A new study suggests that chronic during pregnancy could devoid the mother's brain from benefits of motherhood. The research conducted on rats could increase the understanding of postpartum depression, researchers suggest.
A new study by Australian researchers suggests that mother's to be, who sleep on their back, could increase their chances of miscarriage.
A new study can identify the neural structures associated with poor reading skills in young children, and could be a helpful early warning system for struggling students. If a 7-year-old is breezing through the "Harry Potter" books, studies indicate that he or she will be a strong reader later in life. Conversely, if a 7-year-old is struggling with "The Cat in the Hat," that child will most likely struggle with reading going forward, Medical Xpress reports.
Starting from infancy to the initial few years of a child are very vital in determining the mental and physical health of the child for a lifetime. A new study suggests that exposure to air pollution from traffic during infancy could hamper the lung function in children up to 8 years of age.
Want your child to grow up happy and be socially adjusted? Bond well with them during their infancy, says a new study. The study by researchers from University of Iowa has found that if children have an intimate relationship with a parent during their infancy period, they grow up to be less troubled, aggressive or experience other emotional and behavioral problems.
With the ever-growing popularity of networking sites among younger and younger kids, parents are concerned about the safety of their children.
How your child performs in academics may have more to do with your skills as a parent than the quality of the school that your child goes to. A new study suggests that parental involvement is more important for academic achievements, than the school itself.
Doctors around the world recommend delaying a premature birth, understandably because premature born birth has been linked to a lower cognitive ability in children and there are 14.9 million cases of premature births every year worldwide...
The next time you see your child glued to the television, you may want to switch that idiot box off. A new study suggests that parents need to be much more alert and conscious about cutting down the number of hours they allow their children to watch TV.
There are many dos and don'ts of parenting, and drinking while parenting is certainly a big no-no. But in what can be called a "shocking" finding, about one-fifth of Britain's mothers and fathers believe drinking alcohol actually helps them be a better parent.
A new study by Yale School of Medicine study suggests that the cases of serious physical abuse in children, such as head injuries, burns, and fractures, have slightly increased by about 5 percent in the last 12 years. However, this report challenges the figures released by child protective services agencies, which claimed a 55 percent decrease in physical abuse cases among children from 1997 to 2009.
Parenting is certainly not easy. Among a million things that a parent needs to take care of, one of the most important areas that a parent needs to be alert about is to keep their children away from addiction of any sort. And these days, addiction is not limited to substance abuse, but also extends to addiction of electronic gadgets and the internet.
Parents of very young children always need to be alert and be aware as to what their child is up to and what could cause him/her danger. It is easy for toddlers to meet with accidents at home...many of which have even turned fatal for the babies, with drowning being the leading cause of unintentional death among children aged 1 to 4 years-old.
A new study by a team of UK and Dutch researchers have found that measuring progesterone levels in women with pain or bleeding during early pregnancy is a useful way to help discriminate between a viable and a non-viable pregnancy, reports Medical Xpress.
There is only a very thin line between being protective and being over protective. While a lot of parents tend to get over caring about their children, they fail to realize that by intervening in each and every aspect of their child's life might be doing more harm than good for their child's life. Such parents, who contact their children's professors, try to settle down disputes between their child and his/her friends, roommates, hunt for jobs for their children, etc, are called helicopter parents.