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Formula Concerns Continue
Baby formula is not as hard to find as it was last summer, but it's still difficult in some parts of the United States.
Preventing Pregnancy-Related Deaths
The vast majority of pregnancy-related deaths are preventable, according to new data.
CDC Warns About Serious Virus in Infants
Health officials are warning about a virus that can be fatal to infants.
COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Young Kids
Health officials have finally approved COVID-19 vaccines for use in young children.
FDA Says No to Homemade Infant Formula
If you're the parent of an infant, you already know: There's a formula shortage. And health officials are advising against making your own.
Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening May Come with Risks
Non-invasive prenatal screening (NIPS) tests may come with some risks.
FDA Delays Decision on COVID Vaccine for Young Kids
Health officials have delayed their decision on whether young children should get the COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID Vaccine for Young Kids May Be Coming Soon
Children younger than 5 years old may be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine soon.
Sleep and Gestational Diabetes: A Possible Link
How you breathe while sleeping during early pregnancy may affect your risk for gestational diabetes.
How to Prevent Birth Defects
Each January, the United States observes National Birth Defects Prevention Month.