Singaporean Birth Cohort Study Finds Benefits for Babies Exposed to Two Languages

Figure 1: Image of a child going through the visual habituation testSINGAPORE, Sept 2, 2014 – (ACN Newswire) – A team of investigators and clinician-scientists in Singapore and internationally have found that there are advantages associated with exposure to two languages in infancy. As part of a long-term birth cohort study of Singaporean mothers and their offspring called GUSTO – seminally a … …read more

Japan reports 116 baby carrier accidents occurred since 2009

At least 116 accidents in which babies were injured after falling out of baby carriers have occurred since 2009, the Tokyo metropolitan government has said. There were a number of such serious injuries as skull fractures and traumatic subarachnoid homorrhage, the government’s findings found. Some models of baby carriers manufactured abroad have become popular in recent years, but apparently do … …read more