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
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.
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
Despite the blasé attitude of several European countries regarding consumption of the occasional alcoholic drink during pregnancy, the American Academy of Pediatrics is taking a definitive stance
Earth Mama Angel Baby’s new Healing Hearts website offers support and resources for women whose pregnancies or births end in infant loss
Earth Mama Angel Baby is focused on creating nurturing, healthy, organic products for babies and moms throughout and after pregnancy, but the company recognizes that not all pregnancies result in a happy
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.
Only 1 in 5 parents is engaged in their child’s education, while over 50% of parents are indifferent
You go to parent-teacher conferences and attend school events, but are you truly engaged in your child’s education? If you answered yes, you would be among the 20% of parents who feel this deep
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
Children in Japan are sent out alone from a very young age, largely due to country’s low crime rate and collective responsibility
Whether you find the practice of Free Range parenting out of your comfort zone or you encourage your kiddos to walk to school by themselves everyday, you’ll probably be amazed and surprised at how
American Academy of Pediatrics outlines screen time guidelines for kids growing up in the digital age
We really can’t say it enough: kids are spending too much time on devices. And so, ahem, are parents. It seems like the tech-obsession is everywhere around us and that little ones are learning how
The concept of “laying-in,” with mothers spending the first month post-childbirth indoors, being cared for by family members, is a generations-old tradition in China. While it may seem
Danish travel company’s racy ad urges wannabe grandmas to send their children on baby-making vacations
You thought being asked repeatedly by various family members and coworkers about when you and your spouse were going to procreate was awkward (and perhaps more than a little rude). Well, a new campaign by
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