On Parenting: Babies


Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/30/2012

‘Intactivists’ furious at new AAP circumcision policy

Circumcision opponents are raging against the new AAP policy supporting the procedure and their reaction threatens to overshadow the academy’s message

By Janice D'Arcy  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Babies, Ethics

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Circumcision, and why pediatricians are offering more support

A top official with the American Academy of Pediatrics explains why the pediatricians group decided to offer more support for the controversial procedure.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ethics, Babies

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/04/2012

Hospital staff make it difficult for moms to breast-feed, report says

Researchers found too often hospital staff were quick to supplement feedings. One of the major factors that led to a mom successfully breast-feeding was if she began nursing within an hour of birth and her child was not given supplemental feedings or pacifiers.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breatfeeding, babies

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Sophia, Jacob and other popular baby names: What the choice says about you

Apparently originality is not a motivator as much as familiarity, celebrity influence, age of parent and maybe even political affiliation when it comes to naming kids.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  03:57 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Babies

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Mad Men names as dated as the characters

A new analysis of baby names shows that of all the names that have fallen from favor, Donald and Betty have fallen the furthest.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Babies

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Leap Year: Is Feb. 29 a good day to give birth or not worth the hassle?

Unlike other holidays there’s some debate about whether parents are more or less likely to request leap year deliveries.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  01:38 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Babies, Holidays, Pregnancy

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Migraines and colic linked in new study

It seems women who suffer migraines are more than two and half times likely to have a baby with colic, or frequent, prolonged crying.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:35 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Babies, Healthcare

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Shopping for baby: The pressure to buy needless stuff

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Shopping, Babies, Toys

Posted at 11:03 PM ET, 01/08/2012

Blue Ivy, daughter of Beyonce and Jay-Z, arrives: The kooky celebrity name trend continues.

The kooky celebrity name trend continues.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  11:03 PM ET, 01/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Babies

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/06/2012

How to get a 2-year-old to stay in her bed

Marguerite Kelly advises the parent of a 2-year-old on getting her child to stay in bed at bedtime.

By On Parenting  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Babies

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 01/05/2012

2012 baby names rank high in Google search

Kay’lyn, Envy Essence-Faye and other unique names of New Year’s babies do well with search engines.

By On Parenting  |  05:25 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Babies

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/24/2011

Backlash against AAP guidelines on screen time for kids

Parents use Slate, Huffpost Parents and other media outlets to say why they disagree with banning screen time for kids younger than 2.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  babies and screen time, children and electronic media