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Mom Confesses She Skips Daily Baths for Baby

Certain soaps used to wash babies shortly after birth may cause the baby to test positive for marijuana on some newborn screening tests, a new study suggests.

In the study, urine samples that contained Read More >>>

Baby's Cells Mix and Mingle with Pregnant Mom's

During pregnancy, and even decades later, a baby's influence on mom runs deep — cell deep. While the fetus develops inside the womb, its cells mix and mingle with the mother's after traveling through Read More >>>

Why Are 'Mama' and 'Dada' a Baby's First Words?

A baby's first words are often "mama" and "dada," much to the delight of parents. Now scientists think they know why.

Beyond the obvious — Mommy and Daddy are around a lot and babies Read More >>>

Baby's Liquor Consumption Leads to Hospitalization

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, Read More >>>

Mom's Anxiety May Suppress Baby's Immune System

Mom's anxiety during pregnancy may influence the development of her baby's immune system, new research finds.

Infants whose mothers experienced high anxiety during pregnancy had suppressed immune responses Read More >>>

Baby's Life Saved with 3D Printing

When April and Bryan Gionfriddo brought home their newborn son, Kaiba, in October 2011, he seemed like a healthy baby. But one night, when the family was out to dinner, Kaiba stopped being able to breathe Read More >>>

New Formula Calculates Baby's Obesity Risk

A new formula may be able to predict a child's risk of obesity as soon as they are born, researchers say.

The formula estimates the child's obesity risk based on his or her birth weight, the body mass Read More >>>

The Truth About How Mom's Stress Affects Baby's Brain

DENVER — My daughter is sitting in a high chair, watching a black-and-white robot almost as big as she is bust a move.

A Vegas floor show this is not, but for a 7-month-old, a dancing robot is either Read More >>>

Many Parents Not Sure Which Items are Safe for Baby's Crib

Toys and colorful blankets may make a baby's crib look cute, but many parents are not aware that these items can be hazardous in a newborn's bed, a new study suggests.

Researchers surveyed about 500 Read More >>>