Baby Studies Find Kids Eating Solid Food Too Early, Overuse PouchesA pair of new studies on infant health have found that many babies in the U.S. are being given solid food too early and one type of snack may be delaying their development.
FDA Warns Infant Teething Medications Are UnsafeThe FDA released a statement urging Americans to avoid buying over-the-counter medications containing benzocaine.
Baby Wipes Tied To 'Perfect Storm' Of Child Food Allergies, Study SaysResearchers from Northwestern University say that a combination of genetics, allergens in dust, food choices, and the effects of infant cleansing wipes on the skin are all part of a package that triggers allergies.
How Artificial Sweeteners Could Negatively Impact Your NewbornCould drinking soda or other products with artificial sweeteners, while you are pregnant, have an impact on your unborn child?
Breastfeeding Is Not The Only AnswerCertainly there are key advantages to breastfeeding but formula is also an excellent option.
Study: Babies Learn Best When They're Surprised"The infants' behaviors are not merely reflexive responses to the novelty of surprising outcomes but instead reflect deeper attempts to learn about aspects of the world that failed to accord with expectations," said Aimee Stahl, the study’s lead author.
Rutgers Study Says Training Might Enable Babies To Learn To Speak Earlier In LifeThe Rutgers study reveals that four-month-old babies can be trained to recognize sounds and improve their ability to develop language at an earlier age.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
CHOP Study: Healthy Babies Often Delivered Early For No Medical ReasonThe study also found that the rate of “nonindicated” births before 39 weeks was 86% higher in 2009 than in 1995.
Survival Training Meets Six-Month-Olds In The PoolIf there's a pool around, it could be deadly. So, some kids are getting trained to save themselves -- even before they learn to walk.
Put Down The Bleach Wipes! Exposure To Allergens And Bacteria During Infancy Might Prevent Wheezing, AllergiesThe presence of mouse and cat dander and (ugh) roach droppings within the first year of the child’s life actually seemed to offer that child protection from allergies.
Bilingual Homes May Benefit Babies' BrainsA study has found babies who grow up in a bilingual home may enjoy greater mental flexibility before they even learn to talk.
Study: Cranky Kids Watch More TV“Early childhood self-regulation problems are associated with mildly increased media exposure, even after controlling for important confounding variables,” researchers say.
Study: Exercising During Pregnancy May Enhance Newborn's Brain DevelopmentPregnant women who exercise give their babies a brain boost, a new study shows.
Why Breastfeeders Quit75% of all new moms try breastfeeding. Yet, only 13% ultimately maintain breastfeeding for the doctor-recommended 6-months duration. So, what happens?