The effect of a first-born can be comparable to that of a divorce or the death of a partner, writes Colin Fernandez.
When a child is throwing a tantrum, reasoning with them may be the last thing on your mind.
An expert looks at the storm in a teacup over a picture of David Beckham's daughter Harper using a dummy.
The internet age has made it easier than ever for lactating mothers to help strangers.
How you speak to your baby now will influence their social skills later on in life, say researchers.
Becoming a parent means it's so tempting to take something off the table - most of the time it’s sex.
Born at 28 weeks, premature Patrick McLeod was nourished to health with the help of donor milk.
Women need to be supported to breastfeed when they return to work, says the Association for Dietetics in SA.
Scientists have known for some time that premature infants are at risk of difficulties in their relationships and careers when they grow up.
British scientists have made a major breakthrough that could one day help stop schizophrenia in its tracks.
Toddlers who watch too much TV are more likely to go on to be bullied at school, researchers say.
Supporting moms who breastfeed is crucial to their dignity and would help to improve infant survival rates, says Ena du Plessis.
Bringing hi-tech baby gadgets into the home may increase anxiety rather than quell it, writes Laura June.
Flexibility can make fine dining possible with toddlers. Fried cheese helps, too, write Nevin Martell and Jessica Strelitz.
According to researchers, children as young as three show concern for the welfare of others.