Methylation of the oxytocin gene OXT was associated with maternal personal distress, resulting in harsher parenting. OXT methylation was also negatively correlated with gray matter in the right inferior temporal gyrus.
A new study reveals longer breastfeeding is associated with increased maternal sensitivity well into childhood.
A new review reports on associations between birth defects in offspring and its father's age, alcohol use and other environmental factors.
Research suggests men who use cocaine at the time of conception could increase the risk of their son developing learning difficulties and memory loss.
BPS affects a neuroanatomy and maternal behavior in pregnant and lactating mice, including an association with an increased risk of infanticide.
Researchers explore why our time perception alters and why we think our children are growing up faster than they actually are.
A new study reports a father's advancing age at childbearing can lead to higher rates of psychological and academic problems for the offspring.
Study reveals one in four women experience symptoms of depression up to three years after giving birth. The risks are greater for women with a history of mood disorders and gestational diabetes.