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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

Women Born Early at Greater Risk of Delivering Preemies, Study Suggests April 10, 2015

But most of these women still have their babies at-term, researcher notes

Placenta Test Measures Babies' Exposure to Arsenic April 07, 2015

This type of screening seems as reliable as urine and toenail samples, study says

Surprises Help Babies Learn, Research Finds April 03, 2015

Unpredictable situations seem to make infants more interested in exploring

Simpler Antibiotic Regimen Helps Sick Babies in Developing Nations April 02, 2015

Study findings suggest hospitalization isn't needed

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children March 31, 2015

Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

Scientists Find More Evidence of Breast Milk's Goodness March 31, 2015

It's packed with even a wider level and variety of proteins than that of monkeys, study finds

Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk March 30, 2015

Study links glyburide to more infant intensive care and respiratory distress

Expert Offers Tips to Help Babies With Stuffy Noses March 27, 2015

Humidity and moisture can help prevent and treat congestion

E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children March 27, 2015

Nicotine can harm developing brains, experts say

Ebola May Hit Young Children Hardest, Study Finds March 25, 2015

Babies, toddlers get sick faster and die sooner than older children and adults, study finds

Fetal Faces Seem to React to Mom's Smoking March 25, 2015

In study, 4-D scans show more mouth movement, facial touching in presence of nicotine

Dad's Depression Affects Toddler's Behavior, Too March 18, 2015

Study found a father's moods might increase risk of his youngster's anxiety, sadness

Breast-Fed Babies May Be Smarter, Richer Adults, Study Suggests March 18, 2015

But many factors determine IQ, not just mother's milk, experts note

Common Antiseptic Can Prevent Infant Deaths, Study Says March 06, 2015

Findings useful for home births in developing countries

Painkiller-Addicted Babies a Growing U.S. Concern, Especially in Fla. March 06, 2015

Newborns suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome go through a difficult withdrawal

14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee March 04, 2015

Boston survey also found that 2.5 percent of 1-year-olds get a java jolt

Doctors Often Yield to Parents' Requests to Delay Kids' Vaccines March 02, 2015

But most believe it puts children at risk, study finds

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

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