Those were the words of Christian Dior, who may have recognized a connection between the volatiles around us and our behavior. As a parent and now grandfather, I must agree with my wife; there is something special about sniffing an infant's head. Is it something they release or that we have applied, like baby shampoo? A new study suggests an evolutionary role for the smell of an infant.
It's no walk in the park to be born, for mom or baby. A new study hopes to shed light on just how stressful an average, uneventful delivery is on the fetal head and brain.
With women opting for "free birth" or "unassisted birth" the stakes are only getting higher. Dismissing medical advice is also taking the form of a misguided practice of prolonging delivery well beyond due dates.
With the release of the CDC's 2018 breastfeeding scorecard, it is time to add common sense into these failed policies that actually supports women and families.
A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics on Jan. 13th that was conducted by a group from the department of pediatrics at Aldo Moro University of Bari in Italy is suggesting that colic in infants can be significantly reduced by the use of drops containing the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri mixed with oil. But not all doctors agree.
Usually doctors cut the cord clamp and sever the umbilical cord of newborns within a minute of birth. It is a practice which is meant to