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Fatter women’s ‘embryos less healthy’
November 19 2014 at 11:46

Women who are fat when they conceive are more likely to have unhealthy embryos, researchers say.

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It pays to spare the rod
November 19 2014 at 11:45

Mpiletso Motumi explores the question of corporal punishment...

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Why can’t a princess be disabled?
November 18 2014 at 13:34

Keston Ott-Dahl wants the world to know that her Down syndrome daughter also needs role models.

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‘Moms give daughters edge at work’
November 18 2014 at 11:44

Women are more emotionally intelligent than men because of the way their mothers spoke to them, according to a study.

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Why a dog is not just a guard
November 18 2014 at 11:44

If you want security, get yourself an electric fence rather than a dog, says an animal behaviourist.

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Can parents boost children's IQ?
November 17 2014 at 13:19

Charles Murray looks at research that indicates that parents have no real effect on their children's IQ.

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Jamie Oliver and the chilli punishment
November 17 2014 at 12:08

TV chef Jamie Oliver says he gives his children hot peppers if they misbehave.

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Preemies are small, but need big place to survive
November 17 2014 at 11:55

On World Prematurity Day, Groote Schuur's NICU is in a massive appeal for funding.

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‘Energy drinks can poison children’
November 17 2014 at 11:55

Exposure to energy drinks is a problem for young kids, new research indicates.

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Quest to free Facebook from numbers
November 14 2014 at 13:20

Caitlin Dewey finds out how quantification drives our social media addictions...

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Why you can’t fix things for your child
November 14 2014 at 13:13

Michelle Icard says trying to change the people who hurt your child is a waste of time...

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The rules that help obese children
November 14 2014 at 11:19

Danish doctors claim to have cured childhood obesity by getting children to follow a set of basic rules.

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How snoring can ruin your day
November 14 2014 at 11:18

Dr Darren Green has some advice for a man whose snoring is affecting his life...

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The torture of homework
November 13 2014 at 13:32

Lorraine Candy's children are at a school where they have 'Open Homework'. Don't ask what that is...

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‘Runny eggs safe for moms-to-be’
November 13 2014 at 11:47

Soft-boiled eggs are back on the menu for pregnant women, according to experts.

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The doll that will drive you mad
November 13 2014 at 11:47

There is a toy that can actually hold a conversation - and it's much more than just 'hello' and 'how are you?' [VIDEO]

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Proud parents of three precious gifts
November 12 2014 at 13:21

Goodwill and Nkhwangwe Kekana always wanted children. So they adopted three...

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Springsteen turns song into children’s book
November 12 2014 at 11:37

With his not-quite-for-children children's book, Bruce Springsteen has surprised even himself. [VIDEO]

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Baby no 3 not such a joy - study
November 12 2014 at 11:36

While their first two children increase parents' happiness, the third does not, a report on thousands of families shows.

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Top medics welcome child-seat law
November 12 2014 at 07:37

Head of Red Cross Children's Hospital trauma unit says new regulations could save thousands of young lives.

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