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Does My Baby’s Head Size Indicate IQ?

When your GP measures the circumference of your baby's head, it's not to determine brain power--but to make sure everything--including the head--is growing according to schedule. But is there a lin...

Is it Healthy for Babies to Sleep Outside?

Letting your baby nap al fresco is the norm in Iceland and Scandinavian countries--it even was commonplace in England a few decades ago. But just how beneficial--and safe--is it? (more…)...

One in Five New Mums are Hiding Depression

Postpartum depression and anxiety may not fit into that blissful picture of motherhood you've been dreaming up since conceiving, but it's more real and more prevalent than the romantic, Madonna-and-ch...

Low Testosterone Makes Better Dads, Says Study

It's little known - but not uncommon - for new fathers to experience a bit of hormonal havoc postpartum. But according to research, no matter how seemingly disruptive, it's actually in aid of making m...

This is What a Baby’s Cries Do to Your Brain

Almost every parent on the planet will corroborate what scientists tell you: your baby cries can make you crazy; or, in technical terms, green-light the brain's fight-or-flight fear response -- the ...

How Pets in the Home Can Benefit Your Baby 

Pets and brand new babies don't sound like a sensible combination; after all, four-legged creatures aren't exactly particular about personal hygiene, and newborns' delicate ecosystems are surely not...