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Bottle-Feeding Moms Lack Support

According to a new report found in the British journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, women who bottle-feed may not be getting enough support or information on bottle-feeding. » Read more

What is the Biggest Household Danger for Children?

By JustMommies

LiveScience is reporting on a new study in the August issue of the journal Pediatrics -- which reveals that shower and tub injuries among children are alarmingly high. » Read more

Ugly Men Produce More Sperm?

According to a new study from the University of Oxford and University College London, attractive men produce less sperm during sex than unattractive men.  Australian news website,, reports on the research, suggesting that women that want to get pregnant find themselves an ugly man. » Read more

Ear Infection Vaccination on the Horizon?

By JustMommies

Healthday is reporting on a potential, pain free ear infection vaccination for children. Ear infections are the most common illness in children under 15 and the biggest reason for trips to the E.R., according to the news wire. » Read more

Fastest Growing Users Online: Kids

By JustMommies

It's not teens, tweens or adults, but young kids who are accounting for the fastest growing user base on the Internet. According to the AP, Nielsen online reports that a whopping 16 million children in the United States were on the Internet in May, which equals 9.5% of total users. » Read more

New Findings on Autism and Maternal Autoimmune Disorders

By JustMommies

Researchers have found more evidence of a link between autism and maternal autoimmune disorders, according to a report from HealthDay News.  Older research had already pointed to a connection between autism and autoimmune disorders like type one diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis, but a new study published in the online edition of Pediatrics has found a link between autism and » Read more

The Five Best and Worst Cities for Families Revealed

By JustMommies has released another interesting list -- this time it is about which cities are the best for families financially, as well as the worst in terms of affordability. » Read more

Link Found Between Depressed Dads and Crying Babies

By JustMommies

While there has been research about depressed moms and the effects they can have on their infants (including crying and colic), a new study from Dutch researchers also finds a connection between depressed dads and newborns. » Read more

Daily Sex Improves Sperm Quality

There has been some debate over how frequently a couple should have sex when trying to conceive.  It was once thought that abstaining from sex for a few days before ovulation helped build up a man’s sperm count, » Read more

Intoxicated, Breastfeeding Mom Reportedly Pleads Guilty to Child Neglect

A woman in Grand Forks, N.D. has reportedly pleaded guilty to child neglect after she was found breastfeeding her newborn baby while intoxicated, LiveScience reports. The serious effects of drinking while pregnant are very clear, but how much one can drink after giving birth and while breastfeeding isn't as studied. » Read more