"Allo" is Greek for "other." Alloparents are helpful relatives and neighbors. In a study from Congo, babies had 8 alloparents on average. Perhaps the self-reliant nuclear family is a societal misstep.
On Monday, 28 newborns were evacuated from Gaza to Egypt, after being transported from Al-Shifa Hospital. Four mothers accompanied the babies. It's not known how many of the other parents are alive.
Parents are increasingly turning to weighted sleepwear to help lull their babies to sleep, but a growing number of doctors and safe sleep advocates warn it comes with risks that shouldn't be ignored.
The loungers were sold in stores such as Amazon, Pottery Barn Kids, Target and Walmart from January 2004 to September 2021. A total of 10 deaths have been linked to the product.
Can the warmth of a parent's chest be a boon to babies, especially premature births? In the 1970s, Colombian researchers found it did. The technique has gone global. Ivory Coast is the latest convert.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission advised parents advised to not let babies fall asleep in rockers after multiple deaths tied to Fisher-Price products.
For some Georgia families, the ongoing formula shortage is compounded by larger issues of food access or a variety of things that make shifting to breastfeeding difficult — if not impossible.
The Social Security Administration has released its annual list of top 10 baby names by state for 2021.
Monday on Political Rewind: The McMichaels have reached a plea deal to avoid federal charges in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, but a judge needs to sign off on it. Arbery's parents are calling the deal a betrayal. Meanwhile, David Shafer, the chairman of the Georgia Republican Party, has been subpoenaed. He'll testify to the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection. Plus, we look at how the Supreme Court could change after the retirement of Justice Breyer.
For infants, toddlers, and children, one sign of an especially close relationship is if two people do something that involves exchanging saliva, like taking bites from the same piece of food.
On this special year-end edition of the Georgia Today podcast, we look back at some of our most memorable episodes from 2021.
The loungers were sold in stores from January 2004 to September 2021. Retailers including Amazon, Pottery Barn Kids, Target and Walmart carried the product.
The rate of new cases of COVID-19 among babies and children under 4 years old in the U.S. recently surpassed the rate of new cases among adults older than 65. Here's how to protect newborns.
Sunday is Mother's Day, a tough time for some new mothers whose babies are in the neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU. Babies in the NICU are either...