Tag Archives: Parents

Baby born by C-section after parents involved in ‘scary’ car accident while heading to hospital

Teen survives after car lands on his head during near-fatal crash Medical Mysteries and Marvels: Juan Spence had been riding in his friend’s car when it crashed, and after being ejected from his seat, the car actually landed on his body, and then his head. Doctors put his chances of survival at just five percent.… Read More »

Mum shares horrifying Creme Egg picture as warning to other parents about ingredients

Easter will be here before we know it and many a parent will be bracing themselves for the upcoming sugar-fest. We know chocolate isn’t exactly a health food and Creme Eggs, with their sweet fondant centre, are particularly naughty (and delicious). But one mum has worked out EXACTLY how much sugar is contained in a… Read More »

Parents who don't vaccinate kids tend to be affluent, better educated, experts say

Vaccines are universally backed by respected scientists and federal agencies, but that isn’t enough to convince every parent to vaccinate their children. The decision to fly in the face of near universal scientific opinion doesn’t come as a result of a lack of intellect, however, as experts who have studied vaccines and immunology acknowledge that… Read More »

Who gets to decide when a 14-year-old wants to change gender? The child, the hospital, the battling parents?

In many ways, Max is a typical 14-year-old. He eschews soft music in favour of rock and heavy metal, likes to wear hoodies, giggles when he’s nervous and has a flair for drawing animals. He can be opinionated and sarcastic one moment, shy and withdrawn the next. His insecurities, however, run deeper than run-of-the-mill teenaged… Read More »