Pregnancy and Parenting
From conception to cradle, the Pregnancy and Parenting Channel guides you on the journey to parenthood. Learn what to expect when you're expecting.
What Is an Ectopic Pregnancy?
The Shocking Story of Lina Medina, Who Gave Birth at Age 5
How Unregulated Sperm Donation Leads to 'Fertility Fraud'
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
American Academy of Pediatrics Says Spanking Is Ineffective
You Can't Name Your Baby That!
Despite What You Think, Today's Teens Are Better Adjusted Than Gen X Teens
Certain Adolescent Brains Can't Stop Gaming. That's Good and Bad — Here's Why
Does your teen have too much responsibility?
What can you do at home to help childhood depression?
What are some fun activities for blind children?
What are some fun things to do with kids who have cancer?
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Although many support groups are available online, you may get better results from a face-to-face group. Learn where to find a support group for your depressed teen from this article.
Young girls should visit the OB-GYN even before they are sexually active, to check development and have the opportunity to ask questions about any concerns they may have. Learn when you should bring your teen to the OB-GYN in this article.
People ask pregnant women a lot of questions. What names are you considering? When are you due? Do you know if it's a boy or a girl? Are you going to use a midwife or a doula -- or both -- and just what's the difference, anyway?
To minimize electromagnetic radiation exposure, limit cell phone usage. To reduce dangers from predators, teach your children not to communicate with strangers. Learn about cell phone safety tips for kids from this article.
You should teach children that although the Internet has a wealth of information and can be used to foster social connections, itâ€™s not a private place and can be abused. Learn more about some Internet safety tips for kids from this article.
Not wanting to be a single parent is one of the reasons women choose to have an abortion. Learn how many women who have abortions are single parents from this article.
While some people have found their match via online dating sites for single parents, it's not automatic! Learn whether there any good dating sites for single parents in this article.
By Week 10, if you were to look closely at your baby, you'd notice she doesn't look like a tadpole anymore. Her embryonic tail, at the bottom of the spinal cord, has disappeared and her rapidly developing spinal nerves have become visible. What else can you see?
When you were pregnant, you probably had more advice from friends, family and even strangers than you ever wanted. But we bet not a lot of people are telling you about the trials and tribulations your body will endure after you deliver.
By Sara Elliott