We know an infant in Dallas County died in what is expected to be the worst whooping cough outbreak in more than 50 years. So far this year, there have been more than 1,100 reported cases in North Texas, with nearly half of them in Tarrant County.
“I have two babies… two separate babies!” exclaimed mother Jenni Ezell—with both joy and tears filling her eyes. The emphasis, appropriately enough, is on ‘separate’.
There is a major shift happening inside North Texas hospitals. Some medical facilities are closing their nurseries and pacifiers are disappearing from the maternity wards.
At the moment, the only sounds coming from 4-month-old Mason Shepherd are the typical gurgles of a contented baby. But, earlier this summer a horrible cough had his parents worried and thinking the worst.
Smartphones don’t make smart babies, an advocacy group declared Wednesday in a complaint to the government about mobile apps that claim to help babies learn.
The March of Dimes is collecting parenting supplies to help out expecting moms and their babies. It’s all part of the Cowtown Cradles Community Baby Shower in Fort Worth.
Twin toddlers giggle with glee as they play with rubber bands attached to a cabinet door. Click here to check out the adorable video that’s getting a lot of online attention.
The perfect Mother’s Day gift at the Dallas County District Attorney’s office meets a basic need: a lactation room for nursing moms.
Bonding with premature babies is getting a little easier at one North Texas hospital.
The nation just suffered its worst year for whooping cough in nearly six decades, according to preliminary government figures.
A North Texas mother now counts herself among the Guinness World Record holders. But the category Alicia Richman excelled in is one most folks probably aren’t familiar with.
Babies don’t learn to talk just from hearing sounds. New research suggests they’re lip-readers too. It happens during the stage when a baby’s babbling gradually changes from gibberish to syllables.