Although testing for CMV during pregnancy isn’t routine and there isn’t universal screening for infants, there are steps pregnant people can take to protect themselves and their newborns.
Don’t smoke around babies, wash your hands, and pay attention to the parents, too.
Around 12% of babies are born weighing more than 4kg.
Neuroscientists know that pregnant mothers’ brains change in ways that appear to help with caring for a baby. Now researchers have identified changes in new fathers’ brains, too.
The baby drop box is a revival of centuries-old cultural practices from the Italian Renaissance when reproductive rights were zero.
Supporting mothers’ and infants’ sleep can decrease the stressors of motherhood, improve maternal mood and mental health and promote better infant development.
The separation of newborns from mothers who have tested positive for COVID-19 is therefore unnecessary in most cases.
Review of the latest evidence identifies the risk factors for pregnant women.
There are effective ways to help reduce babies’ pain during blood draws and injections, but they are used in less than 50 per cent of newborns. Here’s how to ease your infant’s pain.
Our study joins a growing body of evidence that suggests caesarean sections may have more consequences than previously thought.
Here are four thoughts and feelings it’s common to have when you have a new baby.
Up to 35% of mothers and fathers don’t fall in love with their baby immediately.
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, pregnant women are facing new health risks and a health care system that’s changing around them by the day.
Preparing now can help keep you and your loved ones safe.
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.