First images of how babies' brains develop have been released in a landmark study that will eventually tell us more about brain growth and life outcomes than we've ever known before.
The astonished parents of a newborn whose 18-day-old bub is already feeding himself, shared a clip of their little one's feat to YouTube - and it's truly incredible viewing.
Rain Man won four Oscars back in 1989 and now three decades later Australian scientists have discovered more about the brain of the man who inspired the film.
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.
The thing is, breastfeeding is about so much more than 'food'.
It was a frightening incident most breastfeeding mums wouldn't expect to happen.
Make sure you aren't eating while reading this post.
"I've had a few revelations about how I must have behaved a decade ago," writes Melissa Phillips, who recently became a new mum.
Yes, obviously children change your life. But there was one thing that came as a real eye-opener for Andrew P Street.
It's a safety trick many don't know about, but it may just save your child's life.
Parents are being urged to ensure their baby carrier is safe and being used properly after a four-week-old died while being held by his mother in one.
If you do some baby-watching, you will be amazed at how even very young babies communicate.
Doctors are warning parents not to swaddle their babies as an increasing number of infants in Australia are suffering hip dysplasia, which, left untreated, may lead to early osteoarthritis.
Average news for Australian parents: it seems our babies aren't the biggest criers in the world … nor do they cry the least.
A woman wrote anonymously recently to ask the internet whether she had made a terrible error of judgement.
The new mum has shared the exhausting reality of sleep regression in an honest Instagram post.
There's a price to pay for a full night's sleep.
You've read all the books. Talked to your mum. Your friends from mothers' group give you their tips. Then the baby arrives. And you have no freaking idea.
While it won't ever replace getting out of the house, this car-like cot just might save your sleep.
When nothing else worked, white noise saved our sleep.
"Sleep while the baby sleeps!" Heard that piece of advice before? You're not alone.
Introducing food to a baby’s diet is one of the biggest milestone of the first six months.
You will want to check your cupboard and give these the flick, after a recall was issued this week.
Special rituals, as well as favourite cutlery and plates, can make dinner times less challenging and a lot more fun!
Australian-led clinical study of 5000 premature babies closes a critical knowledge gap.
The photograph of their tender brotherly love captured our hearts. Now the parents of William and Thomas Blanksby have shared devastating news - their youngest son has passed away at just six months of age.
This little trio were world firsts twice in their first 9 weeks of life.
Homeopathic teething tablets investigated over links to baby deaths in America are being recalled in Australia.
If this mum hadn’t already been so certain of the benefits of immunisation, it would have been easy for her to hesitate.
The cost as much as $85 a session and are billed as the perfect way to pamper your infant, but two experts have warned about the dangers of baby spa flotation devices.
Paternal engagement in those early months of life can create new pathways for cognitive development, says a new study.
There is always something so beautiful about babies with special connections to their older family members. But what Aria McMahon has with her grandmother Pamela is pure magic.
Nobody knows more about engaging kids through play than Fisher-Price.
Playgroup NSW membership is now free for a year, for anyone with an infant under 12 months of age.
Does it work for your baby?
What's the best way to mentally stimulate your baby? It doesn't take a genius - just a loving, involved parent.
A mum has taken to Facebook to warn parents of the dangers of a popular baby monitor after her daughter sustained a burn to her foot.
A recall notice has been issued for the Sweet Heart Wooden "3 in 1" convertible baby cot toddler bed.
A wooden cot has been withdrawn from sale after failing to comply with numerous Australian safety standards.