A study of more than 1 million pregnancies in Finland reports that elevated levels of a metabolite of the banned insecticide DDT in the blood of pregnant women are linked to increased risk for autism in the offspring. The study is the first to connect an insecticide with risk for autism using maternal biomarkers of exposure.
There may be a lot of bickering, but your memory creates a nostalgia-inducing highlight reel that makes you want to plan the next trip.
My son and his cubes have been inseparable for years. Like hundreds of other kids, he found his tribe at the Cubing USA Nationals.
Researchers say that singing is among the most meaningful activities we share with children.
Children as young as eight are vulnerable to poor body image as hormone levels rise with the onset of puberty, a new study has found. The study based on data from more than 1,100 eight- to nine-year-olds indicates a need for strategies in schools and at home to help children maintain a positive body image prior to the onset of puberty.
First-time mothers who had labor induced at 39 weeks were less likely to need C-sections.
The early months as a baby grows can be hard on a parent’s muscles, because none of that “weight lifting” is guided by the strengthening — or the safety — of the parent.
Marco Rubio’s bipartisan paid family leave bill is historic but forces parents to rob from their retirement to care for children.
When people are rude to their coworkers or treat them badly, they probably don’t realize the unintended victims in that encounter could be the coworkers’ children. Women who experience incivility in the workplace are more likely to engage in stricter, more authoritarian parenting practices that can have a negative impact on their children.
Evidence shows there’s a link between depressed parents and their offspring. But a new study suggests that when teens benefit from treatment for their depression, there’s a ripple effect on parents.