Researchers seek to make births safer for women and babies as they develop a blood test that can accurately predict premature births during pregnancy. It's also a less expensive method of identifying the due date.
Room sharing between mothers and babies after the first four months may actually be more detrimental than helpful to the babies' sleep and sleeping practices.
Alabama joins the short list of states that gives away a so-called "baby box" to all new parents in an effort to promote safe sleep and prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS.
Brain scans of newborn babies may offer clues whether the baby would develop symptoms of clinical depression and anxiety disorder later in their life.
A Glandale woman gave brith to twins in different years. How is it possible?
There may be a time that the biological clock will be deemed moot - for hoping mothers in menopause, anyway. We may be able to see the first batch of post-menopausal babies as early as 2017 - with egg from mothers on menopause.
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), United Kingdom's fertility regulators, are now allowing the "cautious" use of IVF technique to create a baby using DNA from three different people.
A new research reveals that the frequency of mothers opting for Caesarean births could greatly impact human evolution, resulting to narrow pelvis and bigger babies.
The rate of infants that are opiod-dependent is alarmingly increasing, according to a new study.
A new study revealed that fake embryos could be used in combination with sperm to produce an offspring in mice models.
A new study in Helsinki University was conducted to distinguish drug-related developmental effects from postnatal, environmental effects, such as potential changes in the mother-baby relationship due to maternal depression.
A new study suggests that increased fruit consumption during pregnancy can lead to significant increases in infant cognitive performance.
Over four decades ago, the term "fetal alcohol syndrome" was coined to describe babies born to alcoholic mothers.
The birth rate in American teens hits all-time low, according to the recent report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, the center believes that too many American teens are still having babies.
It turns out that the unusual great apes of Africa known as bonobos might be better at understand a baby's babble than even her own mother. A new study has revealed that these primal relatives of humanity communicate much like babies, hinting that they might be on an evolutionary fast-track to complex language development.