The moment the sonographer indicates there might be a problem with your baby is heart stopping for any parent.
More than 20 South African boys have died in the past week, and police are saying botched circumcisions are the likely cause.
All Heather Ward remembers of the miracle disappearance of a large strawberry birthmark on her nose is the "red medicine" she took for more than a year.
A new study shows that limited early formula supplementation might actually help some mums breast-feed longer.
Toddlers are less likely to have asthma and itchy rashes if their parents 'cleaned' their dummies by sucking on them.
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A screener who was faking hearing test results for babies was exposed by the speed of her work.
Disability rates may be rising as more premature babies are saved, but go on to have limitations in social and practical skills, research says.
Tracy Ayto still remembers the fear when her son was coughing so severely he was vomiting.
Children who were colicky as infants are more likely to suffer from migraines as they get older, a new study hints.
Singing to premature babies may help slow their heart rate and improve sleep and eating patterns, a new study suggests.
Jacob Flanagan was 17 months old when he had a stroke, but has made a remarkable recovery.
Sleep-deprived, stressed parents are turning to medication as grizzly, screaming infants keep them awake for hours with severe bouts of reflux.
Parker Moodie is lucky to be alive after a grapefruit-sized tumour was removed in an extremely risky surgery just days after his birth.
The remarkable case of a baby being cured of HIV infection has raised new hopes for eradicating the infection.
Parents are feeding their babies with bottles that have faulty volume markings, putting them at risk.
The number of babies dying in New Zealand hit a record low last year.
Men circumcised either as children or adults report less intense sexual pleasure and orgasm than their uncircumcised counterparts, according to a new study from Belgium.
Eldest children at greater risk of diabetes and high blood pressure, new study finds.
Baby acne, sometimes referred to as milk rash or newborn acne, is common in infants, and really nothing to worry about.
A review of the existing evidence finds it to be inconclusive about whether omega-3 fatty acids taken by mothers during pregnancy boost their kids' brain development early in life.
A whooping cough epidemic that killed a Christchurch newborn last year is still putting a strain on the nation's health system.
Problems with newborn hearing tests go back as far as 2010, an investigation has found.
Parents watch their son almost die after they turned their backs on vaccination.
An outbreak of whooping cough that struck nearly 6000 people last year - including two children who died - shows no signs of abating.
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