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16

Jan

How much does it really cost to have baby?New parents may find themselves returning to the hospital with a case of sticker shock when they receive the bill.

How much does it really cost to have baby?
New parents may find themselves returning to the hospital with a case of sticker shock when they receive the bill.

10

Jan

Babies know a friend when they meet oneTots stare longer at situations that flummox them, such as when two people who seem to have similar interests aren’t friendly to one another.

Babies know a friend when they meet one
Tots stare longer at situations that flummox them, such as when two people who seem to have similar interests aren’t friendly to one another.

03

Dec

Babies with Alzheimer’s gene show altered brain developmentResearchers find patterns of brain development in babies with Alzheimer’s gene is consistent with that found in seniors with the disease.

Babies with Alzheimer’s gene show altered brain development
Researchers find patterns of brain development in babies with Alzheimer’s gene is consistent with that found in seniors with the disease.

02

Dec

Mom’s photos of snuggling puppy and toddler go viral
Jessica Shyba began snapping photos of her son napping with their new puppy, and now the Web can’t get enough of the adorable duo.

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18

Nov

Do babies dream?Since you can’t ask infants about their dreams (and expect to get a coherent answer), we went to the experts.

Do babies dream?
Since you can’t ask infants about their dreams (and expect to get a coherent answer), we went to the experts.

21

Oct

Breast milk purchased online may be taintedNew study finds most of the breast milk sold over the Internet is contaminated with bacteria.

Breast milk purchased online may be tainted
New study finds most of the breast milk sold over the Internet is contaminated with bacteria.

25

Sep

Why moms want to ‘gobble up’ cute babiesThe smell of newborns activates the reward circuit in mothers’ brains.

Why moms want to ‘gobble up’ cute babies
The smell of newborns activates the reward circuit in mothers’ brains.

16

Sep

Babies expect living things to have gutsWhen faced with toys that moved on their own or were furry, babies were flummoxed when the toys turned out to be hollow.

Babies expect living things to have guts
When faced with toys that moved on their own or were furry, babies were flummoxed when the toys turned out to be hollow.

10

Sep

Store bought baby food inferior to homemadeA British study found fewer nutrients and more sugar in store bought baby foods. Homemade foods contained up to twice as many nutrients.

Store bought baby food inferior to homemade
A British study found fewer nutrients and more sugar in store bought baby foods. Homemade foods contained up to twice as many nutrients.

16

Jul

Are firstborns more likely to be late?Kate Middleton’s baby is expected sometime this month, but a new study shows that the royal infant could be a little bit late arriving into the world.

Are firstborns more likely to be late?
Kate Middleton’s baby is expected sometime this month, but a new study shows that the royal infant could be a little bit late arriving into the world.