Jen Ng You shouldn't be anxious about your child's first trip to the dentist. Here are some tips for making it a positive experience.
LETITIA ROWLANDS The importance of speaking to your baby even if they are not old enough to answer back has been highlighted by new research.
JODIE BENVENISTE Caring for your new baby can feel like driving along a dark highway without a GPS: you know your destination – a happy, healthy human being – but you’re not sure whether you’re heading in the right direction.
Sarah Wayland We often find that by living by ‘shoulds’ we set ourselves up to fail. So how can learning more about our children’s developmental stages change the way we approach parenting?
RICHARD GLOVER The government might be willing to pay for childcare from qualified people, so why shouldn't parents themselves be eligible? Here's a quick outline of a suggested syllabus.
MARK RUSSELL Jayde Pool's five-month-old daughter Bella died after being left in car on a hot summer's day. Yesterday a jury found the Victorian mum not criminally negligent for the little girl's death.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Andrea Scannell was shocked when she was told other parents had "raised concerns" about the fact she was breastfeeding while attending a school lunch with her young family.
KIRAN CHUG She will forget the hours I spent holding her to me, and she will forget the hours when she was only calmed by feeding. I already can't quite remember some of what it was like.
LETITIA ROWLANDS When it comes to successful breastfeeding, there is a wide variety to what is "normal", according to new research.
Karen Garloch Doctors warn against co-sleeping, but their advice is too simplistic and not realistic for many families, says one expert.
Some parents and photographers like to capture sleeping babies in unusual positions and using different props. Check out these creative shots, and some of the Photoshop tricks used to achieve them.
PINKY MCKAY The four-month sleep regression, the 12-month sleep regression, the 18-month sleep regression: what's happening to your baby? No, your child isn't going backwards - she's actually progressing.
Kate Browne From yoghurt to savoury snacks to, believe it or not, good old water, there's a special product out there being marketed especially for your kid. But are they necessary?
DANIELLE COLLEY If mealtimes are a struggle at your house try some of these tactics to try and outwit your fussy child.
Melanie Mahoney Kids can have some very funny reactions when trying new foods – and little Sadie’s first experience with salt and vinegar flavoured chips is pretty darn cute.
Letitia Rowlands This heartwarming video shows tiny Walker Pruett, born at just 26 weeks, making his mum and dad proud by growing stronger every day.
Harriet Alexander A pioneering medical procedure is making treatment of babies suffering from birth disorder oesophageal atresia less traumatic.
Harriet Alexander Doctors have performed a pioneering medical procedure on two babies suffering from a rare birth disorder .
Letitia Rowlands Charlie the beagle steals baby Laura's favourite toy, but the lovable hound makes it up to his little best friend.
The baby girl was working on her crawling technique when the family's pet dog saw she was struggling and came to give a helping paw.
Donna Webeck Barbie is a representation of some of the happiest times in my childhood, and I’m all for fostering a similar love within my baby girl.
Babyology Customised strollers let you be in the designer's seat: get the look you want with the all new Joolz Day Tailor.
Babyology These baby playsuits will make changing nappies fun and easy - and there are heaps of colours and designs to choose from.
Check your baby's length and weight for their age against the World Health Organization's standard growth charts for children aged 0-3 years.
This chart will help you keep track of your baby’s feeds and nappies throughout the day and night so you don't have to remember when the last feed was.
This monthly guide to your baby's first year covers development, sleeping, baby care, immunisation reminders, feeding and more.
Congratulations on your new baby! There are lots of useful tips and information to be found here, and it is a great place to ask those questions that crop up through these early months.
First foods, crawling, words. This next six months includes plenty of new things - you will find advice, tips and questions answered in this forum.
Keep up to date with celebrities and their babies and toddlers with our photo gallery, updated regularly. We choose not to publish paparazzi shots of these famous families.