Time to further complicate the nature-versus-nurture debate...
A new study published today in Pediatrics suggests that academic achievement and brain development are directly tied to gestational time -- how long a kid is in the womb.
What's unique about this study, which tracked 128,050 New York ... More >>
A lot of pregnant women don't get tested for sexually transmitted diseases. But a lot of pregnant need to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases, according to just released Centers for Disease Control stats.
Out of some 1.3 million American women who had blood work during pregnancy, only 59 p ... More >>
When Dawa Lama, 24, gave birth to a healthy baby boy in the bathroom at a
Queens hospital last year, she could have easily turned him over to
hospital staff if she felt she couldn't care for him. But she didn't
-- she threw him in a trashcan in the bathroom at the hospital. He died seven days lat ... More >>
When Dawa Lama, 24, gave birth to a healthy baby boy in the bathroom at a Queens hospital last year, she could have easily turned him over to hospital staff if she felt she couldn't care for the boy. But she didn't -- she threw him in a trashcan. He died seven days later -- and now Lama is likely ... More >>
Rick Santorum doesn't think that insurance companies should have to pay for a simple diagnostic test that determines whether a baby will be born sick or severely disabled.
Santorum, who is so anti-abortion that he would make his own daughter carry a rape-baby to term, thinks that amniocente ... More >>
File this under "parenting tips for selfish jackasses who should never, ever have children."
A new study has found -- get ready -- that drinking during pregnancy is still really bad for the developing fetus, according to the U.S. News & World Report.
Now that Facebook has decided to publish a timeline that includes all of our online goings-on since birth, we wonder what a tangible chronicle of this would look like. Enter the very pregnant performance artist Marni Kotak, who is transforming the Microscope Gallery into a home-birth center where sh ... More >>
According to commenter on a Broadway board, where they're so very often right, Donny and Marie Osmond might be smiling their way into the Marquis Theater for 17 performances of a holiday show.
If so, would it be a Mormon spectacular with production numbers about bigamy and chirpy monologues ... More >>
The University of Adelaide in Australia has determined that boy and girl babies have totally different reactions in the womb to a variety of stressors, from asthma, pre-eclampsia, and cigarette smoke to psychological stress in the mother.
"The male, when mum is stressed, pretends it's not h ... More >>