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Why gender reveals have spiraled out of control

Jenna Drenten, Loyola University Chicago Over Labor Day weekend, two expectant parents didn’t get the viral hit they had hoped for. During a gender reveal party...

Why sign language is vital for all deaf babies, regardless of...

Kimberly A. Wolbers, University of Tennessee and Leala Holcomb, University of Tennessee When their newborn failed a hearing test, Quinn and Kai were distraught. Their...

The US birth rate keeps declining: 4 questions answered

Marie Menke, University of Pittsburgh Over the last few decades, birth rates have decreased across the globe. The United States is no exception. Aside from a...

How childbearing varies across US women in 3 charts

Caroline Sten Hartnett, University of South Carolina Falling U.S. fertility rates have been making headlines. These reports tend to focus on a single measure: the average...

When a mom feels depressed, her baby’s cells might feel it...

Benjamin W. Nelson, University of Oregon; Heidemarie Laurent, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Nick Allen, University of Oregon An estimated 1 in 9 women...

For baby’s brain to benefit, read the right books at the...

Lisa Scott, University of Florida Parents often receive books at pediatric checkups via programs like Reach Out and Read and hear from a variety of...

Diapers, potties and split pants: Understanding toilet training around the world...

Alma Gottlieb, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Are two-year-olds too young to start toilet training? For many children, yes. Especially boys. At least, that’s what American...

Why Facebook may fuel new mothers’ insecurity

Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan, The Ohio State University You haven’t showered in a few days, and you haven’t brushed your teeth yet this morning. ...

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Why the US still hasn’t had a woman president

Farida Jalalzai, Oklahoma State University Estonia, Singapore, Ethiopia and Finland – these are some of the 21 countries currently governed by a female president or...