The research could have policy implications as President Biden pushes to revive his proposal to expand the child tax credit.
Mushie & Co, a baby goods store, announced a voluntary recall of its FRIGG pacifier after more than 200 reports that the pacifier’s silicone nipple detached from its base.
The false positives aren’t mentioned in the brochures for these blood screenings, which are sold by some of the biggest labs in the country.
Expectant parents have keenly felt the inconvenience of global shipping delays caused by the pandemic. With a baby due, “it’s a different ballgame.”
An inexpensive blood test can warn couples if they face one in four odds of having a baby with the disease. No one ever told Lametra Scott and Rickey Buggs about it.
Routine use of a more advanced screening method turns a low-cost procedure into a pricier one.
Readers offer personal stories to challenge the justice’s suggestion that adoption is a good alternative.
There’s not a one-size-fits-all answer to the question, but here are several things to consider before buying your child their own electronic device.
After struggling with anorexia and bulimia for more than 20 years, the last thing I want is technology that further estranges me from my body.
Doctors in Texas say they cannot head off life-threatening medical crises in pregnant women if abortions cannot be offered or even discussed.
This shouldn’t happen in a wealthy nation.
A new study adds to a growing body of evidence that indicates prenatal marijuana use can impact children’s development and behavior.
Family leave should be a right, not a privilege.
As an expectant dad with cerebral palsy I tried to prepare, but a delivery emergency gave me a crash course.
Experts strongly agree that the shots benefit the mother as well as the fetus.
Pregnant women should get a Covid-19 vaccine.
A police bulletin seeking information on a man recorded shoplifting packages of diapers drew fresh attention to a continuing crisis of access to the product, according to the National Diaper Bank Network.
In communities like the one I grew up in, nannies are a rarity, but a ‘village’ of neighbors and relatives can be counted on to pitch in with child care.
Physicians are raising awareness of the reproductive toll that work stress, long hours, sleep deprivation and years of training can exact.
Most of the popular legends are more myth than fact, but there are a couple of interesting exceptions.
Respiratory syncytial virus is showing an unusual summer surge.
The baby was screaming. We were screaming. Something had to change.
The birthrate is falling. That’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Americans are having fewer children, and some economists are raising alarm bells. A debate over how worried you should actually be.
Readers share life lessons from an extraordinary year.
The viability standard has governed the conversation for decades. It’s time for a new conversation.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the sleeper was not safe for infants because of the risk of suffocation.
Coronavirus variants may be causing severe infections in children.
These two stories will make you audibly gasp.
Experts believe Brazil’s overloaded hospital system and uneven access to health care are among the reasons babies and small children are succumbing to the virus at a high rate.
Every time we choose to love other mortal beings, someday, we will have to give them back.
The mother of the infants, a boy and a girl, was in custody but had not yet been charged in the deaths, officials said.
Many dancers have taken advantage of a byproduct of the pandemic — time away from performing — to try out a new role: motherhood.
The Times wants to see families finally welcoming new babies that they couldn’t see in person during the pandemic.
What to give the couple celebrating two major life events at once? Here are a few ideas.
Diaper need causes more anxiety than food or housing insecurity for some mothers.
The company will study its vaccine in children ages six months through 11 in the United States and Canada.
Some mothers are seeking alternatives, worried about Covid-19 and racial inequities in health care.
Why we can’t stop talking about her … whole thing.
Signs are pointing to a sizable pandemic baby bust in the United States, with implications that will be with us for years to come.
The company’s coming trials will also involve pregnant women and people whose immune systems are compromised.
He needed someone to cuddle him.
Can the “five S’s” used to calm fussy babies — swaddle, side or stomach position, shush, swing and suck — also help grown-ups snooze? A reporter finds out.
There is dignity in work, but we should support more than just work done for wages.
New York State will now allow gestational surrogates to carry babies for other parents. Here’s why they do it.
A new study suggests that protective antibodies can be transferred through the placenta, and the baby may receive more of them if a mother is infected with Covid earlier in her pregnancy.
Instead of lolling around in a lush pool of liquid, our baby was balled tight. Was there a connection to the eggs I had donated 10 years earlier?
In “American Baby,” Gabrielle Glaser unravels family secrets and considers the motivations that wove them into American life in the first place.
The expectant parents spend weeks deciding on their new baby’s name. Then the grandparents weigh in.
They’re searching the heavens, and through family history, for strong monikers in a pandemic.