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Financial and social costs of raising a newborn baby dissected

The financial and social costs of raising a newborn baby in the U.S. are considerable. But how much does it actually cost? Finance site LendEDU has released a survey of 1,000 recent parents, which reveals the likely costs that will be incurred.

Experts claim new flooring or carpet can harm unborn children

According to German researchers, the volatile chemicals released from new flooring and carpet can damage the health of unborn children if their mothers are exposed to them.

Early care-giving may have influence into adulthood

How you were treated as a child by your parents can have a long-lasting impression on one's academic performance and social life and may last into adulthood, according to a new study.

Op-Ed: We need clear, objective laws on when kids can be left unattended

When is it okay to leave your child unattended, either at home or in a public place like a park? A controversial arrest in South Carolina has raised issues of race, class, parenting, and child development.

'You Oughta Know....' better

Alanis Morissette and her husband Mario Treadway are making headlines with current accusations of mistreatment of their former nanny.

Parents beware: Summertime spike in kids' chemical injuries

Columbus - Summer is just around the corner — at least that's what the weathermen keep saying — and with summer comes a whole range of additional hazards faced by children — specifically, chemical injuries, says a new study.

Funeral held for starved Edmonton girl

Edmonton - A toddler only known as 'baby M' was laid to rest over the weekend, after allegedly being beaten and starved by her parents. The funeral, held on Saturday, is said to have drawn hundreds of people to a local mosque.

Latest suggestions for Toronto include axing city-run childcare

Toronto - Will 2011 be remembered as the year it became too expensive to live and work in Toronto? The latest list of proposals for city budget cuts include reducing slots for child care and amalgamating the city's fire and EMS services.

Why Would Octomom Turn Down 24-Hour Childcare?

The sad Nadya Suleman saga continues. Now, it appears that the Octomom is waiting for someone to offer her her own reality TV show, with the babies. She's turning down all offers that don't.

Four In Five Students Are Dropping Out Of Childcare Courses In Oz

It is a wonder if colleges will bother to take on students in the future in Australia, when four out of five drop out before the end of the course

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