A new study published this week in the American Journal of Public Health reveals some worrying statistics on deaths of children with autism spectrum disorders, commonly known as ASD.
A 3-month-old baby is in the care of Child and Family Services after he was found abandoned in the bushes outside Calgary on Tuesday.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Little Tikes, of Hudson, Ohio, has announced a voluntary recall of about 540,000 Little Tikes™ 2-in-1 Snug ‘n Secure Pink toddler swings because…
If you’re like most parents, you’ve been thinking about your baby’s first birthday since you found out you were pregnant. Added to that excitement is the pressure of knowing they only get one. How do you keep a level head and enjoy that very first birthday milestone? You can start by checking out these 10 tips for planning baby’s first birthday.
A mother who gives birth vaginally and breastfeeds her baby is passing on essential microbes to her child, part of a continual chain of maternal heritage that stretches through generations of ancestry if all have done the same. This means that trillions of microorganisms that live on in the baby resemble those of the mother, her mother, and previous generations.
You spent months waiting for your baby, were likely struggling to contain your excitement as the birth date drew near. And then the baby comes. You honestly can’t remember the last time you washed your hair (and may not even really remember your last shower). Your teeth probably never get brushed before noon. And you may even find yourself feeling envious of all the single people who get to sleep through the night.
Most moms are used to receiving unsolicited advice, but what happens when that advice turns into inappropriate and unwanted action? A North Carolina mom might have the answer.
Wanting to protect your child, or doing anything and everything in your power to do so, is normal and natural. But is a high-tech baby monitor truly the best way to do it? A recent study says: probably not.
Numerous studies have shown that there are benefits for parents and baby when they are permitted time to bond immediately after birth. Unfortunately, the United States still does not offer paid maternity or paternity leave to families with newborns – and they remain the only industrialized nation to not do so. This, along with other factors, could explain why a new study found that less than half of all mothers are taking maternity leave.
Omega-3 fatty acids are critical during all stages of life, but they are especially important during pregnancy. In fact, studies suggest that increased consumption of omega-3 during pregnancy could reduce an infant’s risk of allergies. But omega-3 goes much further than that. You see, it only takes a little omega-3 to ensure you get your daily intake.