Infant Mental Health for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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January 30, 2014

Probiotics and infant colic:

Disorganized attachment in preterm infants:

The impact of early adversity on children's development:

Check infants and toddlers for motor delays says AAP:

Helping Young Children Cope After a Traumatic Event:

Colic and Migraines:

Child Exposure to Trauma: Comparative Effectiveness of Interventions Addressing Maltreatment

AAP Early Brain and Child Development

Economic Conditions at Birth Linked to Later Teen Behavior:

The School-Ready Child (infographic):

Which Baby Will Overcome Poverty? Sensitivity + Secure Attachment:

Maternal Depression, Violence Increase Child's ADHD Risk:

Bright Futures Videos for Parents:

Free Preview Issue of Zero to Three:

Some Infants Who Pass Newborn Hearing Screening May Be Hearing Impaired:

Newborns Brains Bear Signs of Adult Illnesses:

Scientists Say Talking To Baby Stops ADHD:

Center for Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care (warning site needs updating, but has some nice resources):

"Pain Pills" Littlest Victims:

Plagiocephaly and Lower Developmental Scores At Age Three:

Assessing Emotional Neglect in Infants:

Autism Case Training Curriculum:

Infants of Depressed Mothers LIving in Poverty:

The Science of Early Childhood Development

Not babies, but  Free CE from MGH:

Early Childhood Homelessness:,AAAAAP1OrgE~,Pg4k-7G5h8q5f5a18Ed-9RBn57qq9pZW&bctid=1543532738001

Sleep Training A Crying Baby:

From Neurons to Neighborhoods (An Oldie (2000), but a Goodie - associated podcast provides a very nice summary):

From Neurons to Neighborhoods Update (2012):

Mini-Fellowship in Primary Pediatric Mental Health 

Children's Digital Media Center:

Prenatal antipsychotic exposure linked to reduced neuromotor performance:

Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Children with Congenital Heart DiseaseEvaluation and Management

KySS Guide for Pediatric Mental Health:

Overcoming Barriers to Providing Infant Mental Health Services:

Bright Futures Developmental Tools for Families and Providers:

The Michael J. Bresnan Child Neurology Course:

The Infant Mental Health Specialist:

Childhood Physical Punishment and Greater Risk of Mental Health Issues in Adulthood:

Still Face Experiment Footage:

Consistent Routine Helps Baby Sleep,0,1240687.story

Orchids, Dandelions and The Sensitivity Hypothesis:

Talking to Children About Hunger:

The Children of Military Services Members:

Mental Health and Medical Home:

Zero to Three Development of Social-Emotional Skills:

Music training benefits baby brains:

May 9 Childrens Mental Health Awareness Day:​

May 9 NPIHC Webinar: Acute Stress Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Postpartum Depression in Parents of NICU Babies:
Pediatric Practice Uses Internet for Mental Health Screening:

May 9 NPIHC Webinar: Acute Stress Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Postpartum Depression in Parents of NICU Babies:

Baby Shrink with Dr. Heather Blog

Autism science is moving 'stunningly' fast:

The use of documentation prompts as an intervention strategy for primary care providers managing children in out-of-home placement:

CDC: Autism affects one in 88 children

Zero to Three: