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Melanie is a staff writer for Essential Baby.
Melanie Mahoney Of course, in some cases they may be the ones who actually got their child into a precarious position in the first place, but we'll ignore that for now.
Melanie Mahoney A mum of five, Liz Marquez wanted to breastfeed her premmie son for a year. So when she passed away suddenly, her friends - and strangers - stepped in to help.
Melanie Mahoney Sarah Pugh didn’t expect any issues when she welcomed baby Eloise into the world. She certainly didn't expect her to pass away just 25 days later, a victim of a common virus.
Melanie Mahoney A photo showing a mum breastfeeding her baby on her graduation day has gone viral, drawing thousands of comments of support for the young mum.
Melanie Mahoney “A baby’s first birthday is also mum’s first birthday.”
Melanie Mahoney A popular baby formula brand has recalled a batch of products after a Sydney mum reported finding a dead lizard inside a formula tin last week.
Melanie Mahoney A couple who sent their 11-month-old daughter on a solo parasailing flight are being investigated on child abuse charges.
Melanie Mahoney It's the video that's dividing audiences around the world: did this baby really say ‘I love you’?
Melanie Mahoney A toddler who survived an 11-storey fall has been dubbed "the miracle baby".
Melanie Mahoney It’s never too early to try to get your kids interested in sport – at least, that’s the thinking of one soccer-mad dad.
Melanie Mahoney Like most mums, Louise Schmuelly always thought her babies were adorable. This week, the Bonds Baby Search judges agreed with her.
Melanie Mahoney Kids can have some very funny reactions when trying new foods – and little Sadie’s first experience with salt and vinegar flavoured chips is pretty darn cute.
Melanie Mahoney A woman has duped her boyfriend, friends and well-meaning strangers into believing she was going to have quintuplets until arriving at hospital to supposedly give birth.
Melanie Mahoney She may have had a hard time breastfeeding her own four kids, but Amelia Boomker has helped feed thousands of other people’s babies.
Melanie Mahoney Few people start their day the same way this little guy does – dancing, smiling, and generally having an awesome time.
Melanie Mahoney A charity group has come to the aid of Colombia’s fattest baby, an eight-month-old boy who weighs a shocking 19.7kg.
Melanie Mahoney A mum of three was left upset and disappointed after a senior supermarket staff member told her that she shouldn't be giving her baby formula.
Melanie Mahoney For a company that makes billions of dollars a year selling bras, whose ads feature women dressed in nothing but sexy lingerie, you’d think that Victoria’s Secret stores would be...
Melanie Mahoney An adorable video showing a baby meeting her father’s identical twin has quickly gone viral.
Melanie Mahoney A rabbi is being sued for severing a newborn's penis during a botched circumcision ceremony.