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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.
Are you thinking of making your own homemade baby formula? Here's a look at the pros and cons.
It could have sparked a nationwide protest, but the way this company handled a fumbled interaction with a breastfeeding mom has parents everywhere applauding.
If you are pregnant and love living green, a new TV documentary series might just make you a star.
FDA and EPA issue draft advice urging pregnant women to eat more fish.
Video: Modern-dance choreographer Alexandra Beller found unexpected inspriation when she took her 14-month-old baby, Ivo, to dance class last year.
More women are choosing to give birth at home. Here are the numbers that support the trend.
Cholesterol might play a part in fertility as it serves as a building block for both male and female hormones by influencing sperm quality in men and ovulation in women.
New documentary covers the practical, social, emotional and political aspects of nursing a baby.
The findings emphasize the need for women in their second trimester of pregnancy to consider safe driving as part of their prenatal care.
The name not making the list? Justin, which has seen its use plummet in recent years.
Do you know what's in your beauty products? Check out this infographic to learn which products are safe for you and your baby.
Pregnancy remains more common among older teens than younger ones, with 69 percent of teen pregnancies occurring among 18- to 19-year-olds.
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