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Gut Bacteria Tied to Asthma Risk in Kids September 30, 2015

Study suggests that antibiotics in infancy might also play a role

Exposure to BPA in Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight in Girls: Study September 25, 2015

But research doesn't prove the chemical caused the lighter weight

Though Rare, Some Disabilities Seen Long After Newborn Heart Surgery September 21, 2015

Study authors suggest a lack of oxygen before the procedure may play a role

More Cavities Seen in Kids of Chronically Stressed Mothers September 18, 2015

These moms are less likely to breast-feed, make dental appointments, study finds

Filtered Sunlight May Be Effective Jaundice Therapy September 16, 2015

Low-tech treatment might help newborns in developing countries, researchers say

Breast-Feeding Tied to Better Emotion Perception in Some Infants September 14, 2015

Those at risk for autism showed more social development in small study, but experts said more research is needed

Survival Rates Improve for Extreme 'Preemie' Babies September 08, 2015

Study also finds fewer complications in infants who survive, but more efforts are needed, experts say

Siblings Now Main Source of Infants' Whooping Cough: CDC September 08, 2015

A change from past years, when Mom posed the biggest risk of infection

Day Care Won't Cause Aggressive Behavior in Child, Study Finds September 01, 2015

Results from children in Norway could reassure working parents

Medical Groups Endorse Early Exposure to Peanut Products for High-Risk Infants August 26, 2015

Interim guidance issued in response to study that found exposure lowered chances of allergy by 80 percent

Parents' Clothing Can Infect Newborns in Intensive Care August 25, 2015

Researchers tested for respiratory syncytial virus

New Moms Can Avoid Back Injury When Caring for Their Babies August 25, 2015

Proper lifting techniques are essential for both parents

Brief Drop in Blood Sugar at Birth Tied to Poorer School Performance August 24, 2015

But researchers say it's too soon to recommend routine screening

Many Parents Aren't Shielding Babies From Sun's Harmful Rays: Study August 20, 2015

12 percent told researchers their children had tanned in their first six months of life

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Have Benefits, Risks: Study August 11, 2015

Birth complications may be reduced, but some health issues for babies might increase

Some Babies May Pick Up 2nd Language More Easily August 10, 2015

Research suggests a behavior called 'gaze shifting' may be key

U.S. Infant Deaths At Lowest Rate Ever: CDC August 06, 2015

But American babies still die at rates that are higher than other affluent countries

Certain Antibiotics Linked to Hearing Loss, Mouse Study Finds July 29, 2015

Inflammation caused by the infection that's being treated may make ear damage more likely

Are Hospitals Overusing Neonatal Intensive Care? July 27, 2015

Study found newborns admitted to these expensive units were bigger, less premature than in prior years

New Moms Often Get Poor Advice on Baby Care: Study July 27, 2015

Tips from family or media can run counter to expert guidelines on vaccines, breast-feeding

What's In a Name? For Newborns, Maybe Fewer Medical Errors July 13, 2015

Incorporating mothers' names into newborns' IDs led to a drop in patient mix-ups, study finds

U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse July 13, 2015

Less than half follow up on suspicious fractures among at-risk kids, study finds

Cancer Survivors May Face More Challenges When Adopting July 13, 2015

Study finds agencies may request potentially discriminatory personal information

Diabetes Drug Given to Obese Moms-to-Be Won't Keep Baby's Weight Down July 10, 2015

Metformin did help control women's blood sugar, study finds

More Parents See Benefits of Vaccines, Poll Finds July 07, 2015

Reports on outbreaks of measles, whooping cough in past year may have shifted opinions, pediatrician says

Anti-Vaccine Trend Has Parents Shunning Newborns' Vitamin Shot July 06, 2015

Doing so can lead to dangerous internal bleeding, experts say

Extreme 'Preemie' Infants at No Higher Risk If Included in Clinical Trials June 16, 2015

Study found similar rates of adverse events

Doctors Worry About Return of Vaccine-Preventable Ills in Kids June 12, 2015

When immunization rates go down, 'herd' immunity also declines, experts note

Babies Who 'Resettle' on Their Own Get Better Sleep June 10, 2015

And that could be a blessing to sleep-starved parents of infants, research suggests

Widespread Vaccination Fights Serious Stomach Infection in Kids: CDC June 09, 2015

Rates of hospitalization with gastroenteritis have tumbled since rotavirus shot launched in 2006

New Moms Gain No Benefit From Eating Placenta, Studies Show June 04, 2015

Researchers say there's also no data at all on possible risks from the practice

Babies Prefer Sound of Other Babies Over Adults May 29, 2015

Researcher says infants may be 'finding their voice'

Delaying Umbilical Cord Clamping Might Boost Child Development May 26, 2015

Fine-motor and social skills slightly improved in boys, but no difference in IQ, researchers say

Fewer U.S. Hospitals Send New Moms Home With Formula May 26, 2015

But CDC survey finds one-third continue the practice, which can undermine breast-feeding efforts

Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk May 25, 2015

Study found odds were doubled, though still very rare even at greater altitudes

More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds May 22, 2015

Also rising are costs to treat infants' withdrawal symptoms, study says

Local Anesthesia May Be Best for Infants During Surgery May 14, 2015

Study found not putting young patients to sleep tied to fewer breathing problems afterwards

Infectious-Disease Expert Debunks Common Vaccine Myths May 13, 2015

Decades of studies show they are very safe, and highly effective in saving kids from illness and death

New Moms' Codeine Use Down Since Health Warnings May 12, 2015

In rare cases, a woman metabolizes the drug faster, getting too much into breast-milk

Does Mom's Cellphone Startle the Fetus? May 06, 2015

Researchers say yes, but potential consequences are unclear

Preteen Whooping Cough Vaccine Loses Strength Over Time, CDC Finds May 04, 2015

Results help explain recent surge in cases

Sharing Breast Milk May Pose Risks Women Haven't Considered April 30, 2015

Survey shows few ask about health of donor, discuss option with doctor

Whole Blood Best for Youngest Heart Surgery Patients: Study April 30, 2015

Exposure to fewer donors may reduce lifelong risks

3D 'Printout' Device Keeps Very Ill Babies Breathing April 29, 2015

Flexible implant adapts with child's growth, researchers say

Pediatricians Issue New Guidelines for Hospital Release of Newborns April 27, 2015

Doctors should consider baby's health, as well as family readiness and support

Very Young Kids Often Use Tablets, Smartphones, Study Finds April 27, 2015

By age 2, many spend an hour or more a day on mobile devices, but parents have concerns

Baby Swings, Car Seats Not Safe for Sleeping April 24, 2015

To avoid suffocation, put infants down in a crib, expert says

Babies May Be More Sensitive to Pain Than Adults April 21, 2015

Study of newborns upends some longstanding beliefs

Antibiotics May Be Overused in Many Neonatal ICUs, Study Finds April 20, 2015

Big variation seen in prescribing rates, despite little difference in infection rates

Ear Infections Common, But Often Missed, in Infants April 10, 2015

Doctor says irritability, fever and pulling at ears are possible signs