Rates of Caesarean section deliveries in the United States climbed to 34 percent in 2009, hitting an all time high, a new study says.
Florida, New Jersey and Texas had the highest rates, while Utah,
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
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
Infants have a conscious experience of the world at as early as 5 months of age, new research finds.
New parents may raise an eyebrow at the idea that their baby might not be a
The news that researchers involved with a study of premature infants allegedly did not properly inform parents about the risks oxygen treatment posed to their vulnerable babies has some wondering how
Babies may be able to show sympathy before their first birthday, according to a new study in which 10-month-olds preferred the victims rather than the aggressors in a bullying encounter.
Many medications commonly given to newborns still have not been officially approved for use in this very young population, despite recent law changes encouraging the study of drugs in children, a new
Probiotics, or "good bacteria," are generally thought to be safe for most people, but a newborn in Poland appears to have developed an infection after he was given a probiotic product, according to