While many people can pick up on signs of postpartum depression in new mothers, the same signs are often mistaken for something else or missed entirely in fathers, a British study suggests.
If you are a parent, working from home can rank as a blessing and a curse.
There are great fathers who have laid down their lives to make their children who they are today.
Reading habits differ from one child to another. While some kids have a natural flair for books, others may find reading torturous.
Parents have been urged to adopt innovative measures in disciplining their wards in place of punitive forms of punishment, such as spanking.
In a new set of guidelines, the World Health Organization said that infants under 1 year old should not be exposed to electronic screens and that children between the ages of 2 and 4 should not have more than one hour of “sedentary screen time” each day.
It seems these days that strangers notice my growing belly immediately after one of my three children does something outrageous in public.
One thing I know more than anything else is how hard it is to be a parent. We are thrown into the job with no training and it’s a total crap-shoot as to how successful we will be.
You cut your cable. You brown bag your lunch most days. And lattes? You gave them up long ago in the name of saving money.
Cyber security analyst, Philemon Hini says parents who post images and videos of children on social media, risk exposing them to criminals in the cyber space.
Many moms report that their baby’s first word was “mama”.
Ogechi Babalola was over the moon when she and her husband found out that they were expecting their first child together.
A Canadian mother has been reunited with her son who was abducted in 1987 as a toddler.
Kids often say hilarious and nonsensical things. But sometimes they make some really good points that make you think, “Can’t argue with that!”
Many children are picky eaters, making every meal a challenge. But for some, the problem goes deeper than not liking vegetables or whole-wheat bread.
Redwood Planters Summit, a free conference for parents with primary and secondary school children, takes place on Saturday at the Fiesta Royale Hotel in Accra.
Eva advises a newly-married woman, who's beginning to think about having children, how to get her head around the idea of childbirth.
This photo is testament to an undying hope in the face of heartbreak after heartbreak.
The cordiality of the relationship parents have with children goes a long way to affect their development as adolescents.
Imagine earning only GHS 250 a month but having to cater for eight dependants and yourself.
When a Wisconsin couple went into hospital for the birth of their baby it was not just mum who had an eventful night, dad had to step up in a way he never imagined.
A young woman has shared heartbreaking images of her premature babies on social media, taken not long after they had passed away just hours after they born.
Hundreds of Ghanaian women who cannot conceive are known to attend prayer camps with the promise of getting pregnant, but some of them are left to die.
All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just have to teach them how to exercise their minds.
Most parents will acknowledge that children are hard work, but are likely to say the rewards outweigh the challenges. To feel differently is almost unspeakable, but there are women who regret having children.
Parents have been urged to place more value on girl child education to help the country achieve gender equality.
After using her parents’ credit card to rent a house in which to throw a wild party, a Canadian 14-year-old is in major trouble.
How easy is it to get pregnant? Judging by the scaremongering sex education I received, you’d think all it took was the touch of the tip, the slip of a condom or the missing of a pill and – bam! – you’re a pregnant teenager and your life as you know it is over.
"My daughter was born by emergency C-section after her heart rate dropped dramatically during contractions. The surgery went smoothly. But what followed just 24 hours after giving birth were six days of uncertainty."
Tune in into Ghana's award-winning family programme, Home Affair, this weekend and begin the talk to empower children and young girls to stop the abuse, rape and defilement.
Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Ablema Afeku foresees the creative arts sector outperforming the manufacturing sector if the potential is fully harnessed.
More than 600 people answered a call for local men to attend a “Breakfast with Dads,” an event to bring middle schoolers and “father figures” together for a meal.
Mark Zuckerberg is taking parental leave for the month of December, the Facebook CEO announced Saturday.
GHS indicates that a total of 8,400 children die prematurely out of the 140,000 childbirths every year, while 2,822 women died during childbirth between 2014 and 2016.
The failure to adapt to boarding house environment at the senior high schools could lead to student depression, a clinical psychologist has cautioned.
Could your low expectations of men or your quick ability to praise them have more to do with your father than you thought?
There is a new technology that brings the otherwise prohibitive procedure of In vitro fertilization (IVF) closer to a man's pocket and a woman's womb.
Men’s sperm counts have fallen by almost 60 per cent since the 1970s, according to major research which warns that modern life may be fuelling a male fertility crisis.
Remind yourself that conflict among siblings is normal, and even healthy. It’s how they learn to set boundaries, express desires and share not only property, but also experiences.
I was orphaned at three months old and raised by my grandfather in Tabora village in central-western region of the country.
Babies may not be able to tell us how they are feeling, but that doesn’t mean the range of emotions they feel is any less varied than adults.
Sports anchor Sara Walsh got personal about parenthood and loss in a touching Mother’s Day Instagram post that has struck a chord with many.
As part of measures to protect children and strengthen families, the Gender Ministry has introduced two major policies in the Child and Family Welfare Policy and Justice for Children Policy.
ABC News' Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses the dangers of using Benadryl or other antihistamines to keep children quiet or to go to sleep.
As Mother’s Day got closer and closer, I was depressed and unsure about how I was going to recognize this day.
A British woman's revealed she fell pregnant with twins, then conceived while carrying them and gave birth to triplets.
Being a girl or woman with autism is hard: it’s only in the past two to three years that many professionals have begun to recognise that the condition is not limited to boys and men.
What’s the best age to become a mum? Between 20 and 35, according to the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
As any parent knows, at some point (and sometimes several times a day), your child's behaviour is likely to be somewhat challenging.
Can joy be cultivated? And, if so, can we teach our kids how to be more joyful in their lives?