nervous to send their children back to school in the fall.
  • "For the majority of pediatric SOT recipients, the benefits of attending school will probably outweigh the risks.
  • About Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1855 as the nation's first pediatric hospital.

SimpliFed Expands Access to Lactation and Infant Nutrition Support for World Breastfeeding Month

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 9:00am

ITHACA, N.Y., Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- SimpliFed , the first independent telehealth platform exclusively focused on infant feeding and nutrition, announced today that in celebration of World Breastfeeding Month, the company is offering a discount on lactation consulting services throughout the entire month.

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  • ITHACA, N.Y., Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- SimpliFed , the first independent telehealth platform exclusively focused on infant feeding and nutrition, announced today that in celebration of World Breastfeeding Month, the company is offering a discount on lactation consulting services throughout the entire month.
  • As a platform dedicated to helping parents navigate and decide how best to feed their new baby, SimpliFed seeks to expand access to breastfeeding and infant nutrition support services for all new parents.
  • The company's mission is to help new mothers secure access to breastfeeding and infant nutrition support from the comfort and safety of their own homes from board-certified lactation consultants (IBCLCs).
  • The SimpliFed platform is accessible to new moms across the US, with lactation consultants available for appointment at the parents' convenience.

Tommee Tippee, The Brand Behind The Most Breast-Like Nipple, Ever, Kicks Off National Breastfeeding Month With A Suite Of New Products And A Month Of Expert Support And Giveaways For New Moms

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 5:04pm

For National Breastfeeding Month, Tommee Tippee is offering a month's worth of content and expert resources for mom and giveaways from beloved mom brands and influencers.

Key Points: 
  • For National Breastfeeding Month, Tommee Tippee is offering a month's worth of content and expert resources for mom and giveaways from beloved mom brands and influencers.
  • "Made with comfort, customization and convenience in mind, these breastfeeding products will make mom's feeding journey as easy as possible."
  • Just in time for National Breastfeeding Month, results from Tommee Tippee's recent survey1 reveal the realities of breastfeeding.
  • With responses as varied as every woman's feeding journey, moms called breastfeeding time consuming, draining and rewarding.

International Slumber Party Empowers 10,000 Young Women of Color

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 8:54pm

The International Slumber Party (ISP) The world's largest virtual sleepover!

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  • The International Slumber Party (ISP) The world's largest virtual sleepover!
  • More than 10,000 women of color (WOC), ages 18 25 will come together for a FREE 24-hour virtual experience to celebrate and cultivate leadership, brilliance and divine purpose.
  • This ensures growth, access to new perspectives, and resources that help diverse women level up personally and professionally.
  • The International Slumber Party (ISP) is a place where women of color all over the world will be seen, heard, celebrated, and uplifted.

Research Suggests Some Premature Infants May Go Home From the NICU Up To Three Weeks Earlier When Fed Prolacta’s 100% Human Milk-Based Nutritional Products; Those with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia May Benefit the Most

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 2:05pm

Additional research suggests that infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), a common complication of prematurity, may benefit the most from an EHMD when it comes to shortening their hospital stays.

Key Points: 
  • Additional research suggests that infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), a common complication of prematurity, may benefit the most from an EHMD when it comes to shortening their hospital stays.
  • This updated analysis was published in Breastfeeding Medicine in 2016.4
    1,250 g who received an EHMD to a similar group of 101 infants who received cow milk-based fortifier.
  • is a privately held life sciences company dedicated to Advancing the Science of Human Milk.
  • These life-saving products have reduced complications and improved the health of more than 63,000 extremely premature infants globally.