Latest Mother Stories

2009-07-08 23:06:21

In the wake of Michael Jackson's death, speculation is percolating again about his youngest son's birth, Inside Edition reported Wednesday. The birth certificate of Prince Michael Jackson II, called Blanket, lists Michael Joseph Jackson as the father, but does not list a mother.

2009-07-04 12:34:33

Canadian actress Cobie Smulders, co-star of the U.S.

2009-06-22 14:35:25

When a dad changes diapers and makes pediatrician's appointments, he's more likely to stay interested and involved when his child makes the transition to school, said a new University of Illinois study that explores the role of parent involvement on student achievement.

2009-06-02 15:39:30

In order for new mothers to give their infant the best care, they should maintain a healthy regimen of sleep, diet and exercise.

2009-05-18 09:31:45

Many women now have the option of having a genetic test to determine their cancer risk. Now, a new study shows mothers who share their test results with their children are more satisfied with their decision that those who don't.

2009-05-17 08:46:50

A pregnant British woman who turns 67 in July is too old to be a good mother, a pioneer in the fertilization techniques of older women said. Elizabeth Munro will become Britain's oldest mother when she gives birth next month to a baby enabled by fertilization specialists in Ukraine, The Sunday Times of London reported. Severino Antinori, a researcher who pioneered in vitro fertilization techniques in older women, called Munro's decision risky because she might not survive to raise her child....

2009-05-11 08:34:18

As the childhood obesity epidemic in the United States continues, researchers are examining whether early parent and child behaviors contribute to the problem.

2009-05-08 15:20:00

Washington, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Mother's Day, May 10th, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will mark 20 years of work to research, prevent and treat the major causes of maternal death and disability in high burden countries.

2009-05-08 15:16:00

NEW YORK, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Sunday, individuals all over the nation will be celebrating a very special holiday to honor the women who gave them life: their mothers.

2009-05-05 16:56:19

The same genes that prolong lifespan prolong female fertility -- resulting in older mothers living longer, U.S. researchers say.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.