A new study links parental depression with increased activity in areas of the teen brain associated with risk taking behaviors.
A new study reports that babies characteristics contribute to their cuteness, and that can trigger care-giving behaviors in adults.
A new study reveals newborns who are stressed by their environment have a greater neural pain response following a routine skin lance than babies who are not stressed. However, the neural response is not matched by their physical reaction to pain.
Researchers report men are at risk for anxiety and other mental health problems following the birth of their child.
Previous research into the effects of lithium exposure via breastmilk are poorly designed and sparse, researchers report. Until more research is done, mothers and babies should be reviewed on a case-by-case basis for lithium continuation, as discontinuing the medication could pose a significant risk for both child and parent.
A new study reports paternal anxiety is much higher than previously reported. Findings reveal anxiety in men during the perinatal period was 11%. Previous reports found anxiety in males during this period was under 4%.
BPS affects a neuroanatomy and maternal behavior in pregnant and lactating mice, including an association with an increased risk of infanticide.
Role playing with dolls to simulate interacting with an infant allows researchers to predict which parents-to-be could be headed for conflict when their baby arrives.
Researchers report removing children from their parents can be detrimental for normal brain development, as well as having lasting psychological impact. The paper reports the Zero Tolerance immigration policy may cause trauma response in children, that will last a life time.
Educating parents about their own sleep health could help their children to get enough sleep, a new study reports.