Dysphagia, a difficult diagnosis to swallow

Approximately 25-45 per cent of children are impacted by dysphagia. To parents, this might look like problems with sucking, swallowing, drinking, chewing, eating, controlling saliva, having food go down the 'wrong pipe', keeping lips closed and/or dribbling. Here's what to do.

What are the Wonder Weeks?

Babies have been observed to go through 'fussy' phases just before they make big steps forward in their cognitive development. We chat to Wonder Weeks co-author Dr Frans Plooij about the theory behind the book ...

3 things to encourage in your child’s play

Play provides your child with opportunities to develop in a number of essential skills such as planning and sequencing, executive functioning, problem solving, social skills and understanding others, expressive and receptive language and self-regulation.