News & Views
Drowning is the second most common cause of accidental death for children under 15. More than ten people in the US drown each day and one in five of those are children 14 and younger. For every child who dies from drowning, another five receive emergency department...read more
The U.S. has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world: Sixty percent of the 700 to 900 deaths each year are preventable, including that of neonatal nurse Lauren Bloomstein.read more
You’re a brand-new mom about to celebrate your very first Mother’s Day. Asked what you would want for your special day, the inestimable gift of sleep may be what you have in mind. Rocking, cradling, bedtime...read more
To be a boy-mom, or a mother of only boys, is to have a close personal relationship with noise, dirt, laughter and sticks of all shapes and sizes.read more
Studying human embryos beyond the current 14-day limit could be illuminating, but ethical questions abound.read more
A Pregnant Serena Williams Wins the Australian Open. What’s She Teaching Us About Exercise and Pregnancy?
Serena Williams won the Australian Open in her eighth week of pregnancy, a time when many women are dead tired and suffering from morning sickness.read more