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Women's Health

To prevent infant deaths, 250 pregnant women in Philly will get $1,000 per month – with no strings attached

Philly Joy Bank

Opinion

Lack of paid family leave in Pennsylvania forces many mothers to forgo critical bonding time to ensure financial stability

Paid Family Leave

Children's Health

Getting vaccinated for COVID-19 during pregnancy gives infants 6 months of protection, study shows

COVID-19 Vaccines Pregnancy

Odd News

South Jersey family welcomes twins born in different years

virtua voorhees twins new year's

Women's Health

Pregnant women who use marijuana face higher risk of birth complications, study finds

Marijuana Pregnant Women

Illness

Congenital syphilis cases have spiked nationwide – and Philly is no exception

New born syphilis rates

Parenting

Cozy images of plush toys and blankets undercut messaging on safe infant sleep

Babies Safe Sleep

Children's Health

Excessive screen time linked to developmental delays in babies and toddlers, study finds

Baby Screen Time

Prevention

RSV vaccine for babies, given to their mothers during pregnancy, receives FDA approval

Parenting

Babies almost all try crawling as they begin to move, but CDC says it's not a useful developmental milestone

Baby Milestones Crawling

Children's Health

Preventive RSV shot for infants and toddlers approved by FDA

Children's Health

Baby foods still have concerning levels of lead, arsenic and other heavy metals, study finds

Baby Food Metals

Children's Health

A brain abnormality may help explain the cause of sudden infant death syndrome

SIDS Cause Risk Factors

Government

Breastfeeding mothers need more spaces to feed their babies and pump milk, Philly councilmember says

Children's Health

Children who had RSV as infants are more likely to develop asthma, research shows

RSV asthma risk

Parenting

How to soothe a colicky baby – and when to suspect an underlying health issue

Babies with colic

Women's Health

To reduce infant deaths, Philly will give guaranteed incomes to 250 mothers

Infant mortality

Eagles

Eagles' Jason Kelce, wife Kylie announce birth of third daughter

Children's Health

As the FDA seeks to limit lead levels in baby food, here's what parents should know about toxic metals

Lead baby food

Health News

Fisher-Price baby sleeper, recalled in 2019, linked to 100 infant deaths

Fisher-Price recall infant sleeper

Children's Health

Babies are being born with syphilis in Pennsylvania at the highest rate in 32 years

Congenital Syphilis Pennsylvania

Health News

Green Sprouts recalls toddler sippy cups, bottles due to lead exposure risk

Green Sprouts recall

Parenting

Hey, new parents – go ahead and 'spoil' that baby!

Soothe Crying Baby

Women's Health

More women are choosing to give birth at home, but to do so safely requires certain precautions

Home Births

Children's Health

Babies rarely die unexpectedly in the first week of life, but these deaths involve unique risk factors, study finds

Risk factors SUID

Children's Health

Formula may be right for infants, but experts warn that toddlers don't need it

Parenting

Ready to bring your baby to an Eagles game? Here's what you can take into Lincoln Financial Field

Eagles Linc Baby

Parenting

What's the best way to soothe a crying baby? Scientists may have found the answer

Crying Baby

Children's Health

Babies born just before full term have a higher risk of ADHD, Rutgers study finds

ADHD early term birth

Courts

Trial for South Jersey mom who allegedly killed her baby before conspiring to off ex-lover begins Monday

Sicklerville Mother Murder

Prevention

New sleep guidelines for babies say bed-sharing, inclined sleepers are unsafe

Baby sleeping guidelines

Children's Health

For many low-income families, getting formula has always been a strain

Government

New Jersey takes actions to prevent price gouging of baby formula

Health News

Baby formula supplies may improve in coming weeks, FDA indicates

infant formula shortage

Children's Health

Babies die as congenital syphilis continues a decade-long surge across the U.S.

Baby in Hospital

Parenting

Infants need lots of active movement and play – and there are simple ways to help them get it

Baby Tummy Time

Children's Health

Kissing and food-sharing help babies identify close relationships, study shows

Baby Development Kissing

Women's Health

Fertility treatment does not increase risk of premature birth, new data suggests

Fertility treatment risks

Children's Health

Babies born during COVID-19 may be developing slower than pre-pandemic infants, study finds

Babies COVID-19 Development

Children's Health

Pandemic poses short- and long-term risks to babies, especially boys

COVID-19 Babies Health

Parenting

Here's why 'baby talk' is good for your baby

Baby Talk Mom

Media

6ABC reporter Maggie Kent gives birth to baby girl

Maggie Kent 6ABC Baby

Videos