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Sniffing this odorless molecule could make you more aggressive—or more docile
Researchers suspect that babies could be to blame.
Baby talk isn’t just cute—it’s critical for kids’ vocabularies
You know how your voice automatically jumps an octave when you're around a baby? There's a reason for that.
Families struggling with the legacy of Zika feel abandoned by science
The Zika outbreak in Brazil left hundreds of babies with congenital disabilities. Now many of their families are wondering where the research is.
A simple blood test could save new mothers. Why aren’t more doctors using it?
PPCM may not be as rare as we think—but it doesn't have to be a death sentence.
A new drug could help treat perinatal depression
Zuranolone could alleviate the specific type of depression that results from the changes in hormones and stress levels due to pregnancy.
11 terrifying childcare inventions from the early 20th century
Enjoy several horrifying parenting aids pulled from our archives.
10 absolutely wild facts about babies
We all may have started out as babies, but some things about them are absolutely alien.
What’s the deal with ‘vaccinated’ breast milk?
Research shows a slight benefit for young babies, but the results are still hazy.
COVID-19 could make malaria surge, but African aid workers are fighting back
Community efforts are stepping up as experts warn about an increase in malaria cases as the pandemic wears on.
Life-changing gadgets for new parents
Spend less time worrying and more time enjoying every moment before they grow up.