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Diagnoses of autism spectrum disorder have been rising over the past two decades, along with obesity and diabetes in women of childbearing age. How are these related?
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.
The brains of diagnosed compulsive gamers operate differently from the rest of us, mostly in beneficial ways, but sometimes in negative ways.
It's practically the holy grail of infant care, and now, conveniently, it's on YouTube.
A U.S. trial program will implant uteruses from deceased women into live volunteers, allowing them to carry a child. Experts are divided on the procedure.
Using electronics just before bedtime can be positive — and negative.
MRSA is nasty infection that's worrisome enough on its own, but if you're a nursing mom, should you be concerned about passing it on to your baby?
Why does "Hush, Little Baby" send your wee one off to dreamland? Read on to find out how lullabies affect your baby.
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?
Pregnancy brings women that lovely glow -- shiny hair, great skin, an aura of happiness. It also brings some not-so-lovely things, like excessive burping and farting. Go ahead, blame the baby! Here's why.
There are a lot of opinions about what breast-feeding women should avoid, but only some of them are supported by science. Can new moms get inked? Yes, but with a couple of caveats.
Pregnancy is all about celebrating your body. But is it safe to celebrate it permanently -- with a tattoo? Here's what we know.
No caffeine for low energy. No ibuprofen for pain. No sushi for ... well, a sushi craving. Many items are on the no-no list for pregnant women because of the risk they may pose to a fetus. But when it comes to antibiotics, some are A-OK.
If you're insured via the Affordable Care Act and get tax credits, you're required to report significant life events that can affect both your insurance plan and your taxes. Here's how to do it.
Minimum essential coverage refers to where you get the coverage from, rather than what's in your package. Why is that â€“ and why are some health plans excluded?
Get parenting advice to help keep your kid safe from common issues. Our parenting advice will protect your kid from lice, concussions and more!
Are you worried you're becoming your mother? Read on to learn about these inevitable and inheritable genetic traits!
Have you always thought your gifted child is a genius? Read on to learn if your child is exceptionally gifted.
If youâ€™re the type that enjoys hosting, try these nifty Easter tips and turn your home into a pastel paradise! From flower arrangements to yummy, healthy drinks, youâ€™ll find yourself painting everything pastel!
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?
Being overweight or obese can make it harder to get pregnant, sometimes due to a reproductive condition called polycystic ovary syndrome. But does PCOS make conception impossible?
As far as contraceptives go, intrauterine devices (IUDs) are generally the most effective method short of abstinence. But does highly effective mean fool-proof?
When it comes to keeping track of your birth control, Depo-Provera -- administered via injection from your physician every 12 weeks -- seems to eliminate a lot of worry. But how effective is it?
Finding out you have gonorrhea and learning how to treat it can be challenging enough. But you also need to be aware of how this STI could affect your fertility.
Though the evidence is largely anecdotal, there are some simple steps you can take to improve your chances of getting pregnant, including a change in positions.