Baby and Toddler News
We know, we knowyou're far too busy being a mom to do much more than browse the headlines. So we've put together a rundown of top stories. You're welcome.
Can You Hear the Signs of Autism in a Baby's Cry? Researchers suggest that cries of a baby likely to be diagnosed with autism are different—which can help predict autism risk much earlier ...
Are IVF Moms Over-Protective? When it comes to asthma symptoms,
maybe, according to British researchers.
Would Your Baby Fail the "Fat Quiz"? A new online quiz helps predict childhood obesity risk—as early as birth.
School Age Cut-Offs and ADHD: What's the Connection? A new study confirms that being young for your grade ups the risk of being prescribed ADHD drugs—especially for boys.
The Daycare Dozen: Why Babies Who Attend Daycare Become Overweight Kids A Canadian study finds that babies and toddlers in daycare are 50 percent more likely to be overweight or obese as children. But why—and what ...
Is Co-sleeping the Culprit? A new study unearths interesting data about co-sleeping, breastfeeding, and a new mom's stress.
Why Fish Should Be On Baby's First Menu A new study suggests the optimal time to introduce your little one to fish.
How to Give Screen Time a Time-Out A new study suggests that real moms might know more about curbing screen time than the experts.
Guess Who Loves Your Baby's Binky? Germs A study finds that a used pacifier may be home to a host of bacteria and mold.
An Ouchless Emergency Room Visit? New guidelines from the AAP aim to help children and parents alike keep calm and carry on in the ER.
Pee Where You Please? Potty Training Experts Weigh In After a mom is fined $2500 for allowing her toddler to pee out in public, questions arise about proper potty training methods. ...
Is It Over for Organic Food? The leading US pediatric group shrugs its shoulders at the benefits of organic food—but can that change a mom's mind?
The Dos and Don'ts of Hiring a Nanny Rebecca Stewart, the founder of VIP Nannies, Inc., offers insider tips on finding a nanny you can trust.
The Web Provides Hits, But Many Misses, for SIDS Safety Tips A new study highlights the risk of medical misinformation dispensed by "Dr. Google."
Want a Baby? Have $235,000 to Spare? The cost of raising a child is now higher than ever before—and it's changing how parents and parents-to-be make decisions. ...