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Paid Parental Leave To Go Up

Paid Parental Leave To Go Up

Paid parental leave payments will increase from 1 July 2011, putting extra money into the pockets of families with new babies.

Active Computer Games Can Help Overweight Children - Study

Active Computer Games Can Help Overweight Children - Study

A New Zealand study has shown that interactive gaming can be a step in the right direction for overweight children.

New Parents Sleep In Separate Beds

New Parents Sleep In Separate Beds

In a comprehensive survey of the UK parents, The Baby Show discovers that 3 out of 5 fathers are getting up in the middle of the night to care for their crying baby

Government Ignoring Own Review On ECE For Under-2s

Government Ignoring Own Review On ECE For Under-2s

The education sector union NZEI Te Riu Roa says it's a pity the government isn't listening to its own commissioned research on early childhood education for under 2s.

Family First: Kids Threaten Parents With Anti-smacking Law - Poll

Family First: Kids Threaten Parents With Anti-smacking Law - Poll

ONE IN FOUR PARENTS HAVE LOST CONFIDENCE

Mums Do Twice As Much Childcare As Dads - Report

Mums Do Twice As Much Childcare As Dads - Report

A new OECD working paper, entitled "Cooking, caring and volunteering: unpaid work around the world", reveals marked differences between the time men and women spend looking after their children.

McCormick Welcomes Twins

McCormick Welcomes Twins

Wellington, Feb 14 NZPA - Television and radio personality Gary McCormick doubled his brood late last week after his wife gave birth to identical twin girls.

Florence Pearl Cottier McCormick and Kathleen Bridie Cottier McCormick were born two minutes apart about 1.35pm on Friday.

Study Warns Of Hidden Danger To Unborn Infants

Study Warns Of Hidden Danger To Unborn Infants

Research by a team at The University of Auckland's Liggins Institute has demonstrated a link between the consumption of sugar-rich diets during pregnancy and compromised fetal development.

Liam And Sophie Top The List Of Popular Names For 2010

Liam And Sophie Top The List Of Popular Names For 2010

The office of Births, Deaths and Marriages of the Department of Internal Affairs today released the list of the most popular baby names registered in 2010.

Sky Launches High Definition Blockbuster Movies For My Sky HDi Customers

Sky Launches High Definition Blockbuster Movies For My Sky HDi Customers

MY SKY HDi subscribers will soon have even more control over what they watch and when they watch it, when SKY On Demand HD launches next month, offering customers the latest blockbuster movies in crystal clear high definition at th