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When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic February 27, 2015

Expert offers tips on lowering chances of episodes, knowing when to worry

1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke February 27, 2015

22 percent were from what parents said were nonsmoking homes, study finds

Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study February 23, 2015

Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water

Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development February 19, 2015

Study links exposure in womb to condition that may increase later infertility risk

Heart Drug Clears Up 'Strawberry' Birthmarks February 18, 2015

Study suggests propranolol as a new option to treat infantile hemangioma

Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports February 18, 2015

Enforcing naps after children naturally outgrow them leads to less sleep overall

Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines February 17, 2015

Biggest changes for babies and seniors

Study Links Antibiotics to Digestive Complication in Infants February 16, 2015

Risk, though small, appears highest when medications given in first 6 weeks, researchers report

Dentists Offer Tips to Keep Young Children Cavity-Free February 15, 2015

Snacking 24/7 can lead to serious decay

Program for 1-Year-Olds Tries to Lessen Autism's Impact February 06, 2015

Parents taught to work on concerning behaviors before diagnosis

Preemies More Likely to Have Asthma, Study Finds February 06, 2015

But, they will likely outgrow the airway condition, researchers report

Exclusive Breast-Feeding May Ease Transition to Solid Food February 05, 2015

Formula appears to change composition of gut bacteria, researchers say

Certain Genes in Babies May Up Preterm Birth Risk February 02, 2015

Mother's genes don't appear linked to premature delivery, study suggests

Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds January 23, 2015

Front-facing models unsafe before age 2, experts say

More Extreme Preemies Are Surviving, Study Finds January 21, 2015

But 25 percent still die, pointing to need for better pregnancy interventions, doctors say

Better Outcomes for Children Born With Fertility Treatments January 21, 2015

Implanting just one embryo a significant factor in the change, study author says

Vaccination Can Cut Rates of Common Infection in Infants January 13, 2015

Rotavirus triggers potentially dangerous diarrhea, vomiting, experts say

Naps May Boost Your Baby's Memory January 12, 2015

Study found infants recalled tasks better if they slept within four hours of learning

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study January 08, 2015

Women with lowest levels of the 'sunshine vitamin' most likely to deliver early, researchers found

Long-Term Study Finds Measles Vaccines Safe January 07, 2015

Research included more than a half-million vaccine doses in 1- or 2-year-olds

Brain Damage Rare When Newborn Jaundice Is Treated, Study Finds January 05, 2015

Serious complications often avoided with American Academy of Pediatrics-guided therapy

Preventing Diaper Rash December 31, 2014

Dermatologist shares tips for protecting your baby's skin

California Infants Hit Hard by Whooping Cough Epidemic: Report December 04, 2014

Health care providers urged to recommend vaccine to pregnant women, to protect their babies

New Parents Favor In-Depth Genetic Testing, Survey Finds December 04, 2014

But further research is needed to explore impact, study authors say

Infants Remember a Good Time, Study Finds December 01, 2014

Positive reinforcement seems to improve memory, researchers say

Babies Still Sleeping With Soft Bedding Despite SIDS Risk: CDC December 01, 2014

Over half have items in crib that may up odds of sudden infant death syndrome

Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises November 26, 2014

Drugs carry serious risks, and most infants, toddlers recover with rest and extra care

No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study November 26, 2014

Once childhood respiratory illnesses were factored out, the pain relievers had little impact, researchers say

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study November 25, 2014

If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says

Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report November 24, 2014

For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say

Number of Pregnant Women on Narcotic Painkillers, Heroin Doubles, Study Finds November 18, 2014

U.S. national data shows steady rise, and abuse may pose dangers to mother and baby, experts say

Head Trauma in Abused Babies, Toddlers Can Have Lifelong Impact November 17, 2014

Shortened lifespan, disability often come in wake of these injuries, study finds

Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births November 13, 2014

Low birth weight also more likely, researchers found

Whooping Cough Vaccine Seems Safe in Pregnancy, Study Finds November 11, 2014

Shot helps protect newborns against potentially deadly bacteria, experts say

PTSD in Women Linked to Premature Birth November 06, 2014

Women with the condition were about one-third more likely to deliver early, study found

Mom's Words Matter Most to Newborns November 03, 2014

Study also finds that parents respond more to sounds of babies who match their gender

Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes? October 31, 2014

'Bonding' hormone may play a role in study's findings, researchers say

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development October 29, 2014

Link between phthalates and possible defect needs more study, researcher says

Placebo Treatment May Quiet Kids' Cough October 27, 2014

Parents report a spoonful of agave nectar or flavored water reduced symptoms

Virus Present at Birth Causes More Than 10 Percent of Hearing-Loss Cases in Kids October 27, 2014

But most babies don't show symptoms, study says

More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports October 27, 2014

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may affect about 5 percent of U.S. children

Gene Scan Helps Diagnose Mystery Disorders in Children October 23, 2014

Using DNA from parents and child, test hones in on disease-causing mutations

Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects October 22, 2014

Expectant parents can be reassured by findings, researchers say

Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds October 21, 2014

But experts say genes aren't destiny

Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children October 20, 2014

Study finds that liquid drugs are the most commonly misused at home

Circumcision Past Newborn Stage Poses Risk for Boys, Study Finds October 20, 2014

Delaying procedure also linked with higher costs, experts say

Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies, Study Finds October 13, 2014

Researchers uncover higher risk for SIDS, suffocation

Hearing Their Own Babble Helps Babies Learn to Speak: Study October 10, 2014

Researchers found infants with hearing loss quickly caught up to peers after cochlear implants

Study Shows Benefits of Building Baby's Language Skills Early October 02, 2014

Helping infants learn to focus on sounds appears to speed up speech-related brain development

Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds October 01, 2014

Breast-feeding, waiting to introduce foods with gluten didn't prevent autoimmune disorder

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