We know right before Halloween is not exactly the ideal time to tell you that cutting back on sugar for just 10 days can improve children’s health, but keep that nugget in mind as those candy bags
Many newborns have trouble nursing due to a tongue or lip tie that interferes with their ability to properly latch, either at the breast or on a baby bottle, and more severe conditions such as a cleft
The American Academy of Pediatrics is concerned about the effect of climate change on children and released a statement detailing how that burden is falling disproportionately on this vulnerable
If you’ve given birth to date, then in addition to labor and delivery pains you likely experienced hunger and thirst pangs as well. While few women crave a giant meal during labor, only being
A newly published and extensive study in the International Journal of Obesity found that children who regularly take antibiotics during childhood gained weight more quickly than children who do not. The
Testing, testing, one… two… 112! On average, children in the United States take 112 mandated standardized tests between pre-kindergarten classes and twelfth grade. Now compare that with the
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are opening a school that provides free healthcare to its students
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife Priscilla Chan‘s daughter-to-be will have the unique and privileged opportunity to attend an innovative school created by her parents.
Strollers, like cars, come in a variety of styles, from basic to totally tricked out and living large. The GB Pockit stroller takes pride in its pint size. It’s literally the smallest stroller in
Sesame Street introduces a new Muppet character with autism to raise awareness and encourage acceptance
Given the sharp rise of children being diagnosed with autism in the United States (currently 1 out of every 68 children has autism), chances are your child’s class includes one if not more children
A study published in Osteoporosis International found that children who grow up near fast food restaurants are more likely to have lower bone mineral density as newborns. The study, which involved more
Health Alert: Top-selling nail polish brands contain an endocrine disruptor that seeps into women’s bodies
Ahh, that distinctive nail polish smell. Love it or hate it on first whiff, that odor is often due to a strong mix of artificial fragrances and a panoply of other chemicals. According to a new study from
Singapore’s high school students have been named the smartest among any in the world, according to a recent international assessment. To obtain this vaunted title, the entire country has put
Thinking of having a child? Better get our your calculator and adjust your budget: U.S. families are now spending more on childcare (including babysitting, nannies, and out-of-home daycares) than on rent.
First grader proudly wears 61 year-old ‘picture day’ sweater passed down in his family for three generations
Parents always wonder what outfit to dress their kids in for school picture day — but the members of the Gose family of Brownsburg, Indiana don’t need to think twice as they continue a family
A new, large study utilizing data collected from thousands of families in Denmark found that delaying kindergarten until the age of seven provided important and dramatic benefits with regard to mental and
Katjes candy shop in Berlin, Germany is now offering a revolutionary way to indulge your sweet tooth: via their 3D printer aptly named the ‘Magic Candy Factory,’ which they claim is the first
Public health emergency declared in Flint, Michigan as lead levels in local water supply spike, poisoning children
“Drink more water!” It’s a common plea to kids from their parents, but for residents of Flint in Michigan, drinking water is causing more harm than good: the city has recently declared a
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