It has long been known that drinking alcohol during pregnancy can harm a baby. Now researchers are going even further with how dangerous alcohol can be for newborns and saying abuse of alcohol even prior to pregnancy may harm babies.
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Researchers have found sugars which pass through breast milk can cause babies to be overweight. Breast feeding mothers should be careful about their consumption of sugar in order to protect their babies from gaining too much weight.
Researchers say that mothers and infants can connected to each other via singing.
Researchers say the development of kids with Fragile X Syndrome is affected by parenting.
Results of a study published in the journal Acupunture in Medicine suggests crying, colicky babies might respond to acupuncture treatment. The finding has seemingly left some experts aghast.
Researchers say that there is an association between the physical activity of parents and the activity of preschool kids.
Clinical guidelines have been established aimed at preventing peanut allergy in infants.
Researchers put to test best practice when it comes to treating kids' ear infections. What researchers found is that giving too short a course of antibiotics can be inffective. What's the best way to help your child when they are crying and tugging at their ears?
Researchers have found Kangaroo Mother Care helps premature babies thrive.
Divorce can make raising your children more challenging. This is truer around the holidays when family time becomes more important. Here's why making a holiday custody plan makes the holidays merrier and less stressful for them.
New parents often overlook the importance of choosing the right crib and mattress for their newborn. The wrong combination can lead to SIDS and sleepless nights filled with crying. Follow these tips to help protect your baby and also so that your whole family can have uninterrupted sleep and not have to calm a crying baby.
Researchers have determined that emotional bonds with parents or a caregiver may be the basis of our ability to regulate our emotions later in life.
You see it quite often: parents who give their young children food (cookies, candy, chips) as a reward, a treat, an incentive to stop bad behavior, or to ease a bruised knee or other pain. Researchers from several universities in the United Kingdom have found that parents who use food in stressful or emotional situations may be setting their children up for emotional eating later in life, a practice that can result in overweight or obesity.
Here’s one secret a pediatrician discovered that will soothe a crying baby very quickly.
Normally I write about autism but a debate on my Facebook wall, of all places, brought to the forefront how important this ruling--this decision is to the world. The question: Exactly how much suffering is enough suffering to end another’s life?
This is a bit of Saturday fun. I've rounded up some videos that show how to stop your baby from crying. Sometimes we don't know what puts us in a bad mood and it may not even matter. The goal is to stay happy and healthy. Here are five ways to stop your baby from crying.
Technology can help children with autism develop language skills. iPads are one way autistic children learn to communicate.
Every parent will support their child or children into old age, but when there seem to be strings attached, the relationship becomes strained and conflicted. As parents, we will help them financially, emotionally, physically and any other way that will ensure our investment in their future pays off. Every parent, social butterfly or old grouch, wants his or her child to succeed.