Lisa Wilkinson has slammed parents who expose their toddler children to technology.
When I became a parent I learned to fear many things – trucks, motorbikes, sunny streets with no shade, any kind of renovations and especially lawnmowers.
Mothers have always been good at passing on advice, now it seems they are also likely to be the ones responsible for how intelligent their children are.
Babies grow at different rates. They're all wonderful little creatures who do things in their own time.
My 7-month old baby is a holy terror - it seems like I'm always saying "No" to him, but he just ignores me.
Eight-month-old babies know when they need another's person help – and act accordingly, finds new research examining the way infants develop their early communication skills.
At the end of the day, how I feed my babies, and the reason behind it just doesn't matter. What matters is they being fed.
Once upon a time, in an age where breastfeeding was the norm and formula hadn't been invented, women fed each other's babies. Some say the practice could be on the rise again.
A mum of five from the Gold Coast has warned parents to be more mindful of the germs on trolleys after her 10-month-old son contracted salmonella after a shopping trip.
Every mother remembers the very first time their child says 'I love you' back to them.
Gastro-oesophageal reflux is a condition that affects up to half of all babies under three months of age.
Leaving hospital for the first time with your baby is a big moment for all parents, but this father's excitement quickly turned to terror when he accidentally dropped his newborn out of a carrier.
Coldsores may not be harmful to adults, but the herpes virus that causes them can be very serious for babies, and in some cases it's fatal.
Australia should follow the US example and ban some antibacterial chemicals from everyday soaps as they could be causing serious health problems, scientists say.
Colic can affect up to 20 per cent of babies - and what works for one baby may not work for another.
While we are busy juggling the big stuff, it is easy to overlook some of the details - like this nappy knowledge.
A study found that a whopping 91 per cent of four-week-old babies had been placed in cots with unsafe bedding.
What parents don't need to stress about is that their methods will cause more harm or have long-term negative consequences.
Parents are clamouring for a doll that helps send little ones off to sleep by "sounding a bit like Darth Vader".
How often have you been told "Just give your breastfed baby a bottle of formula at bedtime to make him sleep"? But does it work?
The short and long term consequences of controlled crying are under the spotlight with new Australian research suggesting no harm results from the practice.
Baby will sleep soundly in the amazing winter sleep products from Merino Kids.
Our tips to help you support your kids through some of the most common children’s health challenges.
It can be frustrating, worrying, and turn into a battle of wills - but it doesn't have to be like that
Terms like 'natural', 'organic' and 'wholegrain' make us think that a food is healthy, but really they can be used to mask the truth of what lies below.
The recent death of a child in Western Australia from meningococcal disease and a worldwide shortage of a vaccine for one strain of the bacteria is spreading fear among parents as health authorities warn to be on the lookout for symptoms.
I don't know how I could have missed it, but it took almost eight months before I realised that my twin girls are allergic to cow's milk.
Doctors are urged to be on alert this summer for a very rare but deadly brain disease in children that is contracted by swimming in lakes and rivers.
New research published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows the early introduction of egg and peanuts is linked to lower rates of egg and peanut allergy.
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Canberra Hospital has celebrated its first wedding, a very emotional event for all concerned.
Babies given antibiotics in the first two years of life are more likely to develop allergies as adults, according to an extensive analysis of past clinical studies involving nearly 400,000 people.
If you're feeling guilty about giving your little one the iPad so you can have a few moments' peace/do the laundry/catch up on some work - here's some welcome news.
Colourful kids spaces don’t only look great, but can assist in learning and behaviour, too.
These books make a great idea for baby showers, christenings, naming days, and early birthdays too.
Even one-year-olds can be very exploratory, experimental and creative.
Is it responsible parenting, or is this baby being subjected to unnecessary distress? That's the question dividing viewers of a video showing a six-month-old girl fending for herself in a swimming pool after being enticed to fall into the water.
A French dad has captured his 3-month-old daughter, June, in a series that shows her in outfits of different professions in order to show the possibilities ahead of her. The dad, Malo, says that he, his wife and a few friends work quickly to avoid tiring the baby out.
A safety recall notice has been issued for two nationally available Mamas & Papas strollers following concerns that, under certain conditions, a latch may slip, causing the seatbacks to tip over and an infant to fall from the pram.
It's time to celebrate the centenary of May Gibbs' very first book release, Gumnut Babies.
In the lead up to the Essential Baby and Toddler Show, we're putting the spotlight on some of the exhibitors.