Childbirth used to be a terrifying ordeal. But women were surrounded by others – mothers, aunts, sisters – who brought love and experience. But midway through the 19th century, this changed.
Many parents are told their babies' smiles aren't 'real'. But there is research to suggest otherwise.
There are a number of barriers to a father's involvement in the first 1000 days of his child's life.
American support of the formula industry comes at the cost of the health and lives of Black and brown babies, at home and abroad.
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.