babies http://nhpr.org en Beethoven To Beyonce: Can Music Really Make Babies Smarter? http://nhpr.org/post/beethoven-beyonce-can-music-really-make-babies-smarter <p>For years, the fact that classical music helps little brains grow and develop has been common knowledge. It appears in books about raising kids, comes from other parents, and spurs sales of CDs with names like “Bach For Babies.” But is it actually solid advice? We spoke with Jayson Greene who wrote the article <a href="http://pitchfork.com/features/overtones/9450-mozart-makes-you-smarter-and-other-dubious-musical-theories/">“Mozart Makes You Smarter…And Other Dubious Musical Theories." </a>He says no, it isn’t.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:14:49 +0000 Molly Donahue 52302 at http://nhpr.org Beethoven To Beyonce: Can Music Really Make Babies Smarter? Some New Parents Put Off Choosing Pediatricians http://nhpr.org/post/some-new-parents-put-choosing-pediatricians <p>Bringing a child into a world means making a lot of decisions – getting the baby’s room ready, taking childbirth classes, and, of course, picking a name.</p><p>With so much going on, one very important decision often falls off the radar: finding the right pediatrician.</p><p>Reporter <strong>Michael Brindley </strong>and his wife have been busy making all these decisions, with the birth of their daughter last month.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 22:36:20 +0000 Brady Carlson & Michael Brindley 42933 at http://nhpr.org Some New Parents Put Off Choosing Pediatricians An Update On Breastfeeding http://nhpr.org/post/update-breastfeeding <p>The practice has increased, but women who want to breastfeed still face barriers at work as well as out and about in public. We&rsquo;ll talk about some of the research on this subject, as well as questions about where and how moms can do this and how much accommodation the workplace should have to make.&nbsp;</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 35631 at http://nhpr.org An Update On Breastfeeding Dispute Raises Questions About How Employers Accommodate Breastfeeding Moms http://nhpr.org/post/dispute-raises-questions-about-how-employers-accommodate-breastfeeding-moms <p><a href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/2013/08/18/new-hampshire-woman-fired-after-fight-with-employers-over-breast-feeding/HpoMceGCBxojIyK2nrFRNJ/story.html" target="_blank">A story in the Boston Globe this week</a> highlighted the difficulties employees and workplaces sometimes face when it comes to policies around breastfeeding.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 20:40:20 +0000 Brady Carlson 33733 at http://nhpr.org Frozen Grandbabies http://nhpr.org/post/frozen-grandbabies <p>The growing trend in parents wanting to be grandparents funding the freezing of their future grandchildren.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 13:57:38 +0000 Virginia Prescott 5799 at http://nhpr.org Frozen Grandbabies Swag for the Under-1 Set http://nhpr.org/post/swag-under-1-set <p>Our favorite auto reviewer turns her critical gaze toward the latest and greatest in baby gear.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 16:35:55 +0000 Virginia Prescott 5730 at http://nhpr.org Swag for the Under-1 Set Are there REALLY baby geniuses? http://nhpr.org/post/are-there-really-baby-geniuses <p>New research points to the possibility of identifying prodigies in infancy.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:18:40 +0000 Virginia Prescott 3480 at http://nhpr.org Are there REALLY baby geniuses?