It's important for babies to be in control of the pace and amount they eat.
While many families are busy planning how to spend their time together this Christmas holiday season, others are planning how to manage their time apart.
Unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions are not only wasteful, but may also have unintended consequences for a child's health.
DNA testing gives limited information about whether people are likely to be related. But even if we overcame the many practical and legal hurdles to implementing it, what's the point?
Conflict happens far too frequently between the parents of very sick children and hospital teams.
There's no evidence that private schools produce better results than state schools for equivalent pupils.
Over the past few decades secondary schools have become larger and fewer in number. For parents, this had made choices at once more limited, but also more complicated.
Our new research shows that children who are physically active every day tend to perform better in exams.
Communication, contact and an end to conflict all help children accommodate this major change.
Specialists offer a series of tips on how parents of children with autism spectrum disorder can help their children communicate with more people and in different places.
Does having children make the goal of fairly dividing work at home more elusive?
The best-selling author of the Tomorrow series is also a teacher and school principal. His new book The Art of Growing Up has many truths on raising children, but also many contradictions.
The Earned Income Tax Credit was established in 1975 to reduce payroll taxes and help with rising prices for low-income families. Today, it could help poor families with housing.
When it comes to inclusive education, England has gone backwards, with more and more students placed in segregated provision or excluded from educational opportunities.
When it comes to reading, choosing the books your child reads, forcing them to read at certain times and asking them questions about their books are all big no nos.
When there is no "village" to help raise a child, parents often turn to baby books for guidance — but they don't always hold the best advice.
When can a donor be a legal parent? The latest High Court ruling doesn't make it clear how much involvement a donor needs to have.
Soothing babies with song is a natural instinct for some parents, and research has shown just how powerful it can be for premature babies.
Before the advent of genetic testing, definitions of paternity were primarily social and legal. Science has destabilized these older definitions, but it has not replaced them.
The number of births in the US is down 2% – to what the CDC calls 'the lowest number of births in 32 years.' This drop brings the US more in line with its peers.