babies

Parental Advisory

This Is How Parents Around The World Get Their Babies to Sleep

From rain apps to fennel seeds, these parents have tried everything to get their infants to go the hell to sleep.
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
3.7.18
Sex

Seven Things to Know About Having Sex While Pregnant

For one thing, how you orgasm might change.
Debby Herbenick
11.16.17
addiction

There's No Such Thing as a Baby Opioid Addict

“They can be born dependent on a substance, but there is a difference between dependence and addiction.”
Virgie Townsend
11.8.17
genetics

Would You Want Your Baby Tested for Incurable Diseases?

Doctors are studying a controversial genetic test that screens newborns for about 1,800 disorders.
Michelle Malia
10.27.17
Pregnancy

'Phantom Pregnancy' Is One of the Most Bizarre Medical Mysteries

Her abdomen had swollen up like a pregnant woman’s and she looked like she could give birth any minute. But there was no baby.
Olga Oksman
10.20.17
We Asked

People Told Us Their Biggest Parenting Fails

"He must have been rolling around in that poop for hours."
Emily Cassel
10.16.17
Fighting Words

Women Should Be Allowed to Wear Their Babies Everywhere

More science to back the benefits of skin-to-skin contact for new mothers.
Sarah Bregel
9.19.17
Asking for a friend

Exactly How Dangerous Is It to Drop a Baby?

For when your worst nightmare flashes before your eyes.
Michelle Malia
9.6.17
STDs

Getting Oral Sex While Pregnant Could Mess With the Baby

What most OB-GYNs aren't telling their patients about sex during their third trimester.
Callie Little
9.5.17
united states of addiction

Doctors Are Figuring Out How to Treat Babies Born Dependent on Opioids

"You will have to go through dirty looks and whispers because the nurses know who you are. It wasn't until they saw me watching my baby that they trusted me."
Matthew Terrell
6.23.17
grief

Mourning the Loss of One Baby When You're Pregnant With Its Twin

The image flashed on the screen: three babies, two heartbeats.
Jody Allard
6.8.17
Parental Advisory

Does Drinking While Pregnant Affect Your Baby's Face Shape?

A new study suggests that yes, even a small amount of booze might.
Amber Brenza
6.7.17