One of the first items a new parent stocks up on is nappies, but now there's a new movement to toilet train from birth.
Some cheap baby feeding bottles have been sold in New Zealand with inaccurate markings.
More than 1500 Hawke's Bay children will need hearing retests after problems with the newborn screening programme.
Experts say parents have little reason to be concerned about eye drops used during laser surgery on premature babies.
A passenger has given birth aboard a plane flying to Armenia and named her daughter after one of the flight attendants who helped with the delivery.
Up to 2000 babies will have to return to hospital to have their hearing retested.
Researchers at Otago University are studying the benefits of having infants feed themselves.
Letting babies learn to eat with pieces of food, rather than puree, seems to work but needs more research, a study says.
A British medical team has revealed the first recording of unborn babies yawning in the womb.
An infant nutrition group is outraged over a new deal between the Warriors and infant formula manufacturer Fernbaby.
A Christchurch mother has just opened her second disposable nappy-composting factory near Wellington.
The parents of conjoined twins have shared their happiness after the operation to separate the girls was a success.
Unhealthy lifestyles in women leading up to pregnancy can affect the life-long health of their future offspring.
Flax bassinets are being reintroduced in the hope of reducing the number of Maori infants who die in bed with their parents.
A dream alignment for numerologists has come true in the delivery room of a Des Moines hospital.
A woman killed her five infants shortly after giving birth in secret at home and in the woods.
Hours after a British soldier in Afghanistan told medics she had stomach pains, she unexpectedly gave birth to a boy.
A New Hampshire woman and her baby are doing fine after the woman gave birth in the New Hampshire Motor Speedway parking lot.
Statistics New Zealand says new Kiwi dads are, on average, four years older than their own dads were when they were born.
A British study has found a serious flaw with expensive medical equipment being donated by rich countries to the world's poor.
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