Baby Blog

When will COVID-19 vaccines be available for infants and children?

When will COVID-19 vaccines be available for infants and children?

by Nina Fefferman & Vanessa LoBue Now that the COVID-19 global pandemic is into its second year, we are finally seeing some relief in parts of the world with the approval of various vaccinations that prevent symptoms of the virus. In the United States, the three...

Jerome Kagan, infant studies pioneer, passes away at 92

Jerome Kagan, infant studies pioneer, passes away at 92

Jerome Kagan passed away on Monday, May 10, 2021. He was 92 years old. Jerry was born in Newark, New Jersey and grew up in Rahway. He received his BA from Rutgers University before obtaining his PhD from Yale where he studied with Frank Beach.  He then joined the Fels...

Pressing record can go a long way: Reflections from the ICIS President

Pressing record can go a long way: Reflections from the ICIS President

by Catherine Tamis-LeMonda   Babies: Is there anything more precious or fascinating? Whether a kitten, bear cub, dolphin calf, or human baby, we are drawn to infants’ prominent features, blundering movements, and dependency on adults for nurturing. For infancy...

Frances Horowitz, a pioneer in infant studies research passes away

Frances Horowitz, a pioneer in infant studies research passes away

Dear Colleagues: We write with the sad news that Frances Degen Horowitz passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021. She was 88 years old. Frances was President Emerita and University Professor at the Graduate School and University Center of CUNY, and a former Department...

What’s a “Baby Blog”?

What’s a “Baby Blog”?

by Kiley Hamlin & Vanessa LoBue Welcome to the first official entry of the ICIS “Baby Blog!” What is the ICIS baby blog, you wonder? Why do we need one? And why am I reading this at all, don’t I have enough going on? We’re glad you asked. No one really needs a...