Interactions that involve sharing saliva help babies to identify who has close relationships

Learning to navigate social relationships is a skill that is critical for surviving in human societies. For babies and young children, that means learning who they can count on to…

Babies born via uncomplicated cesarean delivery should not need antibiotics at birth

Infants born via uncomplicated cesarean delivery, without labor or membrane rupture before delivery and no concern for infection, should not need antibiotics at birth, according to a study by researchers…

Skipping COVID Vaccine in Pregnancy Brings Big Risks to Mothers, Babies – Consumer Health News

FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Unvaccinated pregnant women are putting themselves and their baby at risk for serious complications of COVID-19, according to new research out of Scotland.…

5 Reasons to Stop Asking Women When They Are Having Babies

It’s time that we stop asking women when they are having babies! This is one of the most insensitive questions you can ask a woman today. There are so many…

Why Babies Move at Night During Pregnancy

There’s one thing that pregnant mommas worldwide can agree on: the beauty of actually getting good sleep. Yes, having a pregnancy craving satisfied is comforting. Getting a foot rub is relaxing.…

Low birth weight among IVF babies unlikely to be driven by the reproductive technology

Children conceived through medically assisted reproduction are more likely to be born premature and are at greater risk of being born small than naturally conceived babies, according to new research…

Study reports higher rates of trauma for mothers and babies after operative vaginal delivery in Canada

For mothers and their babies delivered by forceps or vacuum, trauma after these procedures is higher than previously reported in Canada, with 1 in 4 deliveries affected in the case…

Nigeria kidnappings: Babies, pregnant women among hostages freed after months of captivity

The Commissioner of Police in northwestern Zamfara State, Ayuba Elkana, told a press conference in the state capital Gusau Tuesday that 97 kidnapped victims including babies, nursing and pregnant women…

7 Fun Facts About Babies Born in January

“New Year, New Me!” is a cheeky little saying we hear so often during the calendar change. It couldn’t be more accurate than for the Mom who is giving birth…

10 Real Stories Of Babies Switched At Birth

10 Real Stories Of Babies Switched At Birth— There’s no nightmare more concerning to an expectant mother than the one where her biological child is mixed up with another after…