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.
Controlled crying has always been a divisive issue, now a recent landmark study by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute has found that controlled crying poses no long-term risks to the health of babies. Nina Young reports.
Home-birthing continues to make headlines for all the wrong reasons. Is this practise too dangerous to continue? Or should women have the right to free birth choices? Nina Young reports.
In many ways it must have been much easier to have a baby 30 years ago. The technology involved in the pregnancy and birthing process may have been medieval when compared to today’s standards, but at least one aspect of having a child back then seems more attractive, and that is the lack of choices. By Nina Young.
Finding the perfect stroller can be completely confusing. What seems like a simple task becomes complicated very quickly! Nina Young reviewed three strollers in the $100-$300 price range to try and help you make your decision.
Victorian Coroner John Olle has delivered a powerful finding highlighting the dangers of sleeping in the same bed as a newborn baby. Nina Young investigates.