Finding the point at which babies’ reactions change from being purely reflexive to reflecting more intention is leading …
At 38, Brigitte Adams froze 11 eggs in hopes of becoming a mother one day. Frustrated by the lack of information about egg freezing available to women, she started Eggsurance, a website that offers guidance and clinic reviews.
A new report released Wednesday finds that 15 million babies worldwide are born prematurely each year. For any hope of prevention, preterm birth needs to raise its PR profile.
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.
Too much television can be detrimental for kids’ development, even when they’re not plopped directly in front of the screen.
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?
Do airlines really need kid-free zones?
About 1 in 4 babies are now born to unmarried couples, a rate that has nearly doubled since 2002, according to a recent report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
With fewer Jewish families affiliating with synagogues, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles is reaching out to would-be parents in the hospital.
The stage between preschool and kindergarten marks the point at which little kids are no longer considered unbearably adorable. Or at least that’s what the research shows
The American Academy of Pediatrics subtly turns the tables on the breast-feeding conversation with its updated guidelines. No longer is infant nutrition simply a lifestyle choice; it’s now a public health issue.
Even a century ago, children were getting less sleep than experts recommended.
Parents are usually the perpetrators of abuse, largely because they are unprepared to deal with kids’ crying. How a little education could help reverse the trend.