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Posts tagged babies

April 8, 2008

 

Pack of rhesus monkeys with babies

Baby Talk in Monkeys and Humans

The tones mothers use to address babies are more universal than previously thought. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 8, 2007

 

Baby with blue birthmark

Backside Blues

Parents of East Asian, East African, and Native American descent are not surprised when their babies are born with a blueish-color birthmark on their backside.

February 23, 2007

 

identical twin baby girls

Monoamniotic Twins

Did you know that there are other kinds of twins besides fraternal and identical?

October 5, 2006

 

"stuffed animal" teeth

C-sections and Cavities

For mothers with dental cavities, a C-section birth might not be so easy on the baby's future teeth.

July 11, 2006

 

baby_reading

Babies Choose the Words They Learn

Did you know a 10-month old baby is able to learn words?

November 23, 2005

 

Colic

Babies cry. In fact, babies cry more in their first three months of life than at any other time. How much crying is normal? What amount is too much? By too much, I don’t mean too much for your ears to take, but excessive to the point of being symptomatic of something serious? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

August 25, 2005

 

A set of phonics cards spelling the word crib

Slicing Up Language

As if being born weren't hard enough, infants are hit with a particularly difficult problem - the need to learn language.

January 13, 2005

 

What Came First, Language or Perception?

Have you ever wondered what came first? Language or perception? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 6, 2005

 

Premature Sleep Apnea

Could caffeine save someones life? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 6, 2005

 

Do Other Creatures Besides Humans Cry?

How do animals express their emotions? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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