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.
A mother's Facebook video of her breast milk, shown "alive" under a microscope, is quickly going viral.
Ashley Rockill was lucky enough to have her birth photographer on hand to capture a precious moment.
In an ideal world, you'd take your baby to his cot, lie him down lovingly, and then leave the room as he gently drifts off.
Steph Stewart, 27, is just happy she'd taken her little girl out of the pram a moment earlier, normally she leaves the baby in the pram while she starts the car.
On which side of your body do you carry or cradle your baby? If you answered "left" then you're not alone.
Acupuncture could reduce the amount of time colicky babies spend crying, a small study suggests.
The art of baby massage has been practised around the world for thousands of years.
Apparently it can even reduce your anxiety by up to 65 per cent, too.
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.
Katy Landrum shared that while she and her partner checked into their resort, a sleep consultant taught their baby "to cry it out".
While a routine can certainly help babies adjust to life outside the womb, and help them learn what to expect throughout the day, can it really work for all babies?
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.
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
Victoria's chief health officer has warned of a potential measles outbreak after two cases were reported in Melbourne's south-east.
Jessica Brough suspected there was something wrong with her six-week-old daughter Grace when she refused to wake up at feeding time.
New parents will be given formal training in a new program set up across Canberra's maternity wards to help them understand a crying baby is normal, and prevent future brain injuries among newborns.
Charley was born at a time that the medical consensus on peanut allergy was to delay introducing the food in infants deemed to be at high risk.
Parents should feed babies foods containing peanut powders or peanut butter at 6 months or even earlier as a way to help avoid peanut allergies.
When Jessie Swan put sunscreen on her three-month-old son this summer, she could never have imagined what would happen next.
What's the best way to mentally stimulate your baby? It doesn't take a genius - just a loving, involved parent.
Gabby Holden, the Uniting Director of Early Learning, shares why the first few years are so vital for development and learning.
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.
While Sophie the Giraffe conjures up images of a happy early childhood, the rubber toy has been hitting headlines for a very unwholesome reason: mould.
Honest Co., the company co-founded by actress Jessica Alba, is recalling organic baby powder.
It's the perfect accessory for introducing water play to a new baby while keeping them close.