A baby’s first poop can help predict risk of developing allergies
It may seem like an unusual place to go looking for answers, but the contents of a baby’s first diaper can reveal a lot about a newborn’s future health.
Apr 29, 2021
Babies can learn link between language and ethnicity, study suggests
Eleven-month-old infants can learn to associate the language they hear with ethnicity, recent research from the University of British Columbia suggests.
Jun 25, 2019
Baby’s best friend? UBC researchers seek families for study on dogs and infants
Does having a pet dog in the home contribute to a baby’s healthy development?
Nov 6, 2018
Ga-ga, goo-goo, why a baby likes you
By the age of one, infants already prefer speakers of their native tongue, but do not necessarily view speakers of an unfamiliar language negatively, according to new UBC research.
Jul 13, 2017
Friend or foe: Babies choose sides early
Babies have a dark side under their cute exteriors, according to UBC study that finds infants as young as nine months embrace those who pick on individuals who are different from them.
Mar 12, 2013
Maternal depression affects language development in babies
Maternal depression and a common class of antidepressants can alter a crucial period of language development in babies, according to a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia, Harvard University and the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) at BC Children’s Hospital.
Oct 8, 2012