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Dolphin-Assisted Births Seem Like Questionable Life Choices

Dolphins are magical, highly-intelligent creatures that play with surfers, save drunk people from riptides, and jump over the rings of Lisa Frank’s neon-splattered Saturn. They’re cosmic beings, dolphins are, in direct communication with the undying essence of the universe, privy to the semi-divine thalassic secrets… »5/27/13 12:30pm5/27/13 12:30pm

Research Suggests That Pacifiers Help Turn Baby Boys Into Emotionless Robocops Later in Life

A new study so hot and fresh out of the University of Wisconsin-Madison that Bucky Badger singed his adorable little paws on when he took it out of the lab suggests that pacifiers stunt the emotional development of baby boys by robbing them of the opportunity to mimic adults by refining their Jim Carrey rubber faces.… »9/18/12 11:55pm9/18/12 11:55pm

Fathers’ Career Choices May Lead to Birth Defects in Their Hypothetical Children

Men who huff paint or gas all day while on the job should probably be extra cautious about what they're exposing their precious sperm to, especially in the three months leading up to any potential baby-making ritual. A new study has found that fathers who work in certain sperm-jeopardizing fields have a higher risk of… »7/19/12 12:30pm7/19/12 12:30pm

Breastfeeding Military Advocate Fired for 'Promoting' Her Cause

A few weeks ago, a photo of two Air Force women breastfeeding in uniform caused controversy when some argued that naturally feeding your baby while clad in camouflage is disrespectful to the military. (Women aren't allowed to breastfeed while in uniform, because breasts are weapons of mass destruction for reasons… »6/15/12 12:40pm6/15/12 12:40pm

We're Seriously Debating Whether It's Okay for Military Moms to Breastfeed While in Uniform?

Hey, here's a really stupid controversy that shouldn't be a thing: photos of two women serving in the Air Force breast feeding their babies while in uniform have gone viral — not because the photographs captured a beautiful moment when femininity and physical strength intersect, or because one of the women is a famous… »5/31/12 11:30am5/31/12 11:30am

Poverty Drives The Tragic Infant Death Rate In Tennessee

The U.S. has the highest infant mortality rate of the world's 23 richest nations, and within the country, black babies die at three times the rate of white babies. On Friday, the 20/20 »8/25/08 2:40pm8/25/08 2:40pm report "Babyland" focused on Memphis, the city with the highest infant death rate. Dr. Sheldon Korones, seen in the clip above, was…