Doctors say the basis of child development is in the first thousand days – 03/09/2022 – Equilibrio e Soude

Doctors say the basis of child development is in the first thousand days – 03/09/2022 – Equilibrio e Soude

What determines human healthy growth? The most important part of that answer is the first thousand days or three years of life. During this critical period, the basis for full cognitive and emotional development is shaped by relationships with parents and caregivers and the impulses the child receives. Genetics, diet, microbiota and environmental stress are … Read more

Crisis causes mothers to leave babies in education SP – 05/09/2022

Crisis causes mothers to leave babies in education SP – 05/09/2022

Eight weeks after giving birth to their fifth child, 34-year-old Michael Araujo drove the girl to the day care center in Sೊo Paulo so she could work. She is a nurse in Morumbi area homes. Mainly responsible for raising her five children, she could not wait to return to work to reach her youngest, Elova, … Read more

More than 27,000 children are waiting for nutrition and adoption

More than 27,000 children are waiting for nutrition and adoption

Approximately 27,500 children were included in the National Adoption and Shelter System (SNA) of the National Justice Board. They are part of the processes of losing family power. Dismissal is an extraordinary move by the state after exhaustion of protective measures and interventions to keep the child in the family of origin. 123RF A total … Read more

1/3 of the children living in the shelter are under the age of six

1/3 of the children living in the shelter are under the age of six

Of the approximately 30 thousand children who are in shelters or foster families in the country, 33.8% are between 0 and 6 years old. Data revealing that only about one-third are in early childhood, sheds light on this sensitive issue, explaining the need for specific care aimed at newborns, infants and young children in public … Read more

Comprehensive protection for children and adolescents

Comprehensive protection for children and adolescents

Until the 16th century, childhood corresponded to a period of complete dependence of the child on the parent without any form of freedom or choice. Unlike what we see today, after crossing the childhood stage, there was no transition period to the adult stage, the child is considered a small adult, able to perform all … Read more

Marilia Goldfieri: Lack of comprehensive protection for children

Marilia Goldfieri: Lack of comprehensive protection for children

Bill 634/2022 was recently approved by the Senate (12/4) and receives attention from news reports addressed by the public media, considered “innovation” which is already positive in the law. The approved plan does suggest some modifications, notably the parental alienation law, which, however, fully maintains what is already in the law. Thus, unless we make … Read more

Children should be protected during litigation separation proceedings

Children should be protected during litigation separation proceedings

Despite the balance of litigation and consent processes in the dissolution of marriages in Brazil, a total of 230,000 lawsuits show the potential for children to engage in conflicts between their father and mother. ReproductionResearch indicates the need to protect children in segregation litigation proceedings The research is part of the “Child Protection in the … Read more

Children diagnosed with apraxia face a difficult reality

Children diagnosed with apraxia face a difficult reality

Posted on 05/02/2022 06:00 (Credit: Kleber Sales) The first signs of a person’s development appear in childhood (up to the age of five), such as children’s speech and motor coordination. But parents should be aware of this process, because a simple delay can, in fact, be diagnosed with apraxia – a neurological dysfunction that affects … Read more

Poor children are three times more likely to die before the age of 6-4 / 27/2022

Poor children are three times more likely to die before the age of 6-4 / 27/2022

Childhood poverty has negative impacts on child development, including increased risk of infant mortality, prolonged malnutrition, low school education and adolescent pregnancy and a decline in intellectual development in the future. A study by UFPel (Federal University of Pelotas) published in a series of articles in The Lancet analyzes the relationship between poverty and health … Read more