Melanie Mahoney Swiss doctors have separated eight-day-old conjoined sisters – the youngest ever successfully separated.
Nicole Thomson-Pride My son was born on the 1 July 2014. It's a fabulous birthday, don't you think? Not only does the first of July ring in a new financial year, but it also means we've hit the year's half way mark.
Timna Jacks, Education Reporter Tough new "no jab no play" laws could hurt children who have not been immunised due to family dysfunction, poverty, or poor access to medical support, experts warn.
COSIMA MARRINER Parents are sick of having to justify their controversial decision.
Elahe Izadi Doctors diagnosed an 11-month-old baby in Spain with scurvy.
LETITIA ROWLANDS They should be planning their baby boy's first birthday celebrations. Instead, they are continuing their campaign to help prevent others going through what they've experienced.
Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has posted photos of himself taking his newborn daughter to get immunisation shots at the doctor's office.
Anne Blythe Sarah Ames lives by the philosophy that if you have the ability to help someone, you have the responsibility to try.
Nicholas Geard, James Wood and Jodie McVernon When enough unprotected people come together, infections can spread rapidly.
BIANCA HALL The 11-week old baby of an anti-vaccination activist has been hospitalised with whooping cough, a week after a maternal health nurse told child protection authorities of her concerns about the unvaccinated baby
LETITIA ROWLANDS Baby Riley Hughes should be about to celebrate his first Christmas surrounded by loving family.
Alan Schwarz Many doctors worry that these drugs are used despite no published research into their effectiveness and potential health risks for children so young.
CATHERINE RODIE New parents spend an awful lot of time gazing blissfully at the little being they brought into the world. And your brand new baby is gazing straight back at you.
Assuming that they're not born with a hearing impairment, your baby will be able to hear the soothing lullabies you whisper from day one. As they grow, their hearing will be an important part of their development – even physical milestones such as rolling over, crawling and walking are linked to their hearing.
CATHERINE RODIE From when to take your tot to the dentist for the first time, through to the importance of baby teeth, let's separate fact from fiction and bust some baby teeth myths once and for all.
LETITIA ROWLANDS A desperate mother has shared a heart-breaking video of her baby struggling to cope with a coughing fit caused by pertussis.
Jessica Bartlett In 80 per cent of cases, DDH spontaneously resolves itself post birth. But for others, like my daughter, a Pavlik harness is needed.
Marcus Strom It's been rushed off the shelves at lightning speed. But what makes one brand of formula so popular?
JO HARTLEY What's a normal temperature? How can you make your baby more comfortable? When should you see a doctor?
Jule Scherer Our daughters are finally home after spending nearly four weeks in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Wellington hospital.
RACHEL BROWNE The number of sudden and unexpected deaths in infancy has decreased in NSW for the past 15 years but the most recent report into child deaths reveals the decline has plateaued.
Staff writers "Mummy". It was her youngest child's first word, and one Emma Murray thought she would never hear from him.
Staff writers A Canadian couple is furious they have not received answers about why their son died following a circumcision.
Children who are exposed to second-hand smoke are more likely to suffer tooth decay, research suggests.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Baby Abigail Jones stole hearts around the world when her parents shared stunning photographs of their newborn daughter who was not expected to live.
AMY CORDEROY After colleagues raised concerns, serious errors were found in the care given by a doctor at the Sydney Children's Hospital.
Staff writers A mum whose newborn baby was hospitalised for five days has warned about the dangers of letting people kiss newborn babies.
Editorial board Misinformation about vaccines has become a stubborn, recurring feature of US presidential campaigns.
Ashleigh Stewart Doctors initially diagnosed Myla with a cold and hoped for a full recovery. Just weeks later, her family is saying goodbye.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Erika and Stephen Jones' hearts were shattered when a 30 week ultrasound showed their unborn baby had a terminal condition.
AAP A paediatricians' group is recommending that infants at high risk of peanut allergies be given foods containing peanuts before they turn one.
Mel Ryall Charlie Ryall wears a special badge on his chest. It is a badge of the brave, and he received it from his battles with a congenital heart defect (CHD).
Ben Heather William Burton's parents trusted the young doctors who claimed their son's sickness was not serious.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Chiropractors caught sneaking into hospital maternity wards to treat newborn babies have sparked calls for a Senate inquiry.
RACHEL BROWNE When Sam and Rachel Callander lost their baby girl to a rare chromosomal condition, it proved to be the beginning of a wonderful project which has helped the families of other children with disabilities.
Tara Jeffery It was 1am on a cold winter's night when I woke suddenly to the screams of my 12-month-old son. Our lives were about to change forever.
Staff writers At 11.07am on April 2 this year, Sarah Marriott welcomed baby Sebastian into the world.
LETITIA ROWLANDS It's a heartbreaking video that anyone who has ever considered not vaccinating against whooping cough must see.
Taryn Utiger A simple photo taken in front of an evening fire gave new mother Sarah Bowers the power to save her baby's life.
Staff writers Little Owen DiCandilo's name means "young warrior", and it's a description that perfectly fits the inspiring 18-month-old
PINKY MCKAY Tongue and lip tie can lead to many problems for babies - and their parents. Here are the signs of tongue tie and how it's treated.
Staff writers The government has issued a health warning after a rise in allergic skin reactions has been linked to a preservative found in some wet wipes.
LIVIA GAMBLE Thinking her baby just had an unusually shaped head, a mother was shocked to discover it was instead linked to a dangerous condition.
Kate Aubusson James Harrison has saved the lives of millions of Australian babies just by donating his blood.
GREER BERRY If there's one thing that goes hand-in-hand with starting daycare, it's germs, germs, and more germs.
Pam Belluck A new study of thousands of premature births found that a small minority of babies born a week or two before what is now generally considered the point of viability can be treated and survive.
LETITIA ROWLANDS For the first nine weeks of his life Elijah Cook had felt his mother's warmth and enjoyed her loving cuddles.
Lenny Bernstein and Rebecca Schatz A Canadian woman who had declined to have her children immunised against pertussis, better known as whooping cough, has changed her position now that all seven of her children have come down with the disease.
Josefa Pete My son’s quality of life was definitely consumed by his constant itch, red raw skin and a cycle of skin infections. Then I got a weird suggestion.
LETITIA ROWLANDS What if your newborn could arrive with blueprint of what their future might hold health-wise? Would you want to read it?