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La Crosse encephalitis

A MUM from North Carolina in the US is warning others about a little-known mosquito-borne virus that almost killed her young son. LoriAnne Surrett said her 6-year-old son Noah and his brothers were at their grandparents’ house when he complained of a headache, FOX News reported. Noah was given some …

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Trinity Grammar

WHEN John*, a student at Melbourne’s Trinity Grammar School, was molested twice by a teacher, he did the right thing and told his parents. They reassured him: “My father held me so tight and he said, ‘Son, we love you, we believe you and we’ll make it right’.” The former …

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Home birth

A VIDEO showing a mother giving birth to her baby in a water bath at home, surrounded by her husband and with their dog nearby, has been slammed by health experts as “dangerous”. The video, shared on the popular Australian Birth Stories Instagram account, shows the father delivering his own …

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Cheeky 6yo’s $400 Amazon order

A SAVVY six-year-old managed to order $415 worth of toys on Amazon using her parents’ iPad — and got it all shipped overnight before they had a chance to clock on. This image of a grinning Caitlin went viral, as the she welcomed home her delivery to the shock of …

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Abortion

TEENAGE girls are often stereotyped as the female demographic most likely to have an abortion, but new data and health experts say it’s actually middle-aged mothers who make up the majority of terminations. According to data from family planning organisation Marie Stopes Australia, women aged 36-40 had 3100 terminations a …

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60 Minutes

A MELBOURNE couple who genetically engineered their new baby to be a perfect genetic match for their sick son, have been slammed on social media for their “selfish” decision. Olivia and David Densley have six children. Two of the couple’s children, Cooper and Fletcher, have been diagnosed with a fatal …

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Studio 10

SARAH HARRIS has recounted a mortifying parenting “fail” involving her young son over the weekend. This morning on Studio Ten the mum-of-two told her fellow panellists that the incident occurred when her partner Tom took their son Paul to Sunday mass. Harris didn’t attend the church service, saying, “I was …

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