| Sep 25, 2012
| 12:23 AM
A new law in a Pennsylvania borough means it would be illegal for a business owner to ask a breastfeeding mom to leave, cover up or even say something embarrassing.
Doylestown in Bucks County is now the second spot in the state to approve a measure to...
| Sep 26, 2012
Telicia Gardner, of Chicago, plans to breast-feed her son, Josiah Neal, until he is a year old — for several reasons.
"It's healthier for the baby, cheaper than buying formula and it's helping me lose weight," said Gardner, who delivered on June...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:02 AM
In May, Time magazine made a splash featuring an attractive woman breastfeeding her three year-old on its cover. The accompanying article suggested that battles over parenting decisions, including how long to breastfeed a child, pit mothers against one...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 12:37 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Parents who search the Internet for advice on how to put their infants to sleep may often find misinformation, a new study suggests.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and other experts have long had recommendations on...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 6:05 PM
The mosquito-borne West Nile virus has made its usual seasonal appearance across the United States. Mosquitoes in Virginia have tested positive for the disease, and the state Health Department reported two cases in adults in northwestern and...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 6:48 PM
(Reuters) - A baby's sleep may not suffer just because its mother likes a daily cup or two of coffee, according to a Brazilian study based on nearly 900 new mothers.
Studies over the years have come to mixed conclusions on whether caffeine during...
| May 13, 2012
In Los Angeles, red carpet treatment is not just for celebrities. Here, mere mortals can find specialists — medical concierges, cat whisperers, image consultants — for almost everything.
And that includes experts who are hired to help...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, Inc.
has the following position
Part-Time, 20 hours per week
Must have a Bachelor's Degree and a Lactation Educator Certificate. Travel required
Hourly rate of pay: $18 - 20
| May 6, 2012
Most parents are forced to guess if toys, furniture and other household products are exposing their kids to toxic chemicals.
Heather Stapleton can figure it out in her laboratory.
Stapleton, an environmental chemist at Duke University, is one of the...
| May 10, 2012
| 1:30 PM
"Mad Men" actress January Jones ate her placenta (to be fair, dried and made into a pill). Alicia Silverstone chews up veggies and deposits them mama-bird-style into her baby son's mouth. And model Gisele Bundchen says her diaper-free son was toilet...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:33 AM
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (KTLA) -- A Laguna Hills father has a message for other parents after a tragic accident took the life of his 3-year-old daughter.
The girl drowned in a hot tub at a birthday party for an 11-year-old neighbor, even though her mom...