Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy: What You Need to Know

Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy

Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy (also known as athetoid/athetosis or extrapyramidal CP) is characterized by abnormal, involuntary movements of the arms, legs, face and trunk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year in the U.S., approximately 11,500 people are diagnosed with cerebral palsy (CP), and of those, 7–15% have the subtype dyskinetic CP. […]

Baby Language: Communication Milestones for Ages 0-3

Baby Language Communication Milestones

From her first coos and smiles to the first time she tells you she loves you, your child’s early efforts at communication are so memorable. The skills she develops in the first three years of her life form an essential foundation for her language, social, emotional, and cognitive development through childhood and beyond. Below, we’ll […]

Dad Matters: How a Father’s Genes Affect Baby

Dad's Genes Effect on Baby

Time and again, women are told all the things they can’t do while pregnant. They can’t smoke or drink alcohol. They should be careful about the medications they take and the food they eat. They should work out, but not too hard. It is widely recognized that a mother’s health and genetics impact the risk of pregnancy complications, […]