Vitamin D could help the 20m children worldwide who suffer from acute, severe malnutrition.
It's time to challenge the taken-for-granted use of forceful holding by using creative methods to prepare children for health procedures..
The shift from daylight saving time will leave kids' body clocks an hour "out of sync", in a similar way to jet lag. Here are some evidence-based strategies to deal with this.
We asked teenagers what they need to get, and stay, active.
Middle ear infections (otitis media) are a common and often painful condition that
most children will experience at least once in their first year.
Instead of nagging younger kids "not to forget", and trusting the power of the child’s developing memory alone, try to help them "offload" as much of the work as possible.
Childhood adversity doesn't just affect our choices – according to new research, it also weakens the body's fundamental ability to stay healthy in old age.
A child nutritionist gives her advice.
Meningococcal is a rare but very serious infection that can lead to blood poisoning and brain infection. But no single vaccine protects against all the strains.
It's not laziness that is causing some parents to overfeed their children.
Some parents think their four-year-old boy's emotional outbursts and aggressive behaviour can be blamed on their hormones. Here's why that's a myth.
Parents need support from early childhood educators to build capacity to claim for NDIS services.
Parental well-being is being adversely affected by baby advice which isn't backed by evidence.
Vaccines against multiple diseases in one jab strengthen kids' immune systems, not weaken them. Here's why we shouldn't fear these combination vaccines.
Why do a higher proportion of children in England end up on wards after being checked into emergency departments?
Breastfeeding has many health benefits for both baby and mother. But it can also can be difficult to sustain exclusively without support.
Strong political support, community engagement and effective strategies can improve access to family planning in developing countries.
Nicholas, aged 6, was watching TV one day when his tooth fell out. He noticed that the bottom edge of the tooth was very spiky. Now he wants to know why.
We still don't know what's behind four out of every five birth defects. But that can change.
New research into the health of newly arrived refugee children in Australia gives us clues about how we can help all refugee kids.