Lina Medina, from Lima, Peru, is the world's youngest mother, according to an article from "The Telegraph." Medina gave birth by Caesarean section when she was 5 years, 7 months and 21 days old in May 1939. The identity ... More » Family Parenting

According to a report on Parent Dish in 2013, the youngest father on record was allegedly an 11-year-old native of Auckland, New Zealand. He became a father after conceiving a child with the 36-year-old mother of a schoo... More »

As of 2015, the newest country in the world is South Sudan. This country officially declared its independence from Sudan on July 9, 2011, after a decades-long civil war. More »

Youngest child syndrome is a name for common traits shared by the youngest children in families due to their birth order. Many of these are negative traits, such as being demanding, bratty and spoiled. More »

In Asian dating scams, women from Asian countries trick men into sending money to them in exchange for a relationship, according to an Asian Pacific Post article. Typically, a scammer proclaims her love within a short em... More » Family Parenting

WebMD and the National Library of Medicine feature separate articles titled “Obesity in Children," and Medical News Today posts an article titled “Childhood Obesity: Is it Being Taken Seriously?” The Obesity Action Coali... More » Family Parenting

Parenthood is the state of being a parent, or one who is either a father or mother. A parent is responsible for the well being, education and care for a child while the child is a minor, or under the age of 18. More »