Articles for Tag: "infants"

Growing number of elective early births increase risks for newborns 
Growing number of elective early births increase risks for newborns
Early-term births that aren’t medically necessary put infants at risk for short- and long-term health issues.
Are moms starting infants too early on solid foods? 
Are moms starting infants too early on solid foods?
Experts say parents should seek physician guidance before starting their babies on solid foods.
How effective are baby helmets? 
How effective are baby helmets?
New research suggests children with misshapen heads will not benefit from helmet therapy. Not all experts agree.
Is your infant’s head shape cause for concern?  Featured
Is your infant’s head shape cause for concern?
Babies spending so much time on their backs can affect how their skull develops. Experts say addressing the problem early on can help.
Musical pacifier helping preemies get home sooner 
Musical pacifier helping preemies get home sooner
New research finds that premature babies may eat sooner on their own hearing the sound of their mother’s voice. Learn more.
Baby talk gets babies talking sooner 
Baby talk gets babies talking sooner
A new study says it’s not the quality of words you speak, but how and where you say them that helps babies build language skills.
How massage helps babies bond  Featured
How massage helps babies bond
Simple techniques can help soothe infants and deepen connections with caregivers.