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Infant's Fussiness May Predict a Troubled Childhood

NEW YORK At just one month old, infants show signs of temperament troubles that can turn into mood and behavior problems later in life, a new study suggests.

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A Sweet Way to Calm Infants During Vaccination

The taste of something sweet may help calm babies when they're getting vaccinated, a new review suggests.

The review analyzed information from 14 previous studies involving 1,551 babies ages 1 month Read More >>>

Brain-stem Abnormalities May Increase Infants' Risk of SIDS

Infants who unexpectedly die in their sleep may have underlying abnormalities in their brain stems, a new study suggests.

Researchers reviewed information from 50 infants who died of sudden Read More >>>

Baby Talk: Infants May Practice Words in Their Minds

Months before they say their first real "mama" or "dada," babies are practicing those words in their heads, new research suggests.

Brain areas associated with speech motor planning light up in 7-month-old Read More >>>

Simple Trick May Improve an Infant's Attention Span

Parents can help improve their child's attention span in a very simple way: by paying attention to the toy their child is playing with, a new study suggests.

Researchers found that when parents looked Read More >>>

Infants Exposed to Languages Can Retain Them Later in Life

Children as young as 3 months old who have been exposed to a language have an advantage when they learn — or relearn — the sounds of that language later in life, according to a new study.

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UK and Canadian Infants Cry More Than US Newborns

It's a fact of life that newborns cry, but a new analysis of nearly 8,700 infants reveals that babies cry and fuss more in certain countries than in others.

The study looked at infants in eight countries: Read More >>>