A new study reports that young girls who are forced to take on burdensome care-giving roles become less sensitive to their own children's needs than kids who are allowed to just be kids.
According to a new study, a mother's sense of maternal identity is closely linked to the relationship she has with the father both during and after pregnancy.
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.
A new study of over 10,000 mothers has shown that women who breastfed their babies were at significantly lower risk of postnatal depression than those who did not.
A new study reports a father's advancing age at childbearing can lead to higher rates of psychological and academic problems for the offspring.