Federal parliament passes legislation to transfer single parents onto Newstart allowance after youngest child turns eight and social services are concerned . Tawar Razaghi reports.
Should fetuses with mental disabilities be aborted? It’s a tricky and emotional subject, and not one to be taken lightly. By Emma Rennie.
New fathers will get two weeks government funded parental leave from the 1st of January 2013. While this new payment is being called a “step in the right direction” towards fathers being given adequate financial support to bond with their newborns, some experts feel that there is a long way to go. Nina Young reports.
Research conducted by Deborah Leslie from Deakin University reveals that first time mothers who are missing out on their daily fruits and veggies are in danger of putting their babies at risk of longer-term health problems. Joline Samawi investigates.
We’ve all seen the Time Magazine cover and formed an opinion on the right duration of breastfeeding. The entire topic surrounding breastfeeding has become so controversial – mainly stemming from this coverage. By Marissa Georgopoulos.
If you’re a mother you know what it’s like to be busy and stressed, taking care of kids and handling everyday tasks. If you want to spend some time with the kids without resorting to duct taping their mouths closed to get some quiet time, then how about putting a movie on for everyone to enjoy. Joline Samawi reviews the best of the best of children’s movies.
The constant push and persistence of the ‘breast is best’ message is a constant theme for many new mothers. However many fail to recognise the discrimination, struggle and emotional turmoil that women who formula feed experience and the lack of resources available to them. Joline Samawi reports.