Kids Health

Britain's Prince Harry reacts next to television presenter Gaby Roslin as he delivers a speech during the WellChild Awards Ceremony reception in London, Britain, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Pool - RC1396C87B60

Watch: Prince Harry breaks down at event for sick children

The Duke of Sussex was comforted by a presenter onstage.

Quinn and Nicola Ayson.

New cannabis gel hailed as a game-changer for children with epilepsy

The gel is still in an early trial phase.

Two-year-old June was found horrifically burned in her car seat.

Toddler dies after mother leaves her in hot car to go drinking

Two-year-old June was found horrifically burned in her car seat.

Children get a nutritious meal while inmates gain qualifications and skills.

Otago prisoners make lunches for hungry school kids

Children get a nutritious meal while inmates gain qualifications and skills.

Emily Branje is being remembered as bubbly, fearless and cheeky.

Givealittle set up for family of young girl swept away while whitebaiting

Emily Branje's body was found on the West Coast on Saturday.

Woman taking a pill

Pregnant women who take paracetamol could have hyperactive kids

Expectant mothers are being advised to ease up on the popular painkiller.

A report on pepi-pods from 2015.

How traditional Māori woven bassinets have saved hundreds of lives

Māori rates of SUDI have plummeted since the introduction of wahakura.

Dr Emma Best says work is being done to find new ways of delivering the MMR vaccine.

Measles epidemic: All eyes on Tauranga

All of the participating schools at the AIMS Games have provided a list of unimmunised students.

Helen Wesche was her daughter's advocate as she noticed differences in Quinn's health to her twin.

Mother of girl born with undiagnosed broken heart urges parents to 'trust your instincts'

Doctors didn't find the hole in Quinn's heart until she was nearly a year old.

Jamie Quinlan had the spring lodged in his back.

Trampoline spring shoots into child's back 'like a bullet'

"It must be rarer than a lightning strike."

Watch: A Rangiora mother is pleading for other Cantabrians to get vaccinated against measles.

Children 'likely to die' in measles outbreak, head of Starship warns

"We don't have a treatment for measles," says Dr Mike Shepherd.

Watch: Auckland high school principal calls on Government to get tough on vaping 'epidemic'.

Vaping should only be used for quitting nicotine - health expert

She's urging kids to stay away from e-cigarettes, as an "epidemic" hits schools.

Diana Sanchez's lawyer released distressing CCTV footage from the Denver County Jail.

Woman files lawsuit after forced to give birth alone in jail cell

"There were so many people there and nobody lifted a finger".

Willie Jackson and Judith Collins on The AM Show.

Labour MP tired of anti-vax parents being labelled 'nutters'

"Some families make reasonable decisions."

David Shanks on The AM Show.

Chief Censor ponders porn crackdown

But he says it's no easy task deciding what should be banned.

Children's Health

Putting Tamariki first: A report from Tūhoe country

"We find ourselves in a crisis and we should react and respond as if there is a crisis."

He says it's sometimes necessary to take them "out of harm's way".

Māori King tells people to stop blaming Government over child uplifts

He says it's sometimes necessary to take them "out of harm's way".

Watch: Tooth decay common for kids in Northland and Auckland - study.

Fluoride in the water could lower children's IQ - study

Pregnant women exposed to fluoride might be putting their children's intelligence at risk, new research has found.

New research has also found legalising cannabis doesn't result in more teens taking up toking.

Not as many Kiwi teens are getting high on weed as before

And new research shows they're not just replacing cannabis with other drugs either.

Watch: The Government believes upping standards for rental homes could save lives.

Damp, mouldy homes blamed for high rate of kids with respiratory infections

About half of all GP consultations for under-twos involve respiratory illnesses.