Kids Less Fussy About Veggies if Introduced Early
Parents often have a hard time getting young children to eat vegetables. New research says that timing and repetition may be key to getting kids to eat their veggies.
Vitamin C Eased the Wheeze of Pregnant Smokers' Babies
What's good for moms-to-be tends to be good for their unborn children. What's not good for mom, like smoking tobacco, also tends not to be good for babies. There may be an easy way to undo some of the damage.
Heavy Moms Had More Babies with Breathing Issues
Pregnant women who are severely overweight may face a number of risks to their own health. But it's not only these heavy mothers who are put at risk; that extra weight also may be harmful to their baby.
Too Much TV Time: Parents May Shape Kids' Screen Time
While it may seem like a harmless activity, spending countless hours in front of the television could be negatively influencing your children.
Many Parents Not Following Safe Sleep Practices for Babies
One of the most frightening concerns of parents with new babies is sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS. But safe sleeping practices can reduce the risk of SIDS.
Pregnant Mom Lights Up, Baby's Heart at Risk
It's not news that smoking during pregnancy is a bad idea. But researchers are still learning the various ways it can affect a developing baby.
Calling Children Fat Won't Protect Them From Obesity
Public anti-obesity efforts often promote weight stigmatization, such as using negative language or offensive stereotypes about obesity. But this view may have detrimental effects, especially in children.
Mom's Weight May Affect Her Child's Weight
Previous studies have shown that the amount of weight that women gain during pregnancy can significantly affect the baby's health. And it's possible that a child's health could be affected throughout childhood and beyond.
Hear More Words, Speak More Words: Hearing Aids in Kids
Hearing loss makes it difficult to understand others who speak to you. But for children, hearing loss also makes learning speech and language more difficult.
White Noise Machines Can Be Too Loud for Babies
Crickets, ocean waves, trains, heartbeat, wind, white noise… these are just a few sounds available in infant noise machines. But how wise is it to use these while babies sleep?