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Babies born just weeks before they are due may face an increased risk for cognitive and emotional problems, a new study suggests. The findings held up even when the researchers accounted for the mother's 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 >>>

5 Million Babies Born from IVF, Other Reproductive Technologies

Since the birth of the world's first "test-tube baby," Louise Brown in July 1978, the world has seen an estimated 5 million babies resulting from IVF and other assisted reproductive technologies, researchers Read More >>>

Baby Born with Itty, Bitty Tooth … Which a Dentist Promptly Pulled

A newborn in England surprised her parents — and her doctors — when they saw that the infant was born with a tiny tooth, according to news reports.

The tooth was wobbly, so when little Isla-Rose Read More >>>

More Babies Are Being Born with Intestines Outside the Body. Is the Condition Linked to Mom's Opioid Use?

Rates of a serious birth defect are on the rise in the United States, and a new report suggests the condition may be linked to opioid use.

The report, published Jan. 17 by researchers at the Centers Read More >>>