Wannabe dads left behind in IVF debate

KATHERINE FEENEY If virgin women can become mothers through IVF, maybe we're ready for another miracle - genuine equality for men in the parenting debate.


Scientists identify potential birth control 'pill' for men

Scientists are hopeful of developing a birth control pill for men.

Karen Kaplan Two drugs that help suppress the immune system in organ transplant patients may have a future as the long-sought birth control "pill" for men, new research suggests.

I gave my daughter up for adoption - then tried to be her mum

The new wave of virgins giving birth

Obese men have fertility issues, too

Compensation claims for failed vasectomies rejected


Your choice or theirs: the tug-of-war over baby names

Alyson Krueger They had just decided on a name they both agreed on, but then the grandparents threw in an offer of $10,000 in exchange for choosing something else.


Don't panic: A granddad midwife's guide for dads-to-be

Harry Wallop Mark Harris has helped deliver 500 babies. And he's now telling fathers what to expect.

5 qualities every midwife should have


Sharday Stirton My midwife was an indispensable part of the whole childbirth journey for me, and when newly pregnant friends ask if they should book one, I can't say yes quickly enough.

'I've had my baby early - it's 26 weeks'

How I came to have an unassisted home birth

Couple shares beautiful photos of home birth

Pregnant woman plans to have dolphin as midwife


Dad builds the ultimate bed for his toddler son

LETITIA ROWLANDS 10:12am The transition from cot to big kid bed might be a little easier if every toddler had a bed like this one.


Perez Hilton defends shower photo

Staff writers 12:13pm Hollywood gossip writer and father Perez Hilton has defended himself after critics labelled a photograph he posted on Instagram "creepy" and "child abuse".


Toddler found two days after going missing

Lost and found ... Two-year-old Rainn Peterson has been rescued after two days in rural Ohio.

10:35am A two-year-old girl who disappeared on Friday night from her great-grandparents' home in rural Ohio was found alive Sunday evening in a nearby field.

Aussie babies and parents stranded in Nepal after surrogacy ban

Hugh Jackman reveals why he was a wild child

First look at Renee Zellweger in Bridget Jones's Baby

Newlyweds send bill to no-show guests


How to spring clean your body and mind

1:39pm Whether you're pregnant, already a mum, or are just trying to be a bit more healthy, there are ways to use the rejuvenating season to give yourself a boost.

Is Woolworths now cheaper than Coles?

Coles continues to grow sales at a faster rate than Woolworths.

PATRICK HATCH 8:12am Woolworths appears to have taken the upper hand in its price battle with Coles after investing millions of dollars lowering the cost of groceries, according to new figures.

The health and fitness lessons I've learned

Our angel baby story: Hunter James

Running for beginners: taking the first steps

Tips for turning yourself into a morning person