Doubling The Success Rate Of In Vitro Fertilization By Detecting ‘Bad’ Eggs

By | Sat, 12/21/2013 - 15:37

Scientists found a way to increase the success rate of in vitro fertilization by quickly and safely detecting eggs with genetic disorders.

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Angelcare Baby Monitors Recalled After 2 Infants Die Of Strangulation

By | Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:31

Angelcare Monitors Inc. is recalling 600,000 of its Angelcare Movement and Sound Baby Monitors after two reports of child death due to strangulation.


Babies Remember Lullabies From The Womb

By | Sun, 11/03/2013 - 17:43

Babies exposed to complex sensory information like lullabies will remember them after birth, according to a new study.


Do Babies Really Learn Through Imitation?

By | Wed, 10/30/2013 - 17:54

A new study provides the first evidence that babies do indeed learn by imitation — the brain processes involved were only proven in adults until recently.

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Swaddling Babies May Cause Them Hip Problems

By | Tue, 10/29/2013 - 12:31

New research shows that swaddling babies may be harmful to them, potentially causing developmental dysplasia of the hip.


Do Babies Know When We're Faking?

By | Wed, 10/16/2013 - 22:00

Babies as young as young as 18 months can determine whether emotions and expressions match the situation at hand.


Mother Says She Rarely Bathes Baby, Internet Blows Up

By | Sun, 10/13/2013 - 17:41

Claire Goss says that her 3-month-old baby son sometimes goes ten days without a bath.


Parents Accused Of Killing Baby With Heroin Plead Not Guilty

By | Sun, 10/13/2013 - 17:06

Ryan Barry and Ashley Cyr are suspected of poisoning their baby daughter by lacing her infant formula with heroin.

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Babies Begin Learning Language In The Womb; Remember Words After Birth

By | Mon, 08/26/2013 - 20:36

Babies exposed to three syllable sounds while still in the womb were able to remember them after birth, showing that language learning begins long before day one.

From One Baby to Another: Infants Can Read Each Other's Emotions

From One Baby to Another: Infants Can Read Each Other's Emotions

By | Thu, 06/27/2013 - 23:53

Infants as young as five months old can recognize and respond to emotions in other infants.

Infants Show Signs Of Preverbal Empathy For Others

In Early Stages, Infants Show Preverbal Signs Of Sympathy For Others

By | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 19:52

Even before learning to talk, infants appear to develop a rudimentary capability to sympathize with others.

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Nurture Vs. Nature: Genetics Largely Determines Infant's Nighttime Sleep Duration

By | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 11:12

Genetics and environmental factors both affect a baby's duration of sleep, but at very different times of the day, a new study shows.

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Parents’ Arguing in Front of Baby Alters Infant Brain Development

By | Mon, 03/25/2013 - 18:38

Constantly hearing parents’ angry voices could make babies’ brains more vulnerable to stress and conflict.


Babies Who Cannot Sleep All Night May Have Underlying Genetic Problems

By | Thu, 01/03/2013 - 10:29

New research confirms that it is all right to let babies cry themselves to sleep.

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Infant Sleeping Positioners Aren't Safe for Babies, Says CDC

By | Thu, 11/22/2012 - 11:08

A new federal report has warned against using infant sleep positioners as these products have been linked to several cases of suffocation.