Diagnosing the tiniest victims of the opioid epidemic

September 14, 2018
Research is underway to identify infants at risk of neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome shortly after birth

Fetus development timeline

January 31, 2017
What you should know ...

Teething tips and tricks

November 11, 2016
Getting your child off to a good start with their new teeth

How recorded lullabies affect premature infants

August 8, 2016
Texas A&M researcher studies the beneficial effects of music

Saving the tiniest lives: Neonatology then and now

January 14, 2016

Care of premature infants has improved substantially over the years. Neonatologists—physicians who specialize in the care of newborns—routinely save babies born at only a little over a pound. In fact, neonatologists are fairly confident they can save babies born at 28 weeks gestational age, and by 30 weeks the odds are excellent.

Raising a healthy eater for life: Baby food

November 5, 2015

Nutritionist and health educator, David Leal, answers some of the most commonly asked questions about baby food to help you raise a healthy eater for life.

Breast milk or formula: What’s best for baby?

July 27, 2015

Parenting is no walk in the park, it’s filled with daily decisions – some large, some small - many of which can affect the well being of your child for years to come. One of the most important decisions new moms must make is what they will feed their new bundle of joy: breast milk or formula?

Baby blues or something more?

May 25, 2015

Ever heard of baby blues? It’s not the color you’re painting the nursery. More than 70 percent of women show symptoms of unexplained tearfulness, feelings of being let down, and a decreased appetite after delivering a baby.

New research “library” may show patterns in congenital heart defects

February 10, 2014

A tool developed by researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine will aid future research on congenital heart defects, a disease that affects 40,000 newborns each year in the U.S. alone.