CATHERINE RODIE 2:26pm Like many other parenting topics, mums and dads get a lot of conflicting advice about their baby's teeth and dental care, so it's easy to see why there are so many myths out there on the subject. 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?
LETITIA ROWLANDS At just four months, Evan Summerfield was busy discovering the world, but tragically the little boy's life was cut short by fast moving and deadly meningococcal disease.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Caitlin Kellie-Jones spent the first 72 hours after her birth in a medically induced state of hypothermia.
LETITIA ROWLANDS A mother whose baby boy was born without her nose describes her son as her "miracle baby".
Chad Hayes We may not have a clue what colic is, but we do know that it goes away - no matter what you do.
Toni McCaffery It has been six years since whooping cough claimed the life of four-week-old Dana McCaffery. Her parents are angry that lessons learnt weren't enough to save other babies.
NICOLE COX Pregnant West Australian women will be offered free whooping cough vaccinations in the wake of the death of four-week-old Riley Hughes.
TONY MOORE Mia Wall was just 14 days old when she had open heart surgery to save her life.
Angie Leventis Lourgos Jordy Jackson was born without eyes. He has anophthalmia, which affects one in every 100,000 babies born.
Jen Shaw I decided to get my baby some Nurofen. Little did I know I was about to set off the most horror filled week of my life to date.
NICKY PHILLIPS At three months of age Kini almost died from a cold - but a new procedure has given him an amazing second chance at life.
Andrew Pollack Turning what was once conventional wisdom on its head, a new study suggests that many peanut allergies can be prevented by feeding young children food containing peanuts beginning in infancy.
As many as one in two newborn babies suffer from skin irritations in their first few weeks. So what are the most common rashes and irritations to look out for?
Sarah Chalmers Strokes occur in about one in 4,000 newborns a year in Britain with life-changing consequences for the baby and the family.
CATHERINE RODIE While it may sound self-explanatory, there's more to 'skin to skin' than you may think.