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New survey takes into account everything from delivery costs to infant mortality to the number of pediatricians per capita.
New study finds that pregnant women — and their babies — might be at an even greater risk than previously thought for the influenza virus.
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, is one of the unlucky 1 to 2 percent of women who suffer from this acute illness that strikes during pregnancy.
But some pediatric experts worry that the increased popularity of the soft bedding could increase a baby's risk for SIDS.
Researchers find that breastfed children were exposed to more food flavors and were therefore more likely to be healthier eaters than their non-breastfed peers.
Despite the dip, the U.S. teen birth rates still rank third out of 31 other developed countries, with Bulgaria and Romania having higher rates.
Misinformation and 'vaccine fears' are causing parents to forgo a safe solution to a dangerous newborn vitamin deficiency.
Researchers find that one half of human brain development occurs within a baby's first three months of life.
Police chief refuses to intervene and offers his support for the rights of breastfeeding mothers.
Kickoff National Breastfeeding Month with these facts that dispel the most common myths about breastfeeding.
Government supplied baby boxes are a rite of passage for new moms in Finland.
About 90 percent of women will get stretch marks during their pregnancy, but can they be prevented?
After their first birthday, babies tend to focus on sounds they're most familiar with and may activate the motor-planning regions of the brain as they transition to focusing on their native language.
New research leads some health experts to suggest that the maximum age for sperm donors be raised to 45.
Researchers in Alaska hope to reduce their state's rate of fetal alcohol syndrome by bringing free pregnancy tests where they might do the most good.
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