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Single-child families a rising trend in UK
January 5 2015 at 14:06

Experts say this will continue into the next decade – with negative consequences for kids’ mental health.

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Smartphones, tablets rob kids of sleep
January 5 2015 at 12:48

New study shows that using electronic devices before bedtime impacts on slumber.

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How to wean yourself offline
January 2 2015 at 12:35

Drop all other New Year resolutions and follow this foolproof guide to ridding yourself of digital compulsions.

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Parents, be alert when kids swim
December 31 2014 at 10:24

Teaching children to swim and learning how to resuscitate a child can save lives.

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Womb surgery saves triplets
December 30 2014 at 10:58

Thanks to the skill of surgeons who performed the operation, all three survived and were born tiny but healthy.

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New arm is greatest gift of all
December 29 2014 at 11:04

Charlie Egan is thought to be the first child in the UK to have an arm created with breakthrough 3D technology.

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The envy of lost youth
December 24 2014 at 12:32

Many people become unhappy when they see their children dating because they can no longer do so themselves, says a study.

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How reading a Kindle in bed ruins sleep
December 24 2014 at 10:10

Scientists discover that the millions who read their bedtime stories on an iPad or a Kindle are keeping themselves awake.

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Stop freaking out about having babies in your 30s
December 23 2014 at 11:39

Lets stop treating childbearing as an impediment to economic productivity, writes Jenna Healey.

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Unhealthy living could shorten SA kids’ lives
December 22 2014 at 10:15

Coming generations would be plagued by chronic but preventable lifestyle diseases if action is not taken soon, says local expert.

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‘I hate my daughter’s lazy boyfriend’
December 22 2014 at 08:01

Every instinct in your body cries out to protect your offspring. What should you do? Rowen Pelling has some advice.

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Pregnant women urged to give hospital a miss
December 19 2014 at 10:46

Experts have reversed the advice they have been giving for years that hospital is the best place for women to give birth.

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Get slang savvy to protect your child
December 18 2014 at 13:28

If you thought you had teenage internet-speak cracked by getting to grips, think again.

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Why cartoons are more violent than films
December 18 2014 at 10:46

Children's cartoons depict death more often than films for adults, according to research.

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Why men don’t stray during pregnancy
December 17 2014 at 13:22

A dip in hormones could be nature's way of stopping men straying during their partner's pregnancy.

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Walkies? Your dog needs to play too
December 17 2014 at 09:59

A study of 4 000 dog owners has found a clear link between limited playtime and behaviour problems.

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Pageants put pressure on girls - activist
December 17 2014 at 07:05

Do we really want young girls to aspire to be Miss World given the high levels of eating disorders, asks an activist.

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Just 70 spoonsful of sugar?
December 15 2014 at 13:15

How your child may be eating up to 70 teaspoons of sugar a day. Richard Price puts it to the test in an experiment.

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Gallery: Dressing kids for Christmas
December 15 2014 at 11:02

Omeshnie Naidoo takes a look at local designers and what they have in store for kiddies' festive clothing.

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Mother sacrifices self for unborn son
December 12 2014 at 17:37

A Chinese woman who died of cancer after refusing chemo to save her unborn son has sparked an intense online debate.

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