Caring For Baby
The NICU gave me something that no one else could have ever given me. It gave me hope. It gave me patience. It gave me strength.
Actor Ashton Kutcher is a new dad. A frustrated new dad who just wants a spot to change his daughter's nappy.
Why the 'how do you do it all' question is the most unhelpful thing you can say to a mother and what you can say instead.
We don't generally go shouting about how hard it can be as we try to ‘do everything right’, so it’s easy to feel like a failure.
Greg Hughes is "an absolute shell of a man" as he and his wife Catherine struggle to come to terms with the loss of their newborn son Riley to whooping cough.
Wouldn’t it be great to get some nice feedback every now and then? After all, everyone likes to hear positive praise, particularly when it comes to parenting.
It’s great to see a generation of dads who are more actively involved with caring, nurturing and loving their kids.
Your baby feeds off your emotions, so the first step to helping diffuse his discomfort is to stay calm
Don't get me started on rescuing your arm from under that baby. How many of you have stood there, weighing up the pros and cons of wetting your pants versus waking the baby?
They're essential items for babies but expensive disposable nappies could be sending some parents broke.
I wish I didn't know that companies make tiny braces, small enough to hold necks no bigger than a wrist.
When a couple discovers they're expecting multiples, the dad can sometimes be almost forgotten in all the excitement and preparation. But one group offers a space just for dads of twins and higher-order multiples.
Threatening the lives of innocent babies, tiny humans that wouldn’t know 1080 from their ten toes, is repulsive.
I don’t see any babies out. Once back, I check in at home base. Our son spent the day rolling all over daycare and is out like a light.
Having a baby is supposed to be one of life's most wonderous events. But for the one in seven new mothers and one in 10 new fathers who experience postnatal depression, it can be the beginning of one of the most painful stages of their lives.
At the time, I did not put two and two together, that the constant bathing could be the culprit of his irritated skin.
Yes, they may be said with the best of intentions, but when you’re running on more coffee than oxygen, these flippant comments can just make you want to SNAP.
Controlled-crying techniques may help some babies sleep through the night, but for many exhausted new parents, it's just a recipe for more tears all round.
As people become more aware of these benefits, I hope more parents will practice this method, so we can cut down on nappies and improve baby bonding.
As many as one in two newborn babies suffer from skin irritations in their first few weeks. So what are the most common rashes and irritations to look out for?
Kelly Clarkson is bored of celebrity mothers pretending they don't have help with their kids.
A Sydney mother who suffered brain damage when she was hit by a car while pushing her newborn baby in a pram has reached a confidential out-of-court settlement with the driver's insurance company.
As a mother of four with a social media presence and a parenting blog, I am afraid of over-sharing my children's lives.
There is no mastery, no second or third time around, no history of parenting successes to draw upon; there’s only trial and error, every time.
The 24/7 pace of life in today's world has altered our most basic assumptions of living in so many ways — even the fundamentals, such as sleep, suffer.
Here's what #SoGladTheyToldMe is: A campaign to broaden the way we portray and talk about motherhood.
If your family needs to go to sleep school, go with them. You are part of that family and you are part of the solution.
While it may sound self-explanatory, there's more to 'skin to skin' than you may think.
Providing healthy food options and allowing children to decide what, and how much to eat help them develop good eating habits.
Oh, so your baby is a good sleeper. Good for you, Greer. It'll change, they said.