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Mothers who take ADHD drug increase risk of heart defects in babies

Women who take ADHD stimulants are 11 per cent more likely to have baby with birth defects.

06 Jan 2018 10:39 AM

Mum accidentally runs over and kills one-year-old son

Louisiana mother caused the tragic accident while reversing out of their driveway.

05 Jan 2018 6:55 PM

Taking Topiramate in pregnancy increases cleft risk in babies

Topiramate hass been increasingly prescribed over last decade to prevent seizures, treat bipolar disorder and migraine headaches.

30 Dec 2017 8:18 AM

Mums who smoke during pregnancy up risk of ADHD in baby

Data also shows there is still a 20 percent higher risk of ADHD in children born to fathers who smoke as well.

30 Dec 2017 8:09 AM

Postpartum depression inducing protein discovered

Postpartum depression strikes nearly one in five new mothers, who may experience anxiety, fatigue, inability to bond with children.

28 Dec 2017 9:13 AM


Find signs whether mum is expecting boy or girl

From when a baby was conceived to where the father works, we list signs which hint at baby’s gender.

23 Dec 2017 3:10 PM

Babies born near industrial sites may face health problems

Infants born to mothers within three kilometres of a industrial site may be at an increased risk of asthma and early death.

17 Dec 2017 1:08 PM

Photographer fired from assignment for being gay

According to the woman, she was against it and did not want her 5-year-old thinking that it was okay being gay.

13 Dec 2017 12:46 PM

My mother is my strength, says Vivian Dsena

She is one person without whom I can’t think of life. She has given me excellent upbringing.

06 Dec 2017 12:15 AM

Miranda Kerr set to be mum for second time

Supermodel Kerr announced her pregnancy with husband Evan Spiegel.

16 Nov 2017 3:00 PM


Breastfeeding could prevent risk of eczema in children

Eczema causes the skin to become itchy, dry, cracked, sore and red and affects around one in five children and one in ten adults.

14 Nov 2017 5:25 PM

Woman marries mum, pleads guilty to committing incest

Defendant, from Duncan, was set to trial, but instead pleaded guilty instead for her nuptials to her own mum Patricial Ann Spann.

11 Nov 2017 12:21 PM

Mum kills newborn girl by shoving rock down her throat

Teenage woman allegedly suffocated newborn daughter when she was just a few hours old.

10 Nov 2017 10:03 AM

Enraged Thai woman throws baby from 17th floor because boyfriend left her for wife

20-year-old Netchanok Nokyungton, was apparently devastated when her lover from South Korea found out she was pregnant and left her.

08 Nov 2017 1:02 PM

Waaah: Crying babies push same ‘buttons’ in mothers’ brains

The research found that mothers in 11 countries tend to react the same way to their bawling child.

24 Oct 2017 3:06 PM


Mothers see a shift in voice quality when talking to babies, finds study

When talking with infants, parents instinctively use 'baby talk,' unique form of speech including exaggerated pitch contours.

14 Oct 2017 11:12 AM

Dads often have fun while mothers do housework: study

The study found that on days when couples were not working, men were relaxing while women did housework.

09 Oct 2017 2:07 PM

One episode of postpartum depression raises likelihood of more

About 5 percent to 15 percent of all mothers are diagnosed with depression after giving birth.

02 Oct 2017 10:00 AM

Motherhood may set a woman's career back, says study

According to research, giving birth to a child could set a woman’s career back by six years.

26 Sep 2017 12:05 PM

Mum-of-five locks two of her kids like caged animals

According to social worker, the house was in pitiable condition and children hissed at her when she tried to unlock them.

12 Sep 2017 4:37 PM