Infants who suck their thumbs or bite their nails appear less prone to allergies as adults, New Zealand researchers have found.
The cardboard boxes make it harder for newborns to roll on to their tummies, which is linked to sudden infant death syndrome.
Scientists say babies sleep more soundly and wake less often in the night if they are left to soothe themselves.
Light therapy given to thousands of newborns each year could trigger leukaemia and kidney cancer, doctors have warned.
Roman, Rocco and Rohan have beaten remarkable odds - the naturally-conceived triplets are genetically identical.
The question of whether babies copied has been fiercely debated since the 1980s.
Solid foods are a sensory adventure for a baby. Here are a few ideas on what to offer and what is best to avoid.
Suicidal after her first child's birth, an unexpected friendship saved Molly Jacobs James from a dark cloud of depression.
Studies in which adults listened to babies crying found we pigeonhole them according to sex.
Modern mothers have damaged society by treating babies like 'tin gods', according to a leading maternity expert.
Britain's Princess Charlotte has just turned one - and is knee-deep in expensive gifts.
Aaron Halbert and his wife are white evangelical Christians. Here's why they chose to give birth to black triplets. [VIDEO].
A study suggests that that even babies try to avoid dealing with social wrongdoers - up to a point.
Ronja Wiedenbeck was delighted when five strangers offered to breastfeed her son while she was sick in hospital.
Leopold Reppond, who suffers from a rare disorder, can finally see the world through a better view. [VIDEO].