The low-tech approach to delivering babies in one Amish community may offer clues on how to safely reduce the rate of Cesarean-section deliveries in the United States, researchers say.
The study examined
The percentage of babies born early in the United States in 2011 was the lowest in a decade, according to a new report from the non-profit March of Dimes.
In 2011 the preterm
The pitch of babies' cries may provide clues as to whether they are at risk for autism as early as 6 months old, a new study suggests.
The researchers recorded cries from 39 6-month old infants, 21 of
Giving underweight babies iron supplements may reduce their risk of behavioral problems later in life, a new Swedish study has found.
The study found that low-birth-weight babies who did not receive
Ah, science. Sure, it does plenty of amazing things for society: finding treatments for cancer, putting people in space. But along the way, scientists also discover some truly bizarre things about the
An 8-week-old infant in Los Angeles became ill after his father allegedly mixed the baby's formula with gin instead of water by accident.
Although it's not clear whether the father was telling the truth,
Belly buttons aren’t just for collecting lint.
When a fetus floats inside a mother’s womb, its belly button looks more like a buttonhole than a button. The hole connects a fetus to an umbilical cord.
The announcement that a baby in Mississippi has been allegedly cured of an HIV infection could have implications for other HIV-infected infants, and perhaps even adults, according to experts.
New moms who repeatedly check their babies' breathing, or worry about germs in their bottles may be reassured to know that these thoughts and behaviors are common, a new study suggests.
The results show
Some babies who cry incessantly may be experiencing an early form of a migraine headache, a new study from France suggests.
In the study, children ages 6 to 18 who visited an emergency room for migraine