There are some everyday things that parents can do to improve gross motor skills and coordination.
People often tell new parents to avoid sing-song "baby talk" with their new addition to the family because it will slow the child's language development.
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.
It's how many new mums spend much of their time, so it makes sense that a breastfeeding emoji is being considered for inclusion in the next round of updates.
"I need my baby to drink my milk because I am going back to work in a couple of weeks – please tell me I won't have to ditch my entire freezer stash!"
Research suggests that big headed babies become more intelligent than their smaller peers. One mum shares the positives and negatives of having a big headed baby.
How to melt your heart in five seconds? Look at this magical 'Harry Potter' shoot.
A premature baby who weighed just 1.7kg when she was born has been called the "happiest baby in the world".
When my second son was born I accepted pretty quickly that I wasn't going to be able to breastfeed.
Myths like this sometimes mean that parents who may have benefited from babywearing miss out, so it's time we did some myth busting.
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.
US safe baby sleeping guidelines have been updated and brought in line with those recognised by Australian health authorities.
Promising to come to the aid of exhausted parents, the high-tech bassinet can detect when a baby is crying and soothe them back to sleep.
Babies can sometimes get themselves into unusual positions while sleeping, but this youngster has the makings of an acrobat.
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".
Special rituals, as well as favourite cutlery and plates, can make dinner times less challenging and a lot more fun!
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
A mum whose daughter was born with an extra thumb says that the extra digit saved her life.
Not many people can lay claim to two birthdays that are months apart, but baby Lynlee Boemer can.
Parents could be accidentally overfeeding their babies because more than half of all baby bottles sold in Australia have inaccurate measurements, a study shows.
A range of tests in baby Oliver's first month proved he could effectively hear nothing. But today he can hear – and talk – as well as any two-year-old, and his parents want everyone to don "loud" shirts next week to help others with the same problem.
A baby born with an adult-sized tongue can now show off her smile after undergoing life-changing surgery.
Vaginal or caesarean, bottle- or breastfed: it all influences our gut microbes and future health.
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.
The divine fabric used to make the rompers, wraps and separates is GOTS certified using non-toxic dyes.
Grobag has released a limited edition Orla Kiely range, so your babies can be adorned in Orla too.
We asked the Essential Baby Real Mums' Review Team to check out the new ergoPouch Spring/Summer 1.0 Tog Sleep Suit Bag - here's what they thought.