Parents Daily News Roundup
Home Births in U.S. Rise to Highest Level on Record, Study Shows
Home births rose 29 percent from 2004 to 2009, to almost three quarters of a percent of all U.S. live deliveries, the highest level since 1989, according to health authorities.
Obama Wades Into Issue of Raising Dropout Age
President Obama’s call for every state to require students to stay in school until they turn 18 is Washington’s first direct involvement in an issue that many states have found tough to address.
Kids’ Health Predicts Parents’ Future Heart Disease
Parents of children suffering from high cholesterol or blood pressure have been found to have a higher incidence of heart disease and diabetes later on, a U.S. study said.
Baby Born Deformed After Misdiagnosed Ectopic Pregnancy
Thinking Seraphine was an ectopic pregnancy, doctors gave her mom methotrexate to abort.
How the Recession Has Affected Your Kids in an Unexpected Way
Kids live out their parents’ financial stresses, according to a new study. That is, your money problems today could hurt them tomorrow.
Dad Raps About Wife’s Labor Contractions: Can Humor Ease the Pain of Delivery?
Rap improv during labor? Maybe this dad knows that laughter can help relieve stress and ease pain.