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Gabriella Jozwiak finds out about the multi-faceted role of a health visitor.

Gabriella Jozwiak talks to Rachel Mavers about her varied and vital role looking after mothers and babies and supervising other midwives.

A study on alcohol and pregnancy has implications for both mothers and those working with affected children.

For children unable to attend school due to ill health, hospital education provides a way to keep up with work - and also smooths the way for reintegration with their peers. By Jenny Craigen

Latest research reinforces the vital importance of handwashing in preventing the spread of infection, explains Dr Sally Bloomfield.

Research shows that iodine deficiency in pregnant women can impair a child's cognitive development. Ruth Thomson examines the impacts of the deficiency and outlines what can be done to prevent it.

A team of nursery nurses is benefiting newborns, their families and the NHS. Ruth Thomson visits.

If a child stops breathing and goes stiff after an upsetting episode, they may be experiencing breath-holding spells. Sue Chambers explains.

Help is at hand for those seeking to organise physically active play environments.