One of the surprising ways to boost breast-feeding rates among new moms may involve formula, according to the latest research.
A new study suggests men and women are getting closer to 50-50 at home. But is it measuring the right thing?
To promote the need for immunizations, public health groups turn to mothers.
When freezers fail, breastfeeding moms come to each other’s rescue to save precious breast milk
Married mothers find it harder to secure a new job after being laid off and when they do, they earn less than married fathers
Most people don’t need science to appreciate the importance of a mother’s love. But to understand how early maltreatment can derail a child’s development requires careful study — and is fraught with ethical peril.
Just in time for Mother’s Day, the annual State of the World’s Mothers Report from the Save the Children foundation offers some hopeful news for American mothers: the U.S. moved up six spots in the ranking of the best countries …
Turlington Burns is calling on mothers to honor “No Mother’s Day” instead, to raise awareness of the 358,000 mothers who die worldwide from pregnancy or childbirth complications each year.
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?
Moms who choose high-quality child care tend to be more involved in their children’s schools. And kids who attend high-quality day cares reap the benefits decades later.
Take a load off, Mom and Dad: pressuring yourself to be perfect parents isn’t always helpful
Women — especially working mothers — are the ultimate multitaskers, but they’re not too happy about it. There’s now empirical evidence in the December issue of the American Sociological Review that underpins the notion that …