Despite decades of warnings from the ‘Back to Sleep’ campaign, many parents are still putting their babies to sleep in ways that raise the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), a new study found.
Feeding babies avocados, which has a neutral flavor, soft consistency and nutrient density, can help in boosting their growth and development, said a study, suggesting that the fruit can be used as a first food for infants.
Doctors have long known that pregnant women who are obese or have diabetes are more likely to have abnormally large babies. Now a new study suggests that this rapid fetal growth happens early in pregnancy.
Women in the United States are waiting longer than ever to have babies, with the average age for first childbirth rising to a record high of 26.3 years as fewer teens give birth and adults postpone parenthood, a federal study found on Thursday.