The marketing of breakfast cereals may be confusing consumers with a mix of true and inflated claims.
Children who have witnessed the death of a parent at the hands of another parent will understandably suffer some serious consequences. Research has shown these children need and want to be heard.
There may be additional long-term health harms from antibiotic exposure in early life and before birth, including an increased risk of infection, obesity and asthma.
Dog walking has health benefits for children - but it's not a straightforward fitness boost.
South Africa has made significant progress with some of the sustainable development goal targets. But with others its lagging far behind.
If your child has a problem with defiant behaviours, there are a number of things you can do to avoid standoffs and reduce the chance of meltdowns. Here's how.
Each year an estimated 100 000 women have complications during childbirth which leave them with obstetric vaginal fistula.
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.