As any parent knows, babies aren't born with a fear of heights. In fact, infants can act frighteningly bold around the edge of a bed or a changing table.
But at around 9 months, babies become more wary
When Prince William revealed he was taking two weeks paid paternity leave, he sent a strong message: Dads are critical during a newborn's first few weeks of life.
A growing body of research suggests
The percentage of babies who are breast-fed in the United States continues to rise, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Between 2000 and 2010, the percentage
How long a healthy pregnancy lasts can vary by as much as five weeks, even when doctors precisely determined the date of conception, a new study suggests.
Although the length
Despite never having performed surgery or dissected an animal, 8-month-old babies expect living creatures to have insides, new research suggests.
The study, detailed Sept. 3 in the journal Proceedings
How often should a newborn be bathed? One mother recently confessed that she doesn't put her 3-month-old son Charlie in a tub very often.
"I will confess that I have gone longer than a week," Claire
Though toddlers are not yet fully developed as conversationalists, talking directly to them could help strengthen their vocabulary and language skills, according to a new study. Overheard conversations
A Mississippi baby born with HIV and treated in the early hours of her life remains free of the infection three years later, despite being off of medications for 18 months, according to a new report.