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Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests August 21, 2014

Maternity care practices differ in neighborhoods with more black residents than average, CDC research finds

Many Expectant Moms Don't Get Steroids That Protect Preterm Babies August 13, 2014

Study shows only half of eligible women in lower-income countries receive helpful drug

Fewer Unmarried Women Having Children, CDC Reports August 13, 2014

Declines seen in every age group except for those over 35

Home Nurse Visits May Improve Survival of Moms, Babies July 07, 2014

Deaths were far more common when poor women did not receive follow-up care, study finds

C-Section May Raise Odds of Failed Pregnancy Later: Study July 01, 2014

Slightly higher rate of stillbirths, ectopic pregnancies seen after cesarean delivery, researchers say

Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood June 27, 2014

Extreme stress even before conception can affect unborn child's weight, study suggests

Daughters Drink More Than Their Moms Did -- in Australia, at Least June 26, 2014

It's possible findings would apply to U.S., experts say

Mother's Birthplace May Affect Autism Risk in Kids June 24, 2014

Some foreign-born mothers now in U.S. are more likely to have children with the disorder, study finds

Single Moms' Job Loss May Have Long Term Impact on Kids May 16, 2014

Children's education and long-term mental health often seem to suffer, research shows

Tips for New Moms on Mother's Day May 09, 2014

FDA experts offer advice on doctor visits, use of medications

More Women Delaying First Pregnancy: CDC May 09, 2014

First births to women 35 and older have increased dramatically over last 40 years

Spanking May Be More Common Than Parents Admit April 30, 2014

Small study 'eavesdropped' on family interactions with preschoolers

Older Mothers at Higher Risk of Child With Autism, Study Suggests April 29, 2014

Researchers compared thousands of children born in Sweden over two decades

'Breast Milk Banks' Gain in Popularity April 29, 2014

Experts say they're safer than online milk-sharing sources

Single Motherhood Doesn't Seem to Hinder Happiness April 26, 2014

Raising a child more likely to brighten these women's lives, study says

When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow March 24, 2014

Study of 4-year-olds suggests mothers help by spurring activity, taking part and being role models

TV, Computer Time Tied to Heavier, Less Happy Kids: Study March 17, 2014

Parents can help reduce screen time, experts say

Hospital Policy Spurs New Moms to Get Whooping Cough Shot March 06, 2014

With standing order for vaccine, coverage went from 18 percent to 69 percent, findings showed

Balanced Diet During Pregnancy May Lower Risk of Preterm Delivery March 05, 2014

Increasing intake of healthy foods more important than eliminating unhealthy foods, study finds

Kids Born With HIV May Face Heart Risks Later, Study Suggests February 27, 2014

Doctors should watch for signs of cardiovascular disease, researcher says

Newborns Fed Formula in Hospital Less Likely to Be Breast-Fed Later February 18, 2014

Small study found mothers tend to continue formula use at home

Mother's Voice on Special Pacifier Helps Preemies Learn to Eat February 17, 2014

When properly sucking, baby is rewarded with a song from Mom, researchers say

Babies Born to Moms Over 35 May Have Lower Risk for Certain Birth Defects February 03, 2014

Study finding is specific to physical anomalies that are unrelated to chromosomes, researchers say

Postpartum Depression Often Linked to Long-Term Woes, Review Suggests January 16, 2014

Doctors urged to consider psychological history of mothers-to-be

Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters January 14, 2014

40-year study did not find similar risk in sons

Early Elective Childbirth May Raise Health Risks for Babies, Moms: Study December 20, 2013

Obstetrician calls for more public awareness of possible complications

Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Not Linked to Autism December 18, 2013

Large study finds little connection between mother's use of drugs like Prozac and children's autism risk

Youngest Child Often Not as Small as Mother Thinks December 16, 2013

Study might explain why 'baby of the family' label persists

Could Longer Maternity Leave Prevent Postpartum Depression? December 13, 2013

Study of 800 women found higher symptom rates with shorter leaves

Kids' Social Skills May Suffer When Mothers Drink During Pregnancy December 11, 2013

Study suggests effect on children's brains goes beyond intelligence

Less Physical Activity, More TV for Today's Moms, Study Finds December 04, 2013

This generation is less active than mothers in 1960s, researchers say

Breast Milk With Solid Foods Might Stave Off Allergies November 18, 2013

Study also found waiting until 17 weeks to introduce solids is key

Working Moms Spend More Time Parenting Than Dads: Study November 15, 2013

But fathers also 'highly involved' with their babies, researchers say

Exercise in Pregnancy May Boost Baby's Brain, Study Says November 11, 2013

Whether early advantage continues through childhood remains to be seen

Moms With Lupus More Likely to Have Children With Autism, Study Suggests October 28, 2013

But overall risk is low, shouldn't influence parenting decisions, expert says

Breast Milk Bought Online May Contain Harmful Germs: Study October 21, 2013

Nearly three-quarters of samples from an Internet milk-sharing site contained microbes that could make a baby sick

A Nurse Who Lends an Ear May Ease Anxiety in Moms of Preemies October 08, 2013

Private talk sessions with a NICU nurse improved new mothers' depression, self-esteem

Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Tied to Bipolar Disorder in Adult Offspring: Study October 03, 2013

Research adds to other health hazards of tobacco smoke exposure in the womb

Over-Involved Mothers Tied to Women's Poor Eating, Body Attitudes, Study Says September 27, 2013

Surveys also suggested connection to weak social skills in daughters

Bed-Sharing With Babies Tied to More Breast-Feeding September 24, 2013

But suffocation risk outweighs benefit of moms sleeping with infants, experts say

Breast-Feeding Problems Common for First-Time Moms September 23, 2013

They need support after hospital discharge, study recommends

'Intensifed' Global Effort Needed to Further Cut Child Deaths: Report September 20, 2013

While mortality rates are dropping among children under 5, researchers says more could be done

Most Medications OK During Breast-Feeding, Report Says August 26, 2013

Mothers may be able to take needed drugs while nursing

Mom's Genes May Play Part in How Children Age August 22, 2013

Mouse study suggests mutations in maternal DNA in 'power plants' of cells mean kids may age more quickly

Breast-Feeding May Pass Good Bacteria From Mom to Baby August 22, 2013

Study found same beneficial strains in the guts of mother and child, as well as in breast milk

Breast-Feeding Tied to Reduced Child Obesity August 12, 2013

Large Japanese study looked at schoolchildren aged 7 and 8

Postpartum Depression Risk May Rise for New Moms in Big Cities August 06, 2013

Lack of social support can contribute to condition, study authors say

Mother's Personality Influences Breast-Feeding Decision, Study Finds August 06, 2013

Introverted, anxious moms may need extra support, researcher says

Economic Recession Tied to 'Harsh' Parenting From Mothers August 05, 2013

But study only found effect for those with specific type of gene

Breast-Fed Baby May Become Higher-IQ Child, Study Suggests July 29, 2013

Benefits for children seen at 3 years, 7 years

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