Researchers found that stressed male mice's sperm could influence offspring brain development.
Researchers discovered that by week 36, fetuses are capable of making a 'pain face.'
Researchers report that pregnant women who were iodine deficient gave birth to children with lower IQs.
Being exposed to secondhand smoke may make children more physically aggressive and antisocial, according to a new study.
Some studies have found that babies whose cords are cut immediately may have lower stores of iron for up to six months.
Scientists in the UK plan to map developing nerve connections in babies' brains while still in the womb.
CDC reports that one in 50 American children from the ages of 6 to 17 suffer from autism.
The parasite's eggs can trigger inflammation, which is particularly problematic for children, who can experience delays in growth and brain development as a result.