Do naps prevent burnout? Evidence is mounting that sleep may enhance information processing and learning, and can ease irritation and frustration.
When it comes to raising healthy, strong kids, parents need to work as a team -- all day and all night. Here's why.
You play it safe, so how can a young child drown in the pool? Researchers have discovered several common circumstances of at-home drownings.
When most of us think of getting a baby sleeping through the night, we're imagining he or she is sleeping continuously. But is that the case?
Find out about ISR's Self-Rescue swimming lessons - a method that teaches young kids how survive in the water, and how to get themselves to safety.
Breastfeeding your newborn should be easy and trouble-free for most mothers. An expert in the field offers a few ways nursing your baby can be made easier.
Here are some tried-and-true tips to help you prepare your baby for sleep - and hopefully, a good night's rest for all of you!
From "It's normal for breastfeeding to hurt" to "Many women do not produce enough milk" and beyond, breastfeeding myths and misinformation abound.
Some practical pointers for co-sleeping and the family bed, from a parenting expert.
There is no rest for a baby's brain, because while infants sleep, they are reprocessing what they have learned.
This free printable baby name checklist will help you narrow your list down to come up with the perfect baby name.
There are plenty of helpful experts advising soon-to-be moms about pregnancy - but here are 8 things every brand new mom needs to know.
A study finds that snuggling with a newborn in the NICU doesn't just help the baby, but also eases mom's anxiety.
Parents: Want to help ensure your children turn out to be happy and socially well-adjusted? Bond with them when they are babies.
Could a baby's sleep problems be red flags for developmental difficulties in toddlerhood?
Many new moms don't get advice from physicians on baby care - sleep position, breastfeeding, immunization and pacifier use - according to a new study.
Do toddlers and babies really use iPads and other tablets? If you've watched YouTube, you probably know the answer is yes. But *how* are they using them?
Popular women's magazines can actually affect whether women decide to have a more natural childbirth or not.
Does birth order matter? A first-born child gets about 3,000 more hours of quality time with their parents between than does the next sibling.
Will your young baby actually remember happy times the next day? Researchers studying infant memories say they might.
Researchers have found that a genetic mutation in a specific zinc-related protein could cause breastfeeding problems in certain women.
For years, people have said that breastfeeding is good for babies' brain growth - and now medical imaging has confirmed it.
Using cabbage leaves and tea bags to ease pain are among the many breastfeeding tips women pass along to new mothers seeking help.
When highly-educated, dual-career couples have their first child, both spouses think the baby increases their workloads by equal amounts. A new study... Read more...