Many doctors are failing to give new moms life-saving advice, survey shows

Mothers aren't necessarily getting the advice they need from doctors when it comes to caring for newborns, according to a Pediatrics survey released Monday, funded by the National Institutes of Health released Monday.

A full 20 percent of the 1,000 women surveyed didn't get instructions from doctors regarding breastfeeding and how to position sleeping infants. That figure jumped to 50 percent for sleep location and pacifier use. How to position babies is particularly important information,...

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