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Vicki and Yasser Martini have launched a global appeal to find a stem cell donor to save their daughter.
Even toddler tantrums have a positive side for Addison Blundell's parents.
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Parents can feel more confident they are giving children the right amount of Pamol, thanks to changes in dosage instructions.
Airport guard who mistook disabled toddler's medical equipment for a bomb apologises.
Doctors made a shocking discovery when they found a dandelion growing inside 16-month-old's ear canal.
For most of his life, Charlie Bailey has been unable to eat, and he has spent a third of his short life in hospital.
Hearing of thousands of young children nationwide remains under threat from undetected problems.
Hawke's Bay 3-year-old Fynn Botherway suffers from such a rare disorder it is yet to be named.
Understanding how your toddlers' taste develops could stop meal times being a daily battle.
Evie Callander lived a short life in which she would never walk, talk, or even eat solid food. But she had super powers.
A toddler from Saudi Arabia has become the youngest person in the world to undergo bariatric surgery, after reaching 33kg at age two.
As a parent it can be incredibly hard to get our kids eating what we know they should eat. So a new study caught my attention.
Dionne Harris' worst days are when she holds her babies down to stick tubes in their throats.
Medical experts say a South Island whooping cough epidemic could have been prevented.
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