Mom’s mood in early childhood can have wide-reaching effects, both physically and mentally, for children
Sleep-training a crying baby isn’t easy, but a new study finds that certain techniques work in the short term without causing later psychological harm
After years of remaining neutral, the American Academy of Pediatrics has revised its policy statement, saying that the risks of newborn circumcision are outweighed by the health benefits
The author of the Happiest Baby on the Block series is hitting the big screen on Thursday night to tutor parents on how to get their babies to sleep early and often.
Commonly used baby soaps and shampoos, including products from Johnson & Johnson, Aveeno and CVS, can trigger a positive result on newborns’ marijuana screening tests, according to a recent study. A minute amount of the cleansing …
SleepSacks, which are now used in 800 U.S. hospitals, were inspired by the death of Bill Schmid’s daughter, Haley, of SIDS. You can find the safe-sleeping sacks everywhere from Target to Pottery Barn.
An integrated care model in which a team of psychologists, doctors and social workers team up to troubleshoot baby’s distress — and the impact that colic has on parents — has been shown to reduce infant crying.
Learning to make music helps babies communicate better and amps up empathy in older kids.
Toddlers, don’t drink and run (or walk): most falls while sucking on a bottle occur around age 1, when children often tend to be taking their first steps.
A conversation with the woman on TIME’s May 21 cover
The Pediatric Academic Societies convened in Boston for their annual meeting starting Saturday. Here’s a quick update of some of the useful research presented.
Researchers at Penn State found that depressed and worried moms were far more likely than other moms to rouse their babies unnecessarily in the middle of the night. Are they seeking emotional comfort?
The author says being a grandparent is liberating in a way that parenthood can’t even approach. Think of it as a bonus round, a chance to really enjoy children.