Some infants carry the diarrhea-causing bacteria Clostridium difficile in their guts without any symptoms, but the bacteria may rapidly disappear when these infants switch from drinking breast
For two Baltimore parents, their three new bundles of joy may make them feel like one in a million, and statistics show they're not far off: Parents Thomas and Kristen Hewitt welcomed a rare set of
Babies and toddlers are spending plenty of time using mobile media devices at their homes, including children whose families are not well-off financially, a new study reveals.
The researchers looked
Babies born with a low birth weight who are regularly held by their mothers skin-to-skin — or "kangaroo style" — may have a lower risk of dying prematurely, according to a new analysis of previous
The age at which U.S. women have their first baby is going up, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
From 2000 to 2014, the average age of a mother's first birth
The world's oldest known wild bird just added a new chick to the family — her 40th one, experts say.
The Laysan albatross (Phoebastria immutabilis), named Wisdom, is at least 65 years old
For some women, that joyful time when a warm and snuggly newborn has finally arrived can be mixed with emotions about the changes in their own bodies, and many of these women have questions about how
Gaining weight during pregnancy is both natural and essential. But limiting the weight gained during pregnancy to a healthy amount is a whole other story, and the old adage "eating for two" certainly
Even babies will "do business" with the bad guy if the price is right. At least that's what a duo of psychologists has found in a lab study of little ones as young as 12 months.
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