Microbes on a mother’s nipple and in her milk are transferred to newborns and help set them up for a lifetime of good health, experts think.
Measles, remains endemic in many parts of the world, as many misinformed communities are refusing to vaccinate their children ...
Babies under a year given anti-reflux drugs are nearly a third more likely to break bones later on, a study has found.
Children given handheld smartphones and tablets as "electronic babysitters" struggle more with language skills, research shows.
An expert has warned that staring at gadgets early in childhood can lead to "screen dependency disorder" which could last a lifetime.
Nothing can prepare parents for a toddler being diagnosed with diabetes, writes Tanya Petersen.
An alert comes after a study showed that mothers who had used hair cosmetics during pregnancy were twice as likely to have ...
When children feel at home they play more – which leads to more fun, and more learning.
Immunization saves millions of lives and is recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions.