Temecia and Rodney Jackson are demanding the return of their newborn baby after she was taken by child protective services in Dallas last month following a home birth. CPS removed the child after a pediatrician diagnosed her with jaundice and the parents decided to consult their midwife for treatment.
Social scientists have been studying the effects of the Santa myth for more than a century, but the question of whether the legend is a hurtful lie or just harmless fun is still up for debate.
Two doses of Pfizer's vaccine showed mixed results in trials, but the agency is considering approving it anyways in anticipation that a future third shot will provide children with strong immunity.
The groundbreaking program that gave millions of American families monthly checks from the federal government expired at the end of the year.
Prosecutors in Michigan have taken the nearly unprecedented step of charging the parents of an alleged school shooter with involuntary manslaughter.
The president has said the monthly checks will have a transformational impact on American families, but skeptics fear those who need the help the most could be left out.
President Biden has proposed providing free schools to all 3-and-4-year-olds, but critics say the plan would do more harm than good.
Americans are having fewer babies. It could spell disaster for the U.S. economy.
Two plans have emerged in Washington that take widely different approaches to achieving the same goal: combating child poverty by sending parents money every month.
Scientific evidence shows that the toxic stresses of poverty can affect the brains of babies in the womb — but also that they can be reversed with some radical shifts to our approach to prenatal care. It's the subject of a new mini-documentary from Yahoo News, "Baby Brain."
The U.S. birthrate is currently at its lowest in 32 years, with 2018 being the fourth consecutive year of decline. Usually births increase at times of economic stability, so these latest numbers have led demographers to wonder what else is on prospective parents’ minds.
Journalist Josh Levs has been at the forefront of the paid paternity leave movement since he took on his then employer CNN for longer paid paternity leave and won. It eventually led to Time Warner’s revolutionizing its parental leave policy, giving a total of six weeks of paid paternity leave.
Harper Yeats, the baby who embarked on a 4-month road trip across the country, may have just become the youngest member of the All 50 States Club. On Thursday, Harper, 5 months old, crossed the border of Vermont -- making the Green Mountain State her 50th and final destination. "We arrived at approximately 4:30 pm ET," mom Cindy Lim wrote to "Good Morning America" in a Facebook message on Oct. 18 after their arrival.
Five years ago, JoAnn and Joel Bacon's daughter, Charlotte, was killed at school in Sandy Hook. Now they share what their grief has been like since.
A new national survey is offering hope for American kids waiting to be adopted: More people than ever are becoming parents in nonbiological ways, according to a new report.
These star mamas were open about the often-isolating illness. From Redbook
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Whether you're an August baby yourself or you're about to have one, these things may surprise you. From Redbook
Prepare for your hearts to melt!
She shares her best tips for healthy living and yoga moves for new moms.
When you've witnessed as many births as they have, you're bound to experience some pretty cool moments.
The 'Dancing With the Stars' pro has been incredibly candid about her post-baby body struggles.
It's good for their health, too, obviously.
"It didn't look good," Ashley Hallford said.
American women are increasingly ingesting marijuana during their pregnancies to stop morning sickness and other conditions, including anxiety and depression.
Some rules of thumb, according to experts who spoke with Yahoo Beauty, are to start early, be direct and honest, and have good timing.
"Her diaper bag is so heavy, I checked the side pocket thinking I'd find a kid inside."
The <em>Flip or Flop </em>star opened up about her career, relationship, and motherhood.
Because stars are *not* just like us.
Kate, already mom to one daughter, terminated her second pregnancy at 36 weeks. She named the daughter she lost Rose. (Photo: Rosanna U/Getty Images)
One Australian mother of six found a creative way to save time in the morning, but not everyone is a fan of this timesaving tip.
Moms and dads around the world post more photos, videos, and status updates than nonparents, according to a new study by Facebook IQ.
Until recently, the fourth of Donald Trump’s five children, Tiffany Trump, has shunned the spotlight, but on Sunday the college student stepped right out into it — modeling in a runway show at New York Fashion Week, signaling that the California-raised Trump is ready to take her place in public, as an individual separate from her famous family.
Parents of the former Little League baseball champs (pictured above) who won national respect after their 2014 winning season, only to then be rocked with a high-profile residency scandal, have filed a lawsuit, alleging that their kids were exploited.
Juggling career and kids can be tricky — but for Karl L'ecuyer, it’s a literal circus because the Montreal native is raising his 2-year-old daughter and 4-year-old son on the road, while traveling to perform with Cirque du Soleil as a trampolinist and acrobat. It’s not the sleeping together in one room, the constantly packing and unpacking all of their belongings into just two bags each, or even having to negotiate play dates with kids who only speak Russian or Portuguese, though, that phases him and his circus-dancer wife. “I ran away with the circus and came back home with a wife and two kids,” explains the performer — a star in more than 2,000 shows as part of Cirque’s KURIOUS and OVO tours — in a candid interview about parenting under the Big Top as part of Yahoo Parenting’s “What It’s Like” original video series. “Now, every day I’m wondering, ‘Should I go back home and settle?’"
I saw my ex-husband in court last week. It was the first time I had seen him in longer than I could remember; the exact date lost in an 8-inch-thick legal file of court proceedings that is currently lying on my desk. In fact, I could count on one hand the number of times I have seen him since I started that file four years ago.
Who can resist watching a little playful competition between a mom and a dad?
She’s done it again. Madeline Stuart, the world’s most famous model with Down syndrome, made her second appearance on a New York Fashion Week (NYFW) runway.
WEST COVINA, Calif. (AP) — A newborn boy was found in the toilet of a Subway restaurant Monday, and his mother, a homeless woman, was held by police who followed a blood trail, authorities said.
Hayden Godfrey loves grand gestures, and there’s a florist who probably loves Hayden Godfrey. “I passed out 900 carnations, one to every girl at SVHS, and it was totally worth it,” Godfrey wrote in a Facebook post on Thursday. Godfrey’s mom tells CBS that the flower-buying began three years ago, when the then-freshman anonymously sent flowers to dozens of girls that he thought might be left out on Valentine’s Day.
It's not your imagination—more people are having twins these days.
A school in Greater Manchester has sent a letter to parents telling them to stop smoking weed at the school gates.
A stay-at-home dad in search of a buddy is finding that process to be harder than the romance that made him a dad in the first place. Here’s what happened one day to change all that.
It is both mind-boggling and frustrating beyond belief when you have an otherwise good kid who has repeated bouts of being “less than honest.”
There were many things I swore I’d never do as a mom — most of which flew out the window once I had kids. Except I kept this one promise.
“Politically, this is an unambiguous win for Kevin McCarthy and House Republicans, who were expected to get nothing.”
“It reminds voters why they liked Biden in the first place and might be inclined to vote for him in November 2024.”
“In political terms, maybe nobody ‘won’ because the whole thing was just futile, stupid, and dangerous.”
“The second that Joe Biden agreed to negotiate with House Republicans on the debt ceiling, the results were going to be bad.”
“Whether the deal is good or bad is irrelevant. It’s the only deal. The alternative is chaos.”