Babies whose mothers smoke cigarettes before breastfeeding sleep less and not as well, according to a study published today.
Health experts are issuing a warning about measles after an unexpectedly high number of cases this summer.
Over-the-counter cough and cold medicines can be dangerous to young children if not taken correctly, says an American report.
New child growth charts, which reflect the slower weight gain associated with breastfeeding, could be soon be adopted in England.
A simple hearing test soon after birth may help identify babies at risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), a new US study has found.
Scientists have identified a gene that is strongly associated with an increased risk of childhood asthma.
Babies born in the summer are at least 20% less likely than those born in winter to go to university, research suggests.
Examining a baby's stool may not be every new parent's favorite pastime, but a look at those early "samples" is helping scientists discover how microbes grow in the gut.
Parents should give a dummy to newborn babies every time they sleep to halve the risk of cot death, experts suggest.
New evidence highlighting the risks to babies of second-hand cigarette smoke has been published by researchers.
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