Late dinners won't doom kids to obesity

Late dinners won't doom kids to obesity

Late suppers may not be a recipe for childhood obesity, a new study shows.

What really works to help baby sleep

What really works to help baby sleep

Common techniques for helping babies -- and parents -- sleep at night seem to carry no long-term harms, a small trial finds.

When new moms work longer hours, breast-feeding takes a back seat

When new moms work longer hours, breast-feeding takes a back seat

Every working mom knows how hard it can be to juggle the demands of her job with the needs of her new baby, particularly when it comes to breast-feeding.

What works -- and doesn't -- to manage your tot's screen time

What works -- and doesn't -- to manage your tot's screen time

As any parent of a preschooler knows, media management can be a minefield of do's, don'ts -- and tantrums.

More kids being poisoned by detergent pods

More kids being poisoned by detergent pods

A growing number of small children are getting their hands and mouths on colorful detergent pods, with serious and sometimes fatal consequences, a new study finds.

Nagging your kids about weight might backfire

Nagging your kids about weight might backfire

When parents believe their children are overweight -- regardless of whether they are or not -- those kids are likely to gain weight, a new study suggests.

What it really takes to win over a picky eater

What it really takes to win over a picky eater

How a produce-loving parent confronts her kid's vegetables anxieties head-on

More U.S. women delivering babies at home or birth centers

More U.S. women delivering babies at home or birth centers

More women in the United States are choosing to deliver their babies at home or in birth centers, a new study indicates.

Sleep apnea may hurt kids' grades

Sleep apnea may hurt kids' grades

When children have sleep troubles due to breathing problems -- such as sleep apnea -- they may struggle in school, new research suggests.

More young Americans support gay adoption

More young Americans support gay adoption

Young Americans increasingly favor adoption rights for gays and lesbians, with three-quarters of females and two-thirds of males now voicing support, according to a new government report.