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

ADHD early term birth


Failed robbery attempt ends with man shot with baby and girlfriend in car near Penn's Landing

Police Lights


Mothers who breastfeed children after their 1st birthday should be supported, AAP says

Breastfeeding stigmas


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

Baby formula


Emergency baby formula shipment to arrive in Pennsylvania amid nationwide shortage

Baby Formula Shipment

Children's Health

More children with hearing difficulties could benefit from cochlear implants, but they remain an 'overlooked' treatment

Cochlear implants

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Baby formula supplies may improve in coming weeks, FDA indicates

infant formula shortage

Children's Health

New SIDS research offers intriguing finding, but it's not a breakthrough, scientists stress

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome


To improve Philly's maternal and infant mortality rates, a collective approach is needed

Maternal Mortality Philadelphia


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

Baby Tummy Time


Why kids shouldn't eat added sugar before they turn 2, according to a nutritional epidemiologist

Babies Added Sugar

Children's Health

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

Baby Development Kissing

Children's Health

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

Babies COVID-19 Development


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

Baby Talk Mom

Women's Health

Racial disparities in preterm birth rates still wide in Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Preterm birth Racial disparities

Healthy Eating

New U.S. dietary guidelines may alter a memorable first birthday tradition

Toddlers Cake Guidelines

Children's Health

Pregnant women may pass COVID-19 to their unborn babies, small study says

COVID-19 transmission pregnancy


Indego bike share delivering free pack 'n' play cribs during COVID-19 pandemic

Philadelphia pack and play program

Adult Health

Infants may hold the key to improving hepatitis C treatment

hepatitis C in infants

Women's Health

Born into a pandemic: Coronavirus complicates births for moms and babies

COVID-19 labor delivery

Children's Health

Infants may have higher risk of coronavirus complications than older children, studies show

Infants may have higher risk of COVID-19 complications than older children


To help infants avoid asthma, go easy on the cleaning – at least for a bit

Chemicals in cleaning products could trigger asthma

Children's Health

Another reason for pregnant women to get their vitamin D – it may lower the child's risk of developing ADHD

Vitamin D deficiency ADHD association


Here's how long your baby should be sleeping at night – and when to become alarmed

Baby sleep patterns normal


Hospital-based breastfeeding initiatives reduce early infant deaths

Baby-friendly hospital initiatives breastfeeding


Most young kids – including infants – are getting way too much screen time

Screen Time Babies

Children's Health

Babies' frequent hiccups may be tied to brain development, scientists say

Why do babies hiccup so much?

Children's Health

Three babies die from infections at Pennsylvania hospital

Geisinger Medical Center


Tips for helping your infant through the teething process

Baby chewing on teething ring stock photo

Children's Health

Many day care centers continue to use recalled infant sleeper products

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Children's Health

Human breast milk may help babies tell time via circadian signals from mom

Breastfeeding Baby 08052019


Multiple cases of MRSA confirmed at University of Pittsburgh's Children's Hospital NICU

mrsa pittsburgh nicu


Sequencing the genome of newborns in the U.S.: Are we ready?

Newborn Baby 06282019

Children's Health

Delaware County infant battles extremely rare brain cancer

vincent nowroozi brain cancer


3D images show how much babies' heads get squished during birth

Baby Skulls

Children's Health

How much speech do unborn children hear? It varies

Pregnant Baby Speech Development


New moms need sleep, dads need exercise to thrive, Penn State study finds


Children's Health

Update: Fisher-Price recalls Rock 'n Play Sleeper after 32 reported deaths

Fisher-Price Rock 'N Play sleeper 04092019

Women's Health

Penn Medicine shortens hospital stays for mothers and their newborn babies

Newborn Baby at Hospital

Children's Health

These are the pediatrician-backed tips for preventing food allergies in children

children food allergy prevention

Children's Health

Researchers project that climate change will increase infant congenital heart defects

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