Parents seek biological child after embryo mix-up

BEVAN HURLEY AND STEVE KILGALLON A New Zealand couple are seeking answers after their embryos were swapped in a mix-up at a Thai fertility hospital and their surrogate gave birth to someone else's child.


Dad orders surrogate mother to abort baby

Commercial surrogacy is legal in many US states.

LETITIA ROWLANDS A man who is paying a surrogate mother to carry his child has demanded the woman abort a baby, or face financial ruin, after learning she is pregnant with triplets.

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Could male pregnancy be a thing in just five years?

Cate Blanchett thought about adopting for years

Kate Walsh: 'I can't have kids'

The parasite that could boost fertility


The baby name that got away: do you ever get over it?

Suzi Catchpole It might just the one name that got away, or maybe it's a whole list. Do you have a baby name you need to get over never using?

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Little girl's adorable reaction to meeting baby brother

CATHERINE RODIE 2:10pm Watch little girl's adorable reaction to meeting her little brother for the first time.


Summer essentials for babies and toddlers

Suzi Catchpole 10:55am A safe and happy summer in Australia means a few essential products for babies and toddlers, who we need to take very special care of in the sunshine and heat.


Special childcare help for parents on irregular hours

Adam Gartrell, National Political Correspondent 10:07am Special arrangements will be put in place to ensure parents who work irregular hours – such as fly-in fly-out workers – don't miss out on the Turnbull government's new childcare subsidy.

Why you should stop bathing your children every night

Is a daily bath really necessary for children?

Lauren Knight 9:49am Is a daily bath really necessary for little kids? Moreover, do the negative effects of constant cleanliness outweigh the positives?

Toddler blind in one eye after drone accident

9 things my toddler does that I'm no longer apologising for

10 toddler playrooms that will blow your mind

Does my toddler have OCD?


Woolworths giving free fruit to kids

CATHERINE RODIE 3:07pm Any parent who has tackled the weekly grocery shop with their kids in tow knows that the experience can be a little fraught at times.

Princess Charlotte is six-months-old and adorable

Princess Charlotte and friend.

8:28am Laughing while sat with her cuddly toy dog, Princess Charlotte looks pretty in pink in new pictures released to mark her six-month milestone.

Baby rumour: Anne Hathaway reportedly pregnant with first child

Samsung's fix slammed as 'deficient'

Blogger Zoe Stavri makes sourdough bread from her yeast infection

Woman faces abuse for not wanting children


How to cope when you switch to one income

MARK BOURIS What happens when your household goes from two incomes to one? This could be because you are having children, taking time off to study, dealing with medical issues or you've been retrenched.

Call Me Dad

What happens when violent men try to change?

Call Me Dad follows a group of men through a behaviour change program for family violence perpetrators who want to change.

Sophie Wiesner 'Call Me Dad' director Sophie Wiesner wants Australia to start a brave conversation with (and about) those who perpetrate abuse.

A love letter to my mother's group

Mother lived under her house to avoid abusive husband

Life would be harder without my kids

Mum dresses as Wonder Woman for last day of chemo