TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 -- When a newborn comes home, parents know sleep goes out the window. But new research shows that sleep loss could plague Mom and Dad for up to six years.
"What is new in the current study is that we compare sleep before pregnancy with sleep up to six years after birth," study author Sakari Lemola explained. "We were surprised to see that sleep duration and sleep satisfaction were still decreased six years after birth."
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 23, 2019 -- Mothers not only take on the lion's share of physical chores, they also shoulder most of the "invisible labor" involved in making sure the household is humming along, new research suggests.
Going beyond cooking and laundry, this means the mental strain of making sure there's enough food for bag lunches, teacher meetings are on the calendar, and that science project gets done by tomorrow.
SUNDAY, Jan. 27, 2019 -- American parents aren't sure whether their teen and young adult children should be prescribed opioid painkillers, and many don't know there are other ways to get pain relief, a new survey finds.
The poll included more than 1,000 parents of children aged 13 to 24, one-third of whom had been prescribed opioid painkillers.