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How Much Do Babies’ Skulls Get Squished During Birth? A Whole Lot, 3D Images Reveal

When babies pass through the mother's birth canal, the tight fit temporarily squashes their wee heads, elongating their flexible skulls and changing the shape of their brains. Now, scientists have created Read More >>>

Autism Risk May Be Revealed in Babies' Cries

Testosterone in men is often associated with sowing wild oats rather than taking care of babies, but a new study finds that in some situations, hearing an infant's cry can actually boost this sex hormone Read More >>>

Adorable Video: Orphaned Polar Bear Cub Siku

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Nina Sen

Polar bears live within the Arctic Circle and surrounding areas.

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Drugs Used in Newborns Need Better Study, Docs Say

Babies born at home are at increased risk for health problems immediately after birth compared with babies born in hospitals, according to a new study.

However, a certified midwife may make a difference Read More >>>

Women with Heart Disease More Likely to Have Baby Girls, Study Finds

Pregnant women with heart disease are more likely to give birth to girls than boys, according to a new study from Iran.

The study involved 200 pregnant Read More >>>

More Babies Born with Exposure to Addictive Drugs

The number of babies born exposed to addictive drugs while in the womb is increasing, a new study suggests.

Between 2000 and 2009, the incidence of neonatal abstinence syndrome — a disorder that occurs Read More >>>