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Could C-Section Baby Benefit From Mom's Vaginal Fluids?February 01, 2016

Small study suggests it's possible to partially restore good bacteria to cesarean infants

Worldwide Boost in Breast-Feeding Could Save 800,000 Lives: StudyJanuary 29, 2016

Global economy would also benefit from more mothers nursing their babies, study contends

Average Age of First-Time Moms in U.S. Still Rising: CDCJanuary 14, 2016

Delaying pregnancy means smaller families and implications for overall population, expert says

Having More Kids May Slow Mom's Aging, Study SaysJanuary 13, 2016

Women with multiple children seem to have healthier DNA

U.S. Births Up, Teen and Preterm Deliveries Down: CDCDecember 23, 2015

Positive trends mean healthier babies, doctors say

Progesterone May Not Help Prevent Repeat Miscarriage, Study FindsNovember 25, 2015

Findings likely to disappoint many couples, researcher says

Weekend Childbirth Riskier, British Study SuggestsNovember 25, 2015

Infant deaths, maternal infections lower on weekdays, study finds

Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Some WomenNovember 23, 2015

Study looked at moms who had already diabetes in pregnancy

Most First-Time Moms Plan to Follow Vaccine ScheduleNovember 20, 2015

11 percent intend to spread out the recommended inoculations, survey finds

Depression More Common in Daughters of Older Mothers, Study SuggestsNovember 20, 2015

But researchers only found an association, and age gap didn't seem to affect sons

Breast-Feeding Linked to Reduced Risk of Preemie Eye ProblemNovember 16, 2015

Exclusive use of human milk lowers odds of potentially blinding condition by 75 percent, study suggests

Sharp Increase in U.S. Babies Born With Syphilis: CDCNovember 12, 2015

Pregnant women should be screened for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in KidsNovember 11, 2015

More research needs to be done to show cause-and-effect, expert says

Preteen Girls Worry About Breast Cancer If It's in the FamilyOctober 19, 2015

Doctor recommends honest discussions to alleviate distress

Infant Heart Defect May Be Linked to Pre-Diabetic Sugar Levels in PregnancyOctober 12, 2015

Moderately increased glucose could be cause for concern, study suggests

More Cavities Seen in Kids of Chronically Stressed MothersSeptember 18, 2015

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

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

Proper lifting techniques are essential for both parents

Parents' Happiness Key to How Big Families GrowAugust 07, 2015

Study finds couples are less likely to have second child if their emotional well-being declines

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

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

Dad's Involvement With Autistic Child Helps Mom, TooJuly 17, 2015

Study finds that depression levels in mothers drop when fathers engage in caretaking

Cost of Hospital Birth Varies by Nearly $10,000 Across U.S.July 10, 2015

Hospitals with higher rates of c-sections or serious complications are most expensive, study finds

Breast-Feeding Tied to Healthier Arteries in Middle AgeJuly 08, 2015

But it remains unknown whether these women will have lower rates of heart attack, stroke as they age

Millennials More Accepting of Working Moms Than Past GenerationsJune 29, 2015

Survey responses reveal growing gender equality in U.S.

U.S. Birth Rate Records First Rise in 7 YearsJune 17, 2015

CDC report also finds teen birth rate at lowest level ever

Parents' Age May Be Factor in Child's Autism RiskJune 09, 2015

Greater odds of disorder in kids of teen moms, older moms and parents with big age gap, study suggests

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

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

Breast-feeding May Lower Risk of Childhood Leukemia: StudyJune 01, 2015

It's one more potential benefit for breast-fed babies, research suggests

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

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

Single Moms Report Poorer Health Later in LifeMay 15, 2015

Researchers recommend more access to birth control, programs that aid work-family balance

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later WeightMay 12, 2015

Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

New Moms' Codeine Use Down Since Health WarningsMay 12, 2015

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

'Love Hormone' May Help New Moms Heed Crying BabiesMay 06, 2015

Brain scan study suggests oxytocin might play role in getting new mothers to care for infants

Health Tip: Moms, Make Time for YourselfMay 06, 2015

A healthier you benefits the family

U.S. Birth Rate Hovers at All-Time Low, CDC ReportsMay 05, 2015

Drop in teen birth rate, poor economy explain downward trend

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

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

Breast-Feeding May Lower Breast Cancer Recurrence, Death: StudyApril 28, 2015

Strongest benefit seen in most common types of tumors, researchers say

For Breast-Feeding Moms, Tips on Eating for TwoApril 17, 2015

U.S. health officials outline a healthy meal plan

Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk, Study FindsApril 06, 2015

Untested samples may also harbor bacteria, viruses, experts say

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

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

Dad's Depression Affects Toddler's Behavior, TooMarch 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 SuggestsMarch 18, 2015

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

Mom's Age at Childbirth Tied to Son's Risk for Type 2 DiabetesMarch 06, 2015

Boys born to women in their late 20s, early 30s appeared to have the lowest risk, study found

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

Big Increase Seen in Babies Born Addicted to NarcoticsFebruary 11, 2015

Canadian study points to jump in prescription painkiller abuse in explaining trend

Overly Controlling Moms Lose Out, Study SaysFebruary 06, 2015

Allowing some freedom at age 2 reaped benefits by fifth grade

Better Outcomes for Children Born With Fertility TreatmentsJanuary 21, 2015

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

Longer Breast-Feeding May Protect Infants at Risk for ObesityDecember 05, 2014

Those who drank mother's milk for less than 2 months were more likely to gain extra weight

Mom's Obesity May Affect Newborn SurvivalDecember 03, 2014

Infant deaths are more likely among very heavy women, but still rare, study finds

Whooping Cough Vaccine Seems Safe in Pregnancy, Study FindsNovember 11, 2014

Shot helps protect newborns against potentially deadly bacteria, experts say

Mom's Words Matter Most to NewbornsNovember 03, 2014

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