At just one month old, infants show signs of temperament troubles that can turn into mood and behavior problems.
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Training medical caregivers to assess and psychologically support new mothers can prevent the onset of postnatal depression, according to a new study.
The same recommendations advocated by health experts to breast-feed and not share a bed with a baby are good for mothers too.
C-sections and induced labor have no effect on the health outcome for the newborn in low-risk pregnancies.
The study found the highest rates of C-sections in Florida, New Jersey and Texas, and the lowest in Utah, Wisconsin and Colorado.
Kids born to moms who smoked while pregnant have a harder time with fine motor skills and coordination.
A new formula may be able to predict a child's risk of obesity as soon as they are born, researchers say.