What could be controversial about First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to improve infant health by promoting breastfeeding? For Rep. Michele Bachmann, everything.
Anti-choicers rely on two truisms–everyone loves babies but not everyone loves women–to erase public understanding of the intimate connection between reproductive freedom for women and the well-being of wanted children.
Could pre-chewed baby food be a vector for HIV transmission? A report in Pediatrics suggests that it may — but when thinking about this phenomenon, we need to avoid the knee-jerk "Ewwww" reaction that a ScienceNews reporter had.