Middle ear infections (otitis media) are a common and often painful condition that
most children will experience at least once in their first year.
Parents only want the best for their children, but caring for the environment doesn't happen overnight.
At less than 2 years old, children of mothers with increasing depressive symptoms can show signs of added stress and quicker cellular aging.
Not much attention has been given to how mothers who want to attend workshops and conferences are supported. This simple intervention can boost the presence of women in science.
We no longer perform surgery on babies without drugs, but a new study shows that we may be underestimating how much pain babies feel when they are under stress.
Psychology researchers bring infants into the lab to learn more about how shared book reading influences brain and behavioral development.
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.