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It's often hard to decide when you should worry about an infection in your child. A good rule is that if the child is playing normally and has a good appetite, they are unlikely to have a significant illness.
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Babies born to mothers who took paracetamol when they were pregnant appear to have a higher chance of emotional and behavioural difficulties including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to New Zealand researchers.
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How to have baby-making sex
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Pregnancy do's and don'ts...
Women have been getting pregnant for centuries without too much bother, but now, the minute a woman falls pregnant, something strange happens to the people around her they all become experts.
Growing pains: pregnancy during the third trimester
There is a mantra commonly spoken by pregnant women reaching their due date: "Get this baby out". In the first trimester, most women barely feel the physical presence of the baby, while the second trimester is often marked with the growth of a cute, round bump and fluttering sensations when the baby moves. The third trimester, however, can be trying time with some women experiencing increased discomfort as the baby grows to the size of a watermelon.
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The extreme lengths one mum took NOT to have the perfect body
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Pregnant women more likely to be in car accidents
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Mother's diet 'switches off' unborn babies genes
Women don't just need to eat healthy during pregnancy to give their child the best start to life –...
Head measurement for babies could predict autism
Measuring babies' heads and their head-tilting reflex appears to be an accurate predictor of autism...
Gaining too little pregnancy weight increases your chance of an obese child: study
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Babies cry at night to stop parents trying for another child: expert
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Antidepressants linked to premature births
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New mums need to lose baby weight within one year: Study
It's no secret that losing baby weight can be a challenge, but Canadian doctors are recommending...
Bottle fed babies are just as healthy as breastfed babies – and they're less likely to have asthma: study
We're used to hearing "breast is best" for giving babies the best chance at a healthy life, but a...
Beware too many toddler selfies
Toddlers are as hooked on selfies as much as everyone else, but psychologists have warned that...
You're a better parent than you think, mum
Raising a child is hard, and nobody is a harsher judge of a mother's performance than is the mum...
Donor breast milk often contaminated with bacteria: study
Women who turn to online "milk banks" to buy or receive donated milk from mothers with an...
Breastfeeding doll sparks controversy
A breastfeeding doll targeted at two-year-olds has provoked a backlash from mums claiming it is an...
Expressive baby's emotional video
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Ultrasound predicts future behaviour in uncanny images
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'Pippa' tops the list of popular baby names
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Emma Bunton and Victoria Beckham 'swap baby tips all the time'
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Christmas shopping with kids saving mum and dad's sanity
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