NashvilleHealth | child development

By Robert Jimison Infant mortality rates have reached new lows, according to a report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday. From 2005 to 2014, the infant mortality rate in the US dropped 15%, from 6.86 infant deaths per 1,000 live births...

By: Susan Scutti, CNN As politicians debate spending and cuts in President Donald Trump's proposed budget, there have been questions about the effects of nutrition programs for kids. From before birth and through the school years, there are decades-old food programs designed to make sure children won't...

By: Alice Callahan For generations, obstetricians have been quick to cut the umbilical cord of newborns. That’s changing, and most expectant parents should anticipate at least a short delay before the cord is cut. In January, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists became the latest major...



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