The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending pregnant and breast-feeding women to take a daily supplement containing iodine in order to prevent iodine deficiency.
Blood tests can predict the risk of women delivering preterm.
Researchers found that when newborns were positioned on the mother's stomach or chest, blood flow from the placenta, which reduces risk of iron deficiency, was not negatively affected.
According to a new study, pregnant women who use antidepressants increase their son's risk of autism.
A new study found that young fathers have an increased risk of developing depressive symptoms.
A new study found that depressed mothers who continued taking their medications were more likely to breastfeed than those who stopped taking their antidepressants.
Smoking bans in public areas and workplaces have been tied to reducing the rates of severe asthma attacks and premature births, a new study reported.
Short sleep may be responsible for the growing obesity epidemic, according to new research.
Colombia's fattest baby will start a fruit and vegetable diet after reaching 44-pounds at just eight months.
According to reports, an Indian mother has given birth to conjoined twins that share one body.
Fish oils may help treat diseases in newborn babies, according to a new study. Researchers found that fish oil successfully treats congenital hyperinsulinism, a rare and potentially deadly disease in babies who bodies produce too much insulin.
According to doctors, a second baby born with HIV might have been cured of the virus after receiving immediate treatment.
A Leapfrog report found that fewer babies are being born via early elective deliveries within the U.S.
Giving babies probiotics may reduce their risk of developing gastrointestinal disorders, according to a new study.
A new study found that toddlers under two-years-old might experience a temporary fever if they are vaccinated with the flu and pneumococcal vaccines at the same time.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.