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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.
HowStuffWorks contributor Cherise Threewitt was due to deliver her baby in late March. She never knew that would mean she'd be having her child in the midst of a global pandemic.
An Austrian woman who had just given birth began producing milk in breast tissue located in her vulva.
What harm could it do, right? Turns out, quite a bit.
Last time the American Academy of Pediatrics weighed in on corporal punishment, it was to say we shouldn't spank children in schools. Now it says we shouldn't spank children at home, either.
Animals of all stripes lick their babies clean after birth. Why is it that human women don't?
C-sections are life-saving interventions for many women. Could they also be messing with natural selection?
You've tried to conceive and can't, so you adopt. Then boom, you get pregnant. What gives?
By Alia Hoyt
Many latchkey kids remember their time fondly, even though they wouldn't leave their own kids alone.
By Dave Roos
Sometimes, their old-school methods are benign. But other times, they're seriously risky, according to a new study.
A new device tested on fetal lambs could change care for human preemies, immersing them in a "biobag" with lab-made amniotic fluid, keeping them underwater for weeks.
U.S. government survey shows that rates of drinking, smoking and having sex are all lower today than 25 years ago.
It turns out that colicky babies in different countries don't cry the same amount. A new study measured which nation's newborns cried most.