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.
Music Therapy: Mozart Might Benefit Preemies Is there really a Mozart effect? New research suggests that playing Mozart’s music to preterm newborns slows their metabolism—helping the ...
New Mom Hilary Duff Taking 'Baby Steps' to Get Back in Shape Celebrity mom Hilary Duff shares her thoughts on getting back into shape after Baby, including her favorite postpartum exercises. ...
New Online Tool Checks Symptoms of a Child’s Illness The free online symptom checker from the American Academy of Pediatrics is a valuable new tool for parents.
New Safety Standards for Baby Bath Seats New baby bath seat requirements means a safer bath time for Baby.
New Zealand Bans Odd, Offensive, and Downright Weird Baby Names Watch out Moroccan, Monroe, Bingham, and Apple! Another country has joined in on banning unusual baby names.
Newborn Testing Tries to Pinpoint Virus that Causes Hearing Loss Is blood or saliva testing more accurate at detecting cytomegalovirus (CMV), a virus that 20,000 to 40,000 US infants are born with each year? ...
No Diapers for Celebrity Mom Mayim Bialik Heard of Elimination Communication? It's a practice Mayim Bialik used on her two sons so she could scratch diapers off her eco-friendly ...
Not Breastfeeding Costs US Billions a Year Low breastfeeding rates could be costing the US around $13 billion each year—or so says a new study.
Obesity "Tipping Point" Reached Before Age 2 Does the road to childhood obesity begin in infancy? A new study says the “tipping point” often occurs before age 2.
Older Tots' Chicken Pox Shots The chicken pox shot for your older child might come as a two-for-one special for your baby.
Parents of Twins Sweeten the Deal for Fellow Airline Passengers There's more than one way to make flying with baby—or
babies—easier on everyone.
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. ...
Please Don't Pass the Salt A new study finds that US kids are eating as much salt as adults—and it's harming their health.
Pool Safety: Updated Advice on Infant Swimming Lessons Babies everywhere may be making a splash soon and learning how to swim. The AAP has changed its opinion on swimming lessons for the 1- to ...
Post-Storm Baby Boom? Hurricane supplies: bottled water, batteries, canned food, candles … and something sexy to slip out of?