Babies start requiring non-milk food in their diets at six months old, but they don’t develop the molars they need to chew most foods until age 18 to 24 months.
Mothers who breastfeed their babies for at least six months have lower blood pressure and they are less likely to develop hypertension later in life, according to a study.
Babies born underweight are known to be susceptible to a variety of cognitive problems including autism.
Under stress women are more likely to have baby girls than boys, experts say.
Prospective parents hoping to have a son and heir should just relax and worried women are less likely to give birth to baby boys as research suggests.
In China, a lingering preference for boys coupled with strict controls on the number of births have helped create a lucrative black market in children.
In San Gabriel, California, signs of a makeshift maternity house were evident everywhere.
Although most Americans have been vaccinated for measles or are immune because they’ve had the disease, public health officials are concerned about those not immunized including babies.
Understanding the ways milk differ may lead the scientists to better formulas to nourish human babies whose mothers can’t breastfeed, according to Agricultural Research Magazine.