After Sydney GP’s ‘prescription error’  ,Baby Grace ‘drunk on reflux medication’
Jessica Brough suspected there was something wrong with her six-week-old daughter Grace when the baby refused to wake up at feeding time. Grace could not be roused from her sleep, not even when Miss Brough picked her up and touched her cheek and neck gently with a small piece of... Read more
Newborn babies in cardboard boxes in Venezuelan hospital
With each passing day the world learns something new and horrifying about the slow, steady economic decline and implosion of socialist Venezuela, but its leader, Nicolas Maduro, remains committed to the “revolution” that is destroying that once-vibrant South American oil producer. Now, as reported by CNN, pictures released recently by... Read more
Baby massage: why you should try it, and how to begin
The art of baby massage has been practised around the world for thousands of years. While the benefits of baby or infant massage were intuitively known, recent research has now confirmed what many parents knew all along – that baby massage is indeed good for both parent and child.... Read more
What is  ‘baby talk’ and why is good for your baby
People often tell new parents to avoid sing-song “baby talk” with their new addition to the family because it will slow the child’s language development. But evidence shows it does the opposite; baby talk plays an important role in development and babies prefer it to other types of speech.... Read more
How to encourage and improve your baby’s gross motor development skills
As adults we take a lot of our day-to-day movements for granted. But the way we use our bodies to get about, take care of our kids and exercise are all movements that are based on the gross motor skills we learned as babies. ‘Gross motor skills’ is an... Read more