The average age of ASD diagnosis is 4 years of age, despite the fact that about half of children with this disorder may be detected by age 14 months.
How maternal instinct can be a valuable tool for mums when they know something just isn't right with their child.
Mason Harvey Marks' family have remembered him as a "beautiful bubbly" boy after the 18-month-old's sudden death this week.
"Half-way through my phone call I heard my daughter screaming… it was so loud I could hear it clearly over the car running, the air conditioner fan on full and both car and house doors closed."
When a dad noticed a glow emanating from the eye of his toddler in a photo, he knew it was the sign of something serious.
If you're the parent of young children, chances are you're never too far away from a bottle of hand sanitiser.
The first sign something was wrong with little Annabelle Potts came at Christmas when she began bumping into walls and stumbling as she walked.
A Sydney toddler whose umbilical cord blood was stored to help treat her sister's Type 1 diabetes has had it reinfused after showing signs of the disease herself.
By age three, more than two thirds of children will have had at least one episode of acute otitis media (bacterial ear infection).
Ikea has reached a tentative settlement to pay $US50 million ($69 million) to three families whose young children were killed by the Swedish company's furniture.
For fussy eaters, smoothies can be a fun way to engage in the snack-creation process whilst also incorporating an array of nutrients important for children's development.
A mother has urged parents to listen to their instincts after her three-year-old son was sent home from an emergency department.
The mother of the Queensland toddler believes her son could be discharged from hospital as early as next Friday.