Toddlers

Delhi: Toddlers die of suffocation, trapped for 9 hrs in locked car

Delhi: Toddlers die of suffocation, trapped for 9 hrs in locked car

Two toddlers in Delhi died of suffocation on Wednesday after they were trapped in a locked car for nearly nine hours.

Oct 06, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

At least 34 migrants, mostly toddlers, drown after vessel capsizes off Libya's coast

At least 34 migrants, most of them toddlers, drowned on Wednesday, as coastguard boats and other vessels tried to save hundreds of others packed into boats off the coast of Libya, rescuers said.

May 24, 2017, 19:23 PM IST
Regular naps may help toddlers learn language better

Regular naps may help toddlers learn language better

The findings showed that three-year-olds who napped within about an hour of learning a new verb performed better than those who stayed awake for at least five hours after learning, regardless of whether they were habitual nappers.

Feb 09, 2017, 12:02 PM IST

Toddlers who walk early likely to become muscular

These movements in toddlers place a stress on the bones, causing them to become wider and thicker, thereby making them stronger than those in children who may not be moving as much, the study said.

May 15, 2016, 09:47 AM IST

Toddlers with sweet tooth may experience weight gain

Also, toddlers who ate more desserts and who became upset when the food was removed experienced gradual increases in body fat by the time they were 3- years old. 

Apr 18, 2016, 11:23 AM IST

Bangladesh PM against admission tests for toddlers

 Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has condemned admission tests conducted for toddlers to get into schools, the media reported.

Sep 08, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Here's how to improve your toddlers' development

 Want to teach your toddler important life skills? Well it's time to become funny as a new study reveals that children as young as 16 months old naturally learn the difference between joking and pretending by picking up on their parents' cues.

Aug 16, 2015, 21:06 PM IST

Premature toddlers can offer clues to their future IQ

The intelligence quotient (IQ) of adults born very prematurely or with very low birth weight can be predicted when they are just toddlers.

Aug 13, 2015, 13:27 PM IST
Even toddlers love to use iPad

Even toddlers love to use iPad

Small babies are quite adept at using and mastering the latest technology, so much so that many toddlers can use an iPad when they are just one, and most of them master the gadget by their second birthday, reveals a new study.

Jul 07, 2015, 09:13 AM IST

Even toddlers have a sense of justice: Study

Contrary to their reputation for being selfish, children as young as three show a surprising level of concern for others and an intuitive sense of justice, a new study has found.

Jun 22, 2015, 17:38 PM IST

Smoking around toddlers or while pregnant equally bad for kids

 If you carelessly smoke around toddlers or while you are pregnant, chances are that your kids will end up with wider waist and a higher BMI by time they reach ten years of age.

Jun 22, 2015, 15:10 PM IST

Bawl of a time: Tearful toddlers battle in `crying sumo`

More than 100 babies faced off in the sumo ring on Saturday in an annual contest pitting crying toddlers against each other in a Japanese tradition believed to bring infants good health.

May 30, 2015, 14:35 PM IST

3D-printed device saves three babies' lives in US

In a world first, a groundbreaking 3D-printed device has helped three toddlers suffering from a life-threatening condition lead a normal life.

Apr 30, 2015, 19:00 PM IST
Babies as young as six months using smartphones, tablets

Babies as young as six months using smartphones, tablets

More than one-third of babies are tapping on smartphones and tablets even before they learn to walk or talk, according to a new US study.

Apr 27, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

Six-month-olds are using mobile phones: Survey

More than one-third of babies are tapping on smartphones and tablets even before they learn to walk or talk, a US-based survey shows.

Apr 25, 2015, 16:43 PM IST
Mobile apps can make toddlers smarter

Mobile apps can make toddlers smarter

Using mobile apps in preschool classrooms may help improve early literacy skills and boost school readiness for children, says a new study.

Apr 20, 2015, 11:43 AM IST

Toddlers' posture affects memory and learning

Body posture is critical in the early stages of acquiring new knowledge, a cognitive scientist from the Indiana University has found.

Mar 19, 2015, 12:52 PM IST

Pigeons' brains not so different from toddlers'

People may say birds are brainless, but it turns out that pigeons' brains are equivalent to that of toddlers''.

Feb 05, 2015, 12:48 PM IST

Toddlers can learn to communicate from videos

Children as young as two years old can learn certain communication skills from a video, such as how to use signs in sign language, scientists have found.

Jan 24, 2015, 17:27 PM IST

Higher sense of autonomy make toddlers smarter

Children with a higher sense of autonomy are likely to possess stronger mental skills, says a study.

Jan 14, 2015, 16:35 PM IST