child development

May 10, 2019

UW Medicine researchers are recruiting pregnant women to study whether prenatal marijuana use – in the absence of alcohol, tobacco, and any illicit drug consumption – affects their infants’ brain development, cognitive and motor development, med

June 27, 2018

Children exposed to the Zika virus either in pregnancy or early in life should be monitored into adolescence for signs of subtle neurological damage — even if they appeared normal at birth, say researchers at the University of Washington School

May 2, 2018

"In 1990, as a Ph.D. student at the University of Washington, I and a colleague studied 68 infants whose moms smoked pot while nursing. Those infants, we found, had significant delays in motor development."

picture of pediatrician Molly Grow
November 15, 2017

Picky eating among toddlers is almost universal, says UW Medicine pediatrician Molly Grow.  Children play with food as a means to get more comfortable with it, she says.

Media contact: Brian Donohue, 206.543.7856, bdonohue@uw.edu

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