Wine is good for children but bananas are bad, according to the Times archives.
Without preschool and playgroups, the youngest children are missing out on important educational opportunities.
Despite the crises of 2020, parents can realistically expect that children born today will outlive them. That wasn’t always the case.
I gave birth to two, but I also was a foster parent to another child for a year and a half, and he is still a child of my heart.
Figuring out when and how to make the switch can be complicated. Here’s how to make this milestone easier for you and your child.
“Driving home from the hospital with no baby,” Ms. Teigen wrote on Twitter. “How can this be real.” She said she and her husband had decided to call the infant Jack.
How masks and distancing may affect emotional development.
The agency’s new assessment directly contradicts federal scientists’ conclusions five years ago that chlorpyrifos can stunt brain development in young children.
PFAS, industrial chemicals used to waterproof jackets and grease-proof fast-food containers, may disrupt pregnancy with lasting effects.
Looking after two small kids while going through chemotherapy is the hardest thing I’ve ever done.
Several parties, meant to mark a milestone in the journey of pregnancy, have resulted in devastation. Is it time to temper the spectacle, or embrace the celebratory spirit?
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A plan would set aside money at birth for children in most families, giving them a financial lift when they reach 18 and enter adulthood.
The pandemic has resulted in fewer resources for breastfeeding women, but experts say it’s still crucial to seek guidance.
A palliative care doctor on finding a “good death” for children in the worst situations.
Why being Black and giving birth in New York during the pandemic is so dangerous.
Over 56 million families have lost income since March 13, and diaper banks are straining to fill the need.
Scientists have long studied play to gain insights into the developing human mind.
Researchers said the case strongly suggests that Covid-19 can be transmitted in utero. Both the mother and baby have recovered.
Parents often worry older siblings will feel less loved.
Those bonds forged when you have babies don’t always last.
Individual choices matter, but public policies are more important.
Eleven foreign couples, previously barred by coronavirus restrictions, have entered the country to meet their newborns. But births are still outpacing pickups.
Magnolia Earl, a 1-year-old from California, was selected from among more than 327,000 entrants to represent Gerber in marketing campaigns.
A photojournalist captured the lives of four women who chose to become mothers on their own.
How pregnancy and parenthood kick neurological development into high gear.
The Mosiers flew to India in March to pick up their daughter. The country locked down before they could leave.
Telemedicine is teaching us new ways to communicate with our patients.
The shift from in-person visits to telehealth appointments could be here to stay.
On affirming life, in all its uncertainty and suffering.
The prime minister of Britain and Ms. Symonds, who both recently battled the coronavirus, have said they planned to be married this summer.
At this point, it’s safer than going elsewhere or giving birth at home.
Afraid of Covid-19, parents are postponing well-child checkups, including shots, putting millions of children at risk of exposure to preventable deadly diseases.
Midwives are seeing a surge in demand from pregnant women who want to deliver their babies at home or in birthing centers.
If it seems like plastic is everywhere, that’s because it is. But there are easy ways to limit your exposure.
The sooner this serious mental health issue is diagnosed, the sooner it can be treated. Knowing your risk factors is the first step.
Everyone knows that having a baby can ravage your sleep, but researchers are just starting to examine what happens to your dreams.
A pioneering German researcher decodes newborns’ cries. Here’s what they reveal.
Pediatricians say it’s essential. But is it?
U.N. and global health experts warned that poor countries around the world were having to stop mass immunization programs to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19.
The research is resoundingly clear: A strong mate makes a difference. Having a supportive partner is good for everyone involved, including the baby.
In a hospital at the center of the crisis, nearly 200 babies have arrived since March. Some pregnant women have fallen extremely ill, but doctors are winning battles for their lives and their children’s.
Communication, flexibility and a bit of grace are key to blocking out time for child care while logging in from home.
Panic buying has left stores and diaper banks empty of baby essentials as shutdowns and quarantines expand across the country.
Lift that flap, peek through that hole, press that button. Interactive books keep little ones entertained — and help them develop cognitive abilities.
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