Finding the point at which babies’ reactions change from being purely reflexive to reflecting more intention is leading …
What do dogs or cats have to do with your baby’s risk of catching a cold? According to the latest research, they may help lower his or her risk of coughs and sniffles during the first year of life.
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.
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 before they can speak, some babies are essentially saying, “Please pass the salt,” new research suggests.
Every parent thinks they’re baby is exceptionally smart — and cute, too. But while it can’t be true that every infant is above average, Lake Wobegon-style, it turns out that babies become able to reason surprisingly well at a …
Endocrine disruption, diabetes, obesity — to the list of ills potentially associated with exposure to the chemical bisphenol-A (BPA), you can add one more: childhood asthma.
As anyone in a household with infants or toddlers knows, bedtime can be a nightmare. But that’s where technology, in the form of Web-based sleep counseling, can help.
What better way to start a new year than with a new baby on the way? Here are five unconventional gift ideas for the new or soon-to-be mom. Get ’em for yourself, or for a friend.