On the Baby Front

Trying to prevent the deaths of infants left in their car seats.

An emergency c-section leads to a greater risk of a stillbirth in the next pregnancy, and a non-emergency c-section leads to more difficulty conceiving.

A computer-based analyzer of a baby’s cry can detect what the human ear can’t and is able to determine health issues.

Eating fish during pregnancy lowers anxiety levels.

Walking the walk: Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R., Wa.), the only woman to give birth to two children as a congresswoman, is about to break her own record as she is expecting her third child.

In anticipation of the pending birth of a royal baby, some interesting naming trends in the U.K.

 

 

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