Kids who miss more than half of their recommended well-child visits are twice as likely to end up in hospital compared to those who attend most of their visits, a new study suggests.
A new study reveals why parents should never bring their babies to bed. New research revealed that newborns who sleep in the same bed as their parents are five times more likely to die of sudden infant death syndrome.
Children living in households with depressed parents can easily detect their parents' sadness, according to a new study.
Mothers who have suffered childhood abuse, neglect or other traumatic experiences are more unwilling to talk to their children about the child's emotional experiences, according to a new study.
If you live in New Zealand and you were thinking of naming your baby "Lucifer", "Anal", "V8" or "Mafia No Fear", you're out of luck.
Children with milk allergy may also be "allergic to school," according to a new study.
An increasing number of women desperate to become mothers are trading sex for babies on sperm donation websites where male donors offer only "natural insemination".
A woman in the United Kingdom has been imprisoned for five years after being found guilty of child cruelty.
Discovering the sex of an unborn child may help fathers-to-be bond with their baby, according to a new study.
While it's no surprise that abused or neglected kids are more likely to end up being bullies or victims of bullying, a new study reveals that children with overprotective parents are also more likely to be victims of bullying.
Over a quarter of teens, 27 percent, believed that it was safer to abuse prescription drugs than to do so with street drugs.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota found that children were more likely to be overweight or obese if their parents commonly restricted foods. While children who were pressured to finish their meals were largely of normal weight, this attitude had adverse affects on those children's eating habits as they grew older.
When the baby cues the parent, the parent holds the baby over a receptacle, like a toilet, sink or even a street, in order to catch the baby’s waste.
According to a new study, nearly half of Americans say they want their first child to be a boy.
British scientists found that indulging in up to two units of alcohol each week during pregnancy will not harm the development of unborn babies.
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.