According to researchers, babies whose mothers were more anxious spent longer focusing on environmental threats than those whose moms were more relaxed.
A new study supports previous findings that show men have biological responses to becoming a parent. The study revealed men whose testosterone levels dropped during 9 months following birth were at higher risk of developing post partum depression. By contrast, those who experienced high testosterone were at higher risk of experiencing stress and tended to be more aggressive toward their partner.
Researchers find a correlation between concern over their infant's sleep patterns and parental depression. When problems with infant sleep are resolved, parental depression was significantly lifted.
According to researchers, resources, relationships and parenting beliefs play key roles in how a father spends time with his children.
According to researchers, dads with toddler daughters are more responsive to their child's needs than fathers with toddler sons.
A new study reveals that genes aren't the only factor in female sexual behavior, the quality of the father and daughter relationship also plays a role.
A new study reports children are likely to learn how not to behave like their more disruptive siblings.
Music, specifically infant directed song, could have evolved as a means to allow parents to let their children know their needs are being met, while freeing them up to perform other essential tasks, a new study theorizes.
Research suggests men who use cocaine at the time of conception could increase the risk of their son developing learning difficulties and memory loss.