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Babies and young children have different sleep patterns. Not every one sleeps through the night at the same age, but social pressure is strong on parents to make sure that their children get enough sleep. (Shutterstock)

Why your baby isn’t sleeping through the night yet … and how to teach them

The sleep of young children varies a great deal. The myth of sleeping through the night at a specific age creates unrealistic expectations that can harm parents’ confidence.
Her deep breath has to get to the baby. electravk/Moment via Getty Images

How does a baby ‘breathe’ while inside its mom?

A fetus needs oxygen long before its lungs work and it’s exposed to the air. Some ingenious biochemistry explains how the mother’s blood delivers it.
Migrant woman with a baby is lining up at the Anand Vihar terminal in New Delhi, India following the nationwide lock down to prevent coronavirus spreading in the country for three weeks, starting March 24. Manish rajput/SOPA Images/Sipa USA/AAP

Can mothers breastfeed during the COVID-19 pandemic?

At the time of writing, there have not been many published papers regarding breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most research is still ongoing.
Although the United Nations has raised concerns about the rights of children, advocates say a baby hatch, like the one shown here in Karlsruhe, Germany, can save lives. (Hardt Foundation)

After a newborn was found in a recycling bin, a safe haven baby hatch may save lives

Since an infant was found in a recycling bin last fall in Saskatoon, advocates have renewed their campaign for baby hatches, places mothers can leave newborns safely and anonymously.
James Young Simpson’s Caesarian forceps, Hunterian Museum, Glasgow. Stephencdickson/Wikipedia

How forceps permanently changed the way humans are born

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.

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