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Pertussis Outbreak May Be Worst in 50 Years, CDC Says

Pertussis Outbreak May Be Worst in 50 Years, CDC Says

Hemera/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — Reported cases of pertussis are at their highest level in 50 years, a top official with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  said Thursday, adding that outbreaks in several states should encourag…

Nearly Half of Newborns at Tennessee Hospital Are Drug-Addicted

Nearly Half of Newborns at Tennessee Hospital Are Drug-Addicted

ABC News(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) — In the neo-natal intensive care unit at the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville, nurses give baby Grayson morphine every three hours to help ease his painful withdrawal symptoms. “He’s currently on 160 microgra…

Dogs, Cats May Help Kids Avoid Respiratory Illnesses

Dogs, Cats May Help Kids Avoid Respiratory Illnesses

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Having dogs or cats during infancy may actually protect children from respiratory illnesses during the first year of life, a new study published in the journal Pediatrics suggests.Finnish researchers followed 397 chi…

Dogs May Prevent Babies from Getting Asthma

Dogs May Prevent Babies from Getting Asthma

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — If you’ve ever worried about having your two-legged baby around your four-legged baby this may ease your fears.  A new study from the American Society for Microbiology reveals that house dust from homes with …

Cellphones Replacing Pacifiers? More Moms Use Phones to Distract Kids

Cellphones Replacing Pacifiers? More Moms Use Phones to Distract Kids

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The early pioneers of the cellphone probably never imagined that one day the device might be a decent substitute for baby bottles and pacifiers.But according to a survey released by Asda, a supermarket chain in the U…

Chemicals in Baby Shampoos Lead to False Marijuana Positives

Chemicals in Baby Shampoos Lead to False Marijuana Positives

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) — Exposure to trace amounts of baby soaps and shampoos, commonly stocked in grocery stores and pharmacies across the county, are leading newborn babies to test positive for THC, the active ingredient in marij…

Preterm Birth: A Public Health Crisis?

Preterm Birth: A Public Health Crisis?

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Roughly 12 percent of American babies are born before 37 weeks gestation, a new study found, landing the U.S. in sixth place behind India, Nigeria and Pakistan when it comes to preterm births.”Urgent attention is needed…

‘Goldilocks Effect’: How Babies Learn

‘Goldilocks Effect’: How Babies Learn

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Not too simple and not too complicated: Babies focus their attention on situations that are “just right,” according to a new study published in the journal PLoS ONE. Researchers from the University of Rochester coine…

Tuberculosis Scare in California: Dozens of Babies Exposed

Tuberculosis Scare in California: Dozens of Babies Exposed

Comstock/Thinkstock(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Sacramento and Solano County officials have been working swiftly in the past few days to contain possible tuberculosis cases in 35 babies who were exposed to the disease when housed in two hospital neonatal in…

Head and Neck Weakness May Be a Sign of Autism in 6-Month-Olds

Head and Neck Weakness May Be a Sign of Autism in 6-Month-Olds

David De Lossy/Digital Vision(BALTIMORE) — While it has been known that weak head and neck control in babies may signal developmental delays, new research provided exclusively to ABC News revealed that it could also signal autism.A simple pull-to-sit …

Bottles, Sippy Cups Pose Injury Risks to Babies

Bottles, Sippy Cups Pose Injury Risks to Babies

Jupiterimages/Pixland/Thinkstock(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Every four hours a child under the age of 3 is treated in the Emergency Department for an injury caused by a bottle, pacifier or sippy cup.  Previous studies had focused on choking and burns caus…

Government Reiterates Warning on Drinking, Smoking While Pregnant

Government Reiterates Warning on Drinking, Smoking While Pregnant

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — We’ve all heard the warnings: Don’t smoke or drink alcohol while pregnant.  Yet, more than one in five pregnant white women smoke cigarettes, according to a new report from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Se…

Infant Flesh Capsules Seized in S. Korea

Infant Flesh Capsules Seized in S. Korea

ABC News(LONDON) — The dried flesh of dead infants appears to be the not-so-secret ingredient in a health supplement that is reportedly being smuggled out of China. The performance-enhancement pills, touted for increasing vitality and sex drive, have …

Baby News for J.R. Martinez, Donald Trump Jr.

Baby News for J.R. Martinez, Donald Trump Jr.

Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Dancing with the Stars’ reigning champion, J.R. Martinez, is a new father.People magazine reports the Iraq war veteran and his girlfriend, Diana Gonzalez-Jones, welcomed a daughter named Lauryn Anabelle Mart…

Universal Heart Screening Recommended for Newborns

Universal Heart Screening Recommended for Newborns

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — All newborns should undergo a standard screening for life-threatening heart defects, according to new recommendations published in the Lancet.Researchers suggested that a pulse oximetry, a low-cost, non-invasive device th…

Verna McClain Like Most Infant Abductors, Fits Familiar Psych Profile

Verna McClain Like Most Infant Abductors, Fits Familiar Psych Profile

Montgomery County D.A.(HOUSTON) — As details emerge on the kidnapping of an infant in Texas on Tuesday, psychologists said the woman who allegedly committed the crime seemed to fit a familiar profile of an infant abductor: a woman who desperately want…

Sperm Donor Has Fathered 87 Kids the Natural Way

Sperm Donor Has Fathered 87 Kids the Natural Way

Courtesy Ed Houben(NEW YORK) — Ed Houben, a unique kind of hands on sperm donor who sleeps with women to help them conceive naturally, has so far recorded fathering 87 children, with five more kids on the way.Houben, 42, looks more like the Dutch hist…

An End to Infant Crying at the Doctor’s Office?

An End to Infant Crying at the Doctor’s Office?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NORFOLK, Va.) — A technique that doctors have commonly recommended to parents to deal with the pain of baby colic now shows promise in easing the crying associated with infant vaccinations at the doctor’s office.In a paper publi…

Triplets Owe Lives to Super Surrogate Who Birthed 15 Babies

Triplets Owe Lives to Super Surrogate Who Birthed 15 Babies

Courtesy Jodi Wegge(STURGEON LAKE, Minn.) — When Jodi Wegge gave birth to her daughter Lindsay in 1999, the baby was three and a half weeks early and a breech birth.  The placenta erupted and she had an emergency cesarean section, losing so much …

Nearly 1 in 4 Babies Born to Unmarried Parents Who Live Together

Nearly 1 in 4 Babies Born to Unmarried Parents Who Live Together

David De Lossy/Digital Vision(WASHINGTON) — Nearly 1 in 4 babies in the U.S. are born to heterosexual couples who live together, but are not married, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.After i…

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