There are many advantages to breastfeeding but should mothers be bribed to do it?
There's a sense right now that Francis is on the verge of moving on these fronts.
Susan Patton, criticised for her advice to female students, has stumbled on a truism ignored by feminism – having a career is not everything.
Billionaire philanthropist Melinda Gates has vowed to dedicate the rest of her life to improving access to contraception across the globe.
Blood donated from healthy babies' umbilical cords is being used to treat diseases and it has also helped scientists' further stem cell research.
Girls now regularly start puberty aged eight or nine. How easy is it to cope at primary school?
Selective mutism is extremely debilitating but it can be treated, even later in life.
Can a vegan diet damage your child's health? Social workers in Lewisham, south London believe it can.
Rupert Isaacson believes an affinity for horses has transformed his autistic son. But is it too good to be true? Joanna Moorhead reports.
Sunbathing topless is a French thing, whereas wandering around entirely naked is a German-Austrian thing