| Jun 16, 2012
| 4:57 PM
I'm surprised more dads aren't as peeved as Dave Taylor.
He's a single father in a mother's world.
"Mothers are these extraordinary, selfless, mythic women," said Taylor, a father of three and author of the blog GoFatherhood. "Meanwhile, those dads...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 1:05 AM
It looks like the Sleep Wars have begun.
Several weeks ago, in a column on attachment parenting, I wrote, "James J. McKenna, director of the Mother-Baby Sleep Laboratory at the University of Notre Dame, says that he has yet to find any benefit to...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 6:19 PM
Pediatricians and researchers have long recommended crib sleep as the safest infant sleeping arrangement to prevent sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS.
But University of Notre Dame anthropology professor James McKenna says he has uncovered...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:05 PM
One of the first choices a new mother will have to make is whether to breastfeed or bottle-feed her baby. Several medical organizations and child wellness groups stand by breastmilk as the best option for baby. But why is it superior over formula?...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:18 PM
| Jan 20, 2012
| 8:05 PM
Sesame Street has tackled all sorts of issues and educated children for decades, but now some want the children’s show to start talking about breastfeeding.
In the ‘70s and ‘80s there were a number of segments about breastfeeding on...
| Jan 26, 2012
American Legion Parkville Post 183 — 2301 Putty Hill Ave.
• Balladiers meet first and third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. 410-665-0372.
• Ballroom Dancing, Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. with live or recorded music. Food and...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 7:13 AM
The Virginia Department of Health says pertussis, or better known as whooping cough, is making a comeback.
The Department of Health says cases in Virginia have doubled since 2007, and in the western part of the state reported cases have tripled between...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:53 PM
To really get a patient's attention, doctors say, you must start from where they are.
And where they are these days may be on their phone or computer, tweeting, texting, posting on Facebook.
But Twitter, blogs and text messaging aren't in the comfort...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:30 AM
The National Institutes of Health is expanding its safe infant sleep outreach campaign to include ways to reduce not only sudden infant death syndrome but all causes of infant death.
The “Back to Sleep” campaign was launched in 1994 to...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Newsweek is at it again: The magazine’s newest controversial cover, blaring the headline “Muslim Rage,” has readers in an uproar and social media in a tizzy.
Whether any of it will boost the publication’s sales remains to be seen....
| Sep 26, 2012
Telicia Gardner, of Chicago, plans to breast-feed her son, Josiah Neal, until he is a year old — for several reasons.
"It's healthier for the baby, cheaper than buying formula and it's helping me lose weight," said Gardner, who delivered on June...