If President Trump follows through on his campaign promise, new mothers may soon have six weeks of guaranteed paid leave. But something is keeping them from using the benefits they already have.
Welcome to the controversial world of sleep consultancy, where coaches and counsellors train new born babies to 'sleep through the night'.
Telling parents how to love their child undermines parental confidence.
Our statistical analysis found that as the sex ratio at birth went up -- that is, more males were born -- so did life expectancy in a strongly related manner.
Breast really best makes many mums feel bad.
People often tell new parents to avoid 'baby talk' because it will slow down the child's language development. But evidence shows it does the opposite.
The pressure on new mums can be overwhelming, but culturally they are expected to go it alone.
To combat childhood obesity, we need to start from day one.
Negative breastfeeding experiences can make special drives to encourage it all too painful for some.
Is there anything wrong with breastfeeding children up to five or six?
The most common complaint is conflicting advice, as well as staff who are "bossy, judgemental and inaccessible" and who undermine women's confidence.
New research has questioned the nature of humans' impressive capacity to imitate.
Why we can't help feeling affection for babies, puppies, dolls, teddies and even miniature products.
What are we really talking about when we criticize women who breastfeed in public?
If you thought babies' babbling was just nonsense, it's time to think again.
Why are some new parents wiping vaginal fluid all over their baby’s mouth, eyes, and skin?
Just a few hours after birth, infants show a preference for human faces. Over the next few months, they learn from facial expressions.
Understand what's going on in your child's brain and it could help your parenting.
Parents in three Australian states are being given misleading advice about the dangers of lead to babies and small children – including failing to warn pregnant women about miscarriage risks.
The world outside the womb is full of new sensations for a newborn. New research is explaining how they navigate it.