Opening the minds of worried new parents to other ways of raising children may assuage fears that if they fail to 'do the right thing,' their children will be doomed.
New research tries to suggest mothers' responses are pre-programmed, but there's a problem with the evidence.
New research reveals a universal tone of voice adopted when we speak to babies.
Babies learn more than just your words.
They are learning from the moment they enter the world.
Children's sleep problems can affect not only their own wellbeing, but that of their parents. Helping parents manage these problems can also reduce their own risk of depression.
Clearing up some of the misconceptions about midwives.
Social media seem like a great way for new mothers to connect, but there are times when it's depressing. Here are some reasons new mothers may want to walk away from Facebook and connect in person.
An extensive amount of research has shown a direct link between air quality and fetal and infant health. Cleaner air has saved lives – and money.
Early intervention for children with autism just got earlier.
New research underscores the importance of positive touch in infancy.
Parents need to know the truth about formula milk.
Sleep experts suggest that you may need to balance the science against your own family's needs.
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.