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Study: Pair of daughters makes for harmonious family life

Dads who only have daughters may be bitter about being the only man in the house, but a new study suggests that they should be happy with the arrangement. Research conducted by Bounty.com indicates that couples that have two daughters are more likely to have a calmer life than those with other sibling combinations.The UK-based website came to the c ...read more

Study: Breast feeding may be crucial to brain development

There has long been speculation as to why human brains were among the biggest in the animal kingdom, but a new study is attempting to put the to rest. Researchers believe that duration of breastfeeding after birth has a correlation to brain development in certain species - including in people.The research team was led by Robert Barton from Durham U ...read more

Top 5 ways to be supportive during labor

The weeks and months leading up to the birth of a child are certainly stressful for moms, but the time can be difficult for fathers-to-be as well. Some dads may be clueless as to how best support their wives during labor, but according to the parenting magazine Babble, there are a number of ways that men can get ready for the big day.1. Read a birt ...read more

Will you record your baby’s birth? Ruling on cameras in delivery room causes controversy

For many moms and dads, the video of the births of their children can be one of their most cherished possessions. However, a hospital in Hagerstown, Maryland, has some parents-to-be fuming over a policy that prohibits them from carrying any type of camera into the delivery room. The policy, enacted by Meritus Medical Center, angered Laurie Shifler ...read more

How to Choose Natural Baby Products (Video)

Shopping for pregnant mom or baby products can be a difficult task. DadLabs finds out what types of natural products parents should look for.

Is the flu shot responsible for febrile seizure in children?

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a possible health hazard posed by a popular flu vaccine after the organization received reports of 42 cases of febrile seizures. The investigation is hoping to determine whether the injection was to blame or if there were other factors involved, Reuters reports.The cases have been reported since Dec ...read more

Texas billboard cuts to the chase on circumcision

While many billboards on the side of the road often go unnoticed, there is one in Galveston, Texas, that is generating quite a bit of buzz. Nestled between advertisements for local businesses, the billboard warns against the negative effects of circumcision, and addresses an issue that many dads across the U.S. feel very strongly about, The Galvest ...read more

Meeting sperm donor dad won’t hurt children

I'm a little leery about statements like this based on a "majority of donors'" responses from a study involving only 78 teens. I would wish these kids well though. Searching through who you are in adolescence, or even middle age, isn't easy even if you know all the scraps of data from your past. (Reuters Life!) - The 2010 drama "The Kids Are All ...read more

World’s Newest OLDEST dad is 94 (video)

All it takes, apparently, for this level of fertility, not to mention longevity, is a daily diet of three litres of milk, half a kilo of almonds and half a kilo ghee (clarified butter). Ramajit Raghav and his wife Shakuntala, 59, gave birth to their son Karamjit in November 2010. The proud father, who was a wrestler in his youth, puts his virili ...read more

Baby born to two dads and no mom!

Okay...it was mouse, using stem cell technology, but the headline would be no less striking with the addition of "mouse dads." This is literally A Brave New World. Using stem cell technology, Texas researchers have created mice who have two genetic fathers – an advance that could give same-sex couples their own genetic children one day. Rat ...read more

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