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.
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
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Once your pregnancy has been confirmed, what you most want to know is your due date. The average length of a pregnancy is 40 weeks from the first day of the last normal menstrual period. Here's an example of how it works.
A miscarriage is the ending of a pregnancy due to the premature delivery of the fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. At this point, the fetus is not developed enough to survive outside the uterus on its own.
Parents often know intuitively when something is not quite right with their child's development. Find out what signs to watch out for in detecting a disability in your child.
With a slew of recent research to support the benefits to child, mother and society overall, experts seem to agree: breast milk is best. What do you need to know before you start breastfeeding?
Smoking is dangerous for pregnant women for many reasons -- learn why.