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Lavinia Mo In China, expectant couples who are unwilling or unable to keep their children go to a special website to adopt their babies out, rather than aborting or abandoning them.
JO HARTLEY Two women share their stories of longing for a baby so much that they each decided not to wait for a partner before becoming a mum.
Letitia Rowlands A product new to Australia claims to help babies be born "as intelligent as possible", but not all experts agree on the benefits of educating babies while still in the womb.
Paula Goodyer In this era of amazing scientific and technological developments, why are there so few pain relief options for birth? And how can we help make the process a little more comfortable for women?
LETITIA ROWLANDS Delayed umbilical cord clamping has been shown to benefit babies, but until now the practice had been cumbersome.
Shylah Huisman After two water births at home, I was determined to give birth to my son the same way. I just hoped this birth would be quicker than my last two.
Birth photos: Birth photos on the rise
Babyology Imagine someone saying to you, "Your baby’s shoes are magnificent, where’d you get them?" And you reply, "Oh, these? I made them."
Forget finger painting and play dough - the curriculum at this New York daycare centre includes maths, science and literature, all for an exorbitant annual fee.
JO HARTLEY Nothing can beat the feeling of witnessing that first smile, first step and first word - but here's a list of 'firsts' I'm really looking forward to now.
Kasey Edwards Imagine launching a crowdfunding campaign to ask strangers to pay you an income for parenting. That was one dad's grand plan - but it didn't go quite as planned.
You don’t know is how the past year has affected me as a person. You don’t know how I’ve changed, and how my perspectives have been completely displaced and realigned. This is comforting to me – I want you to know me for who I am now.
Melina Georgousakis and Kristine Macartney Most of us will receive the majority of our vaccinations in childhood, but Australian adults still die and become disabled from vaccine-preventable diseases. Learn when you should get updated immunisations.