Health Officials Call for More Fish in Diets of Children and Pregnant Women

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/10/updated-advice-on-eating-fish-during-pregnancy/

Federal officials on Tuesday announced that they would recommendfor the first time that women who are pregnant or breast-feeding and young children eat a minimum of two servings of low-mercury seafood every week for their health.

The recommendations represent a significant shift for the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, whose previous seafood advisory in 2004 set only an upper limit on the amount of fish that these groups should eat.

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How to Grow a Smart Baby

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/moral-landscapes/201101/how-grow-smart-baby

Ancient principles for fostering smart kids

Research shows that head size growth in the first year of life relates to intelligence later (Gale et al., 2006). It doesn’t matter how large the baby’s head was at birth, it’s what happens in the first year after birth that matters most. (click to read article)