In a recent study from the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute, findings may indicate that the popular Baby Einstein video series may actually slightly stunt a child’s learning when compared to other toddlers who don’t watch the videos.
The study suggested that, “every hour per day spent watching baby DVDs and videos, […]
Add a New Category to that Birth Announcement!
We all know what a birth announcement looks like: It usually contains a cute picture of the baby, the baby’s name, parents’ and siblings’ names, weight, length, time and date of birth.
Well, that’s the old way.
You can now add the baby’s website address to the list. That’s right – […]
When you found out you or your significant other was pregnant, did you want to know the baby’s gender or did you prefer to wait until birth to find out?
According to a recent Gallup poll, the American public divided on this question. Over 60% of those 18- to 34-years-old said they would like to know their baby’s gender. […]
Education..it’s expensive. Even so, it’s never too soon to think of your child’s education.
By the time your little bundle of joy celebrates birthday number one, you should already have an educational fund started. A good education carries a hefty price tag. According to the Child Care Information Exchange, the cost of a good preschool program can range […]
We all know that it takes plenty of love and nurturing to help babies grow into well-rounded adults. And we also know that it takes money – and lots of it.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that it costs $500,000 to raise a child to the age of 17. If you’re a new parent, that number […]
Ever wonder what the most popular boys’ names were last year or 20 years ago for that matter?
You can check out the Social Security Administration’s website and see for yourself. You can search by state, year, name or gender.
The most current list is for last year, 2006. We told you the most popular girls’ names […]
Some research shows that men are better than women at changing babies. Women take, on average, 2 minutes and 5 seconds to change their babies, while men clock in at just 1 minute and 36 seconds. Experts say this speed is due to men’s desire to “get it over with” as quickly as possible.
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Did you know that….
The majority of births take place in the late summer and early fall (July, August and September).
In 1961, over 4.2 million babies were born in the United States (highest year recorded yet).
(Also, the birthrate in the U.S. has been declining steadily each year.)
The life expectancy in the United States (in 2004) was 77.9 […]