Babies Archive
09 July 2010, 04:52 AM ET
Babies born at home have greater risk of dying than those born in hospitals.
06 July 2010, 11:26 AM ET
A specific type of perfectionism is associated with depression after childbirth, a new study finds
01 July 2010, 07:33 AM ET
Mother who drink during pregnancy might be damaging the fertility of their future sons, a new study suggests.
13 June 2010, 10:31 AM ET
From the odd to the humdrum, baby names can have a lasting impact on individuals long after childhood.
24 May 2010, 09:40 AM ET
Delaying umbilical cord clamping by just a few minutes may impart significant health benefits to the baby.
22 May 2010, 02:18 AM ET
A newborn gulping breast milk may be doing his or her genes good, researchers say.
18 May 2010, 04:05 AM ET
One in 10 fathers experience prenatal or post-partum depression, with the risks peaking when the new baby is 3 to 6 months old, reports a new study.
17 May 2010, 09:02 AM ET
Babies learn while sleeping, according to a study measuring brain activity in sleeping infants.
07 May 2010, 07:26 AM ET
Scientists have identified the hormone oxytocin as important to human bonding
05 May 2010, 06:01 PM ET
American moms have changed quite a bit over the last two decades, a new report finds
07 April 2010, 06:24 AM ET
Birth rates in the United States started to decline in 2008, and the decrease appears to be linked to the recent recession.
25 March 2010, 03:09 AM ET
Even before infants begin to speak, words play an important role in their cognition, a new study finds.
24 March 2010, 07:02 AM ET
Babies as young as 7 months old already process happy and angry voices in ways analogous to the adult brain.
09 March 2010, 08:04 AM ET
Pregnant women with metal-on-metal hip implants pass metal ions on to their offspring, a new study says
21 January 2010, 12:03 PM ET
Birth weights for full-term babies are on the decline, a new study suggests.
21 January 2010, 09:58 AM ET
New app could decipher baby's cries, and there's some science behind the claim.
13 January 2010, 04:18 AM ET
Playing Mozart music to premature babies seems to help them gain weight faster and become stronger, new research found.
23 December 2009, 03:24 AM ET
Find out why some adults still have baby fat, whether you should multitask and other amazing things we learned about us in 2009.
14 December 2009, 10:00 AM ET
An animal's brain size can predict the onset of walking.
05 November 2009, 07:08 AM ET
The early seeds of language can be heard in the sound of crying babies.
24 September 2009, 06:46 AM ET
Study shows that as babies mobilize, they also start to develop danger detection abilities.
03 September 2009, 10:11 AM ET
Wolves do better on some logic tests than dogs, a new study found.
21 August 2009, 05:57 AM ET
Challenging the idea that growing babies need rest, marine mammals stay awake for over a month. Cetacean babies are "just the reverse" of all other mammals.
11 August 2009, 03:52 PM ET
Baby's brain lights up when watching others grab for toys.
05 August 2009, 10:23 AM ET
A small village in India is home to more than 200 sets of twins.
22 July 2009, 03:57 AM ET
Babies can distinguish between and angry and friendly dog bark.
16 July 2009, 10:08 AM ET
More and more of us will learn from robots in the future, but human teachers will still be the norm, according to a "new science of learning."
15 July 2009, 06:08 AM ET
Chinese alligators that were reintroduced to the wild have successfully mated and produced offspring
28 June 2009, 06:21 AM ET
When baby rhesus monkeys want to suckle, they do what human infants do: cry, cry, cry.
24 June 2009, 12:54 PM ET
A glass of wine every now and then won't harm a nursing infant.
15 June 2009, 10:03 AM ET
A pregnant young woman spent months blogging about her compelling personal journey of anguish.
08 June 2009, 04:15 PM ET
You just collect some urine, swirl it in the test vessel, and in 10 minutes you'll know.
01 June 2009, 12:02 PM ET
Too much TV can stunt a baby's language development.
28 May 2009, 05:18 AM ET
Music may reduce pain for babies during certain procedures, research suggests
01 May 2009, 08:09 AM ET
No death is more painful, more poignant, more of a waste, than the death of a child. In Rwanda, swine flu isn't the big culprit.
20 April 2009, 01:05 PM ET
Childbirth was probably just as painful for Neanderthals as it is for us.