Advertisement
logoSections
18 Mar '16, 4:00pm
Jamie’s latest crusade? Breastfeeding
Jamie’s latest crusade? Breastfeeding

Jamie Oliver's wife Jools reveals she's expecting their fifth child, as he announces he's launching a campaign to promote breastfeeding.

16 Mar '16, 09:06am
Moms, breastfeeding isn’t always best
Moms, breastfeeding isn’t always best

Breastfeeding isn't the most important factor in a newborns life but the mother's 'state of mind' is, say three doctors.

07 Mar '16, 07:40am
A guide to birth abnormalities
A guide to birth abnormalities

Congenital abnormalities/anomalies/birth defects are present at birth and are a result of genetic or non-genetic influences.

04 Mar '16, 10:26am
Can a baby get looks from mom's ex?
Can a baby get looks from mom's ex?

Babies get their looks from their mother and father - but it may be more complicated than that, scientists say.

03 Mar '16, 06:37am
What’s in a baby name? A lot, apparently
What’s in a baby name? A lot, apparently

In an era of normcore, a baby name is the new way to project your identity through your progeny.

01 Mar '16, 08:53am
Meet SA's leap year babies
Meet SA's leap year babies

Leap year comes round every four years - and for new new parents around the country, Monday was a special day.

26 Feb '16, 10:39am
Why goats used to breastfeed humans
Why goats used to breastfeed humans

Karin Brulliard looks at the history of animal-human breastfeeding and finds that it has always gone both ways.

26 Feb '16, 08:21am
Zuckerberg, the professional nappy-changer
Zuckerberg, the professional nappy-changer

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, whose first child was born in November, has boasted that he can change a nappy in 20 seconds.

11 Feb '16, 08:07am
Giving ‘micro-prem’ babies a fighting chance
Giving ‘micro-prem’ babies a fighting chance

When four-year-old Joshua Rohner was born, there was great concern he might not survive the ordeal of being born at 24 weeks.

05 Feb '16, 07:21am
Why new moms should switch off their phones
Why new moms should switch off their phones

New mothers who are constantly distracted by their phones may be damaging their child's mental health, warn scientists.

04 Feb '16, 07:40am
What it's like to live with microcephaly
What it's like to live with microcephaly

Ana Carolina Caceres has lived with microcephaly, the often-devastating birth defect linked to the Zika virus, for 24 years.

01 Feb '16, 09:09am
Breast milk makes world healthier - study
Breast milk makes world healthier - study

Breastfeeding can prevent the deaths of more than 800 000 children and mothers, says the new Lancet Series on breastfeeding.

12 Jan '16, 06:45am
Zuckerberg wades into vaccine debate
Zuckerberg wades into vaccine debate

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg joins riotous social media debate after posting pics of his baby getting immunisation shots.

10 Jan '16, 07:00am
Back to work... with baby in tow
Back to work... with baby in tow

Carrie Visintainer thought she was lucky when her boss said she could bring her baby to work with her.

06 Jan '16, 4:00pm
Touchscreens are child's play for toddlers
Touchscreens are child's play for toddlers

Instead of being unhealthy for a child, time spent on touchscreen devices could actually benefit their development.