Study: Stressful Pregnancy Reduces Chances Of Having A BoyMoms-to-be who undergo physical or mental stress during their pregnancies are less likely to have a boy and may also have a higher risk of preterm birth, according to a study published Monday.
1 In 7 Babies Is Born Underweight, With Dire Consequences For Their Health, Global Study SaysOver 20 million babies around the world — about 1 out of every 7 — were born underweight in 2015, a slight improvement over rates in 2000 but not enough to meet goals and prevent global health consequences, according to a new study.
Committee Vote On Bill That Would Allow California State Workers To Bring Infants To Work DelayedA bill allowing state workers to bring their infants to work with them is up for a committee vote.
Baby Boom: 9 Labor And Delivery Nurses At Sutter Medical Center Were Pregnant At Same TimeSutter Medical Center in Sacramento is having its own baby boom.
Gerber Looking For Its Next SpokesbabyBaby food maker Gerber announced is looking for it's next irresistible tot. The company announced its ninth annual Photo Search contest, with the winner becoming Gerber's 2019 Spokesbaby!
Study: Too Many Children Injured By Baby WalkersWhile some parents may think infant walkers are a way to give young children more independence, pediatricians are once again warning the public that they are a safety hazard.
KFC Offering $11,000 If You Name Your Baby After Colonel SandersIn honor of "The Colonel," parents can enter to win a cash prize if their child is born on Sanders' birthday and shares his name.
Baby Poop 'Cocktail' May Help Fight Cancer, Researchers ClaimA team of scientists is claiming that baby poop contains beneficial bacteria that can be turned into a cancer-fighting "cocktail."
Video: 2-Year-Old With Spinal Issue Is Learning To Walk And Inspiring MillionsTwo-year-old Roman Dinkel was diagnosed with spina bifida, a defect in an embryo’s developing spine, after an ultrasound at 20 weeks.
Premature Babies At Redding Hospital Threatened By Carr Fire Brought To Sacramento As A PrecautionWith all the evacuations due to the Carr Fire, there were some that required delicate maneuvers. Tiny babies were airlifted to UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.
Investigation Finds US 'Most Dangerous' Place To Give Birth In Developed WorldA USA Today investigation finds the United States is the “most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world.” Every year in the U.S., more than 50,000 mothers are severely injured during or after childbirth and 700 die. USA Today’s investigation, “Deadly Deliveries,” claims women are dying and suffering life-altering injuries during childbirth because hospitals are not following long-known safety measures.
Babies Sleep Better When They Begin Solid Food Early, Study SaysIntroducing a child to solid baby foods after just 3 months was associated with a small but significant improvement in nighttime sleep and slightly fewer wakings throughout the week compared with babies who began eating solids later, according to a new study.
Baby Studies Find Kids Eating Solid Food Too Early, Overuse PouchesA pair of new studies on infant health have found that many babies in the U.S. are being given solid food too early and one type of snack may be delaying their development.
U.S. Babies, Toddlers Eat Way Too Much Added Sugar, Study FindsAdded sugar has been linked with obesity, asthma, dental cavities and heart disease risk factors such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
New Blood Test May Help Predict Due Dates For Pregnant WomenA new blood test is showing promising results for helping pregnant women know if they are at risk of a premature birth.