Mothers

Low-cost 'smart' diaper can notify caregiver when it's wet

A woman adjusts her baby's diaper.
If worn too long, a wet diaper can cause painful rashes, and miserable babies -- and parents

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner expecting their first child

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner.
Here all the details about this great news

Pregnancy and breastfeeding associated with lower risk of early menopause

Mother breastfeeding her baby.
A new study, published in JAMA Network Open, reports that women who have babies and breastfeed may be less likely to go earlier though menopause.

Hearing loss: is your baby showing any of these signs? 

Baby ear
Early identification of hearing loss could help your child reach his maximum potential. Here are some of the signs you should look for.

Here's a possible reason for postpartum depression

Feet of newborn.
A new study shows that having general anesthesia in cesarean delivery is linked with significantly increased odds of severe postpartum depression.

Altruistic babies? Study shows infants are willing to help others

Two little boys sitting on a bench.
Altruistic helping -- the act of giving away something desirable, even at a cost to oneself - is perhaps no more evident than when it comes to food.

High air pollution exposure in 1-year-olds linked to structural brain change

Brain images of 12-year-old children show regions of the brain in red, orange and yellow that are most affected by TRAP.
Significant early childhood exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) is associated with structural changes in the brain at the age of 12.

Is it affordable to have a baby?

Person carrying a newborn baby.
One of the most expensive parts of having a baby may involve the birth itself.

Climate change may increase congenital heart defects

Man touching his chest.
Rising temperatures stemming from global climate change may increase the number of infants born with congenital heart defects

How to know if your baby is ready for solids

Man feeding a baby.
Here are some signs to look for if you want to know if your baby is ready for solids and how to introduce them

How to celebrate your baby's first christmas

Baby wearing Santa Claus suit unwrapping a gift.
Here are a few ideas to celebrate your baby's first christmas and some advice you need to take into account

The effect of taking antidepressants during pregnancy

Pregnant woman.
Early exposure to antidepressants changes sensory processing in the brain
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