Breastfeeding reaps cardiac benefits for mums

Nicole M. King | 12 August 2013

Breastfeeding is beneficial for mums as well as their babies.

Discerning newborns

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 January 2013

Babies come into the world able to distinguish their mother-tongue.

Sexualisation of girls and the role of the mother

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 July 2012

While media portrayals of women and girls as sexual objects are omnipresent and intrusive, we can blame too much on these public influences and forget the importance of what parents do.

Daycare must focus on child, not adult needs, says new report

Carolyn Moynihan | 09 February 2012
British psychologist and author Aric Sigman, draws on research indicating that attending daycare for an extended period of time is a significant source of stress for many young children.

Family Edge looks at news and trends affecting the family in the light of human dignity. Our focus is the inspiring, creative, humorous, annoying, ridiculous, and dangerous ideas in the evening news. Send tips and brainwaves to the editor, Tamara Rajakariar, at tamara.rajakariar@

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