Over 400 doctors, most specialising in child health, have signed an open letter to the coroner expressing concerns about a judgement which blamed alcohol in breast milk for the death of an infant.
A coroner's comments about the death of Carla Neems have the potential to plunge New Zealand into a moral panic. But having freedom and responsibility is an essential part of child development, argues a mother of two.
We keep hearing that Kids These Days are mollycoddled and risk-averse, but is that really true? And guess who gets blamed when kids do take risks and things go wrong?
It's a scary world out there, and there's a lot for you as a parent to be frightened of. But what are the things you should be most freaked out â€¦
New research shows there's been a dramatic increase in the number of New Zealand children getting injured playing sport. It's a timely reminder that kids don't need competition to be active, writes ACC's Isaac Carlson.
It's 'important for mothers and midwives to plan well ahead of their delivery', according to the head of the Southern DHB. Intrigued, Emily Writes decided to find out more.
Longer hours have some parents up in arms, but Emily Writes argues that kindergartens are only doing what they have to in order to survive.
Children with special education needs and disability aren’t even getting the education they’re legally entitled to, let alone the one they deserve, and it’s about time the Minister of Education took ownership, writes Jai Breitnauer.
Nothing short of widespread transformation of the education system will ensure disabled students have the same access to schooling are their non-disabled peers, IHC's Trish Grant says.
The world needs more kindness, clearly. Thalia Kehoe Rowden reviews Kiri and Lou, a new musical comedy show about kindness and feelings, made for children, but a tonic for adults, too.
Following the Christchurch terror attacks parents around the world have been concerned about what their children might see online and how they might cope with the immense tragedy of the events.
The days ahead will be full of difficult feelings and even more difficult conversations. An expert writes about how to start and have these conversations with your children.
YouTube has been in the news a lot in the last few weeks and parents around the world are considering whether they should allow their kids to watch. Emily Writes decided it was time to give it up.
Pregnancy and birth-related injuries are all too common, but due to ACC's strict rules around causation many new mothers are forced to live with excruciating, untreated pain.
When you have a kid, words like 'hangover' and 'holiday' take on a whole new meaning. Mum Anna Gowan rewrites the dictionary for parents.