Cursing toddler in 'Modern Family' is typical, say scientists
January 18, 2012, 7:57 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer
Experts point out that youngsters don't learn swearing television, but rather from family, siblings and peers.
Baby name trends for 2012
January 5, 2012, 9:02 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Names with punctuation, obscure Biblical names and names inspired by firearms are popular choices.
Breast-feeding mothers stage nurse-ins at Target
December 29, 2011, 9:22 a.m.
Video: Moms gather in response to a Texas mother, who complained that Target workers had humiliated her for breast-feeding her baby in the store.
New study shines light on who gets late-term abortions
December 18, 2011, 1:38 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Study suggests that barriers such as money and finding a clinic, among other factors, may have influence over the number of late-term abortions.
Top baby names of 2011 revealed
December 1, 2011, 3:27 p.m.
Video: Linda Murray of BabyCenter.com talks about the top tot names for 2011 and how some of the more popular celebrity picks have moved up and down the popularity charts.
Duggars expecting 20th baby: Is that safe?
November 9, 2011, 9:24 a.m.
Video: Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar of TLC's '19 Kids & Counting' talk about wanting a full-term pregnancy with their 20th child, and Michelle gives advice to other pregnant mothers.
Frontier settlers had more kids than city folk, says new study
November 3, 2011, 2:27 p.m. by Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience
Families on the fringe of frontier settlements left some 1.2 to 3.9 times more genes in the modern population than others.
Doctors separate conjoined twins
November 1, 2011, 9:17 a.m.
Video: Surgery to split toddlers joined at chest expected to take 20 hours.
More babies born on Valentine's Day than on Halloween
October 26, 2011, 11:38 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
On Valentine's Day, the likelihood of giving birth went up by 5 percent compared with the weeks before and after the holiday. On Halloween, the chances of giving birth were down by 11.3 percent.
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