Understanding the evolutionary roots of baby sleep can help parents cope.
How we name our children follows trends like any other cultural expression. It’s about taste as well as broader societal shifts.
Babies who remain in silence hours after birth have different brains to those who listen to sounds.
Infants approach the physical world with some ‘principled expectations’ about how it works. What happens when an AI system is programmed this way?
Psychologists know babies can form memories soon after birth. So why can’t people remember anything that happened to them before around age 2? A child development expert describes possible reasons.
An infant nutrition expert explains the efforts to ensure there is enough baby formula for US consumption and the differences between domestic and imported produce.
Can you use a test intended for adults or older children? How do you test a wriggling or grumpy small child anyway? We’re infection control and child health researchers. Here are our tips.
As cases continue to skyrocket in Australia, parents are understandably worried about what would happen if their baby got COVID.
An infant nutrition expert explains what is behind the current formula shortage and what can be done to support hard-pressed parents.
Supporting mothers’ and infants’ sleep can decrease the stressors of motherhood, improve maternal mood and mental health and promote better infant development.
Researchers find that households without enough diapers for their children are more likely to struggle with other hardships.
Children who are fed diets high in added sugars are more likely than children with lower sugar intakes to have a number of negative health consequences as they develop.
As many as two-thirds of couples do it.
Take turns in conversation and make rhymes.
With the high cost of infant formula, food-insecure mothers who cannot breastfeed are struggling to feed their babies.
There is immense interest in understanding whether potentially protective SARS-CoV-2 antibodies are provided to the baby via breast milk. This is what we know so far.
Interviewees describe ‘scrimping and saving’ to make ends meet.
Provision of breastfeeding support and information within the community can lead to a significant increase in exclusive breastfeeding rates.
Parents with a newborn were doing significantly better on most parental and relational outcomes during lockdown.
Around the globe, 823,000 child deaths could be prevented annually with appropriate breastfeeding. Formula makers continue to defy a 40-year-old international code on marketing their product.