Pregnancy and Parenting
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The Shocking Story of Lina Medina, Who Gave Birth at Age 5
Rare Condition Causes New Mom to Lactate Outside Her Breast
What Is the Linea Nigra of Pregnancy?
What Did People Do Before Infant Formula Was Invented?
Baby Won't Sleep? 5 Tips From a Baby Sleep Coach
Sometimes Babies Are Born With Teeth
Spanking Has Declined Sharply in the U.S. in Last 25 Years, Study Finds
You Can't Name Your Baby That!
'Latchkey Kids': What's Different About Leaving Children Home Alone Now Versus Then
Does your teen have too much responsibility?
How to Know When to Give Your Child Space
What are the current stressors in a teenager's life?
What are some fun things to do with kids who have cancer?
Raising a Child with Tourette Syndrome: One Family's Story
Pervasive Developmental Disorder
The world's youngest mother, Lina Medina, gave birth to a healthy baby boy at age 5 in 1939. But how could that happen?
By Dave Roos
In most of the world, infant formula is taken for granted. But during a shortage, you start to wonder how mothers got along before it was widespread.
By Alia Hoyt
Parents in the U.S. are spanking their kids much less often than they did in the past. A study looked at the decline between 1993 and 2017.
An Austrian woman who had just given birth began producing milk in breast tissue located in her vulva.
Animals of all stripes lick their babies clean after birth. Why is it that human women don't?
Many latchkey kids remember their time fondly, even though they wouldn't leave their own kids alone.
By Dave Roos
Does an only child exhibit different behavior and personality than one with siblings? Or is this spoiled reputation nothing more than a persistent cultural myth?
A trio of economists reports that kids in larger families may have more to worry about than simply sharing a room or dealing with hand-me-downs.
By John Donovan
It seems unbelievable that a baby's placenta could cause the mother to break out in a nasty itchy rash, but it happens occasionally. What causes the allergy?
By Alia Hoyt
Are you worried you're becoming your mother? Read on to learn about these inevitable and inheritable genetic traits!
There is no hard, scientific evidence proving that a pedicure -- or foot massage â€“ will help induce labor if you've carried full term. Then again, why not try it?