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Fat dads risk passing on obesity genes Fat dads risk passing on obesity genes

Fathers-to-be need to get in shape before their children are conceived to avoid passing on fat genes, new research...

Baby Yuta. Photography by Jimmy Pozarik. A massive cyst nearly killed my baby

Just four days before her son was due, Sydney mother Kyoko found out her unborn baby had an...

article topics   parenting children's health
ADHD diagnosis 'harmful to kids' ADHD diagnosis 'harmful to kids'

Countless numbers of children are undergoing unnecessary and potentially harmful treatment for...

article topics   children's health
Drew Barrymore joins celebrity baby boom Drew Barrymore joins celebrity baby boom

Actress Drew Barrymore said only last month she would love to have another baby "right away",...

Girls, 12, driving rise in sex infections Girls, 12-15, have highest rate of chlamydia

Girls aged 12 to 15 have the highest rate of chlamydia among females, a new study will...

Cadel Evans: I looked into his eyes and knew I'd be his dad Cadel Evans: I looked into his eyes and knew I'd be his dad Tour de France champion Cadel Evans has opened up about the first time he saw his adopted son Robel...
article topics   parenting children adoption cadel evans
To you, he's a Down syndrome baby - to me he's just perfect To you, he's a Down syndrome baby - to me, he's just perfect To some people, Katrina Abianac's eight-month-old son Parker is just another Down syndrome baby but... Food additives caused my son's stutter Food additives caused my son's stutter When Kaelan Mann was three, he developed a mysterious stutter that doctors couldn't explain. After...
article topics   food children allergies
Beef in Asian broth The sick little girl saving horses to brighten lives of kids with disabilities Pandora Humphries suffers a mysterious and debilitating disease but her love affair with a pony...
article topics   children charity disability
Mum's 'morning sex' rant goes viral Mum's 'morning sex' rant goes viral A mother's scathing blog post about a raunchy TV advertisement that aired at 8am has gone viral.
article topics   parenting children
Why my son is different Why my son is different Julius is four years old, he has Down syndrome, and he is featuring in his second advertising... To smack or not to smack? To smack or not to smack? To smack or not to smack, that is the question. Bad puns aside, it is a regular discussion of modern...
article topics   parenting children discipline
Dearest Disney... please don't rip us off Dearest Disney... please don't rip us off Most children’s performers have a stall or two outside their venues selling their music or DVDs. I...
article topics   entertainment children
Why 12 is too young to be a bride Why 12 is too young to be a bride In Australia, marriage is usually a cause for celebration but for many girls around the world... Deadly virus danger declining in NSW Deadly virus danger declining in NSW More than 100 children with hand, foot and mouth disease were taken to NSW hospitals by worried...
article topics   health children's health viruses
Deadly virus kills the nation's character Deadly virus hits the nation's capital Hospitals in Australia’s capital have been ordered to establish an enhanced surveillance program...
article topics   health children's health viruses
Traffic fumes double risk of autism Traffic fumes double risk of autism Exposure to traffic fumes and air pollution can double a mother's risk of giving birth to a child...
article topics   children children's health autism
More children hospitalised with killer virus More children hospitalised with killer virus The number of children being hospitalised with the most severe symptoms of a dangerous strain of...
article topics   health children's health viruses
Deadly virus spreads to Victoria Deadly virus spreads to Victoria A dangerous virus that is suspected to have killed three young children and hospitalised more than...
article topics   health children's health viruses
Bananas in Pyjamas to cease production after 21 years Bananas in Pyjamas to cease production after 21 years Generations of Australians are set to mourn the loss of favourite after-school companions,...
article topics   children television entertainment
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