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Study: OK For Babies To Cry It Out

Researchers say sleep training method doesn't hurt babies emotionally, developmentally.

Most Grandparents Babysit, Studies Say

Today's grandma and grandpa are providing a lot of the child care and financial support for grandkids, new studies say. Here are the latest grandparent stats.

Parents Stay Connected With NICU "Babycams"

Webcams help family members bond long distance with preemies in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Survey: Moms More Digitally Connected Than Ever

08.31.12 Experts find moms in the U.S. spending 6 hours a day on smartphones and tablets.

Pediatricians Group in Favor of Circumcision

08.28.12 The AAP now supports the much-debated practice, saying insurance companiuld cover costs for parents who decide on circumcision for their baby boys.

Dad's Age Plays Bigger Role in Autism Risk

Older men more likely than young ones to father a child who develops the spectrum disorder or schizophrenia.

Johnson & Johnson Says Bye-Bye to Chemicals

08.21.12 Maker of popular personal care products moves up deadline to get rid of potentially harmful ingredients from brands for babies and moms.

Sweden Looks to Extend Paternity Leave

Swedish officials debate adding another month to already generous time off for new dads.

Manhattan Hospitals Putting Formula Under Lock and Key

07.31.12 New York City mayor's new initiative urges hospital nurses to sign out and document every bottle of formula just like a medication.

Pregnancy Backlash

07.23.12 Tweaking your alignment before and after baby's arrival can help you stay pain-free

Formal Ban on BPA Issued

07.20.12 The FDA declares that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain the much-debated chemical.

Babies Healthier With Dog, Cat In Their Lives

Study finds pets help cut risk of colds and ear infections in infants.

Extended Breastfeeding Gets A Reality Show

07.13.12 Producers working on real-life look at "extreme parenting," including moms who nurse their children beyond infancy.

New Safety Standards For Play Yards

07.11.12 Stricter manufacturing rules for children's product after infants' deaths
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