Topics :: children

Mary Lambert Performs at R Baby Fundraiser at Hammerstein

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 21, 2014
On July 23 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, Mary Lambert and others will perform to raise funds at R Baby Foundation's Rockin' to Save Babies Lives benefit concert.

Aussie Study Suggest Kids of Same-Sex Parents Healthier, Happier

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Jul 5, 2014
Children of same-sex parents enjoy better levels of health and wellbeing than others, a new Australian research suggests.

Intimate Partner Abuse Linked to Mental Problems in New Mothers

By EDGE | Saturday Jun 21, 2014
A recent study shows that domestic abuse is closely linked to postpartum mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), in mothers.

Attorney Elizabeth Hoffman on The Evolving Definition of Family

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 15, 2014
Elizabeth Hoffman, a Seattle attorney at family law firm McKinley Irvin shares her extensive experience working with families to sort out a variety of complex custody issues.

Court Extends Stay on New Arizona Abortion Rules

By Astrid Galvan and Bob Christie | Friday Apr 11, 2014
A federal appeals court panel issued an injunction blocking new Arizona abortion restrictions that are considered the most stringent in the nation, saying women likely would suffer irreparable harm if they’re allowed to take effect.

Texas Montessori School Rejects Toddler with Two Moms

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Mar 28, 2014
A Tarrant County, Texas, Montessori school turned away a toddler this week because he has two moms.

Sodexo Food Service Company Pledges Better Meals

By Darlene Superville | Saturday Mar 15, 2014
One of the nation’s largest food service companies, Sodexo, is making a series of changes in support of Michelle Obama’s anti-childhood obesity initiative.

Cuddlers Sooth Babies Too Sick, Tiny to Go Home

By Lindsey Tanner | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
The neonatal intensive care unit at the University of Chicago’s Comer Children’s Hospital is keeping babies healthy by having people hold them.

Four Women With New Wombs Are Trying to Get Pregnant

By Maria Cheng | Wednesday Mar 5, 2014
A Swedish doctor says four women who received transplanted wombs have had embryos transferred into them in an attempt to get pregnant.

California Senator Seeks Review of Paralysis Cases

By Kevin Freking | Friday Feb 28, 2014
Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.