Wannabe dads left behind in IVF debate

KATHERINE FEENEY 12:47pm 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


The moment a 92-year-old meets her great grandaughter

Staff writers It's a heart-warming photo this family will treasure forever.

How to prepare for breastfeeding when you're still pregnant


Staff writers While every woman's breastfeeding journey is different, many hurdles are shared. Knowing what to expect will enable you to make informed decisions if - or when - you meet challenges along the way.

Sneak peek: new Love Mae bamboo dinnerware designs

Sneak peek: Geleeo self-cooling pram & high chair liners

In defence of 'brexting'

How a fellow passenger made a mum's day on a flight


Toddler's silent debate with mum about naptime

Staff writers He might not utter a single word - but this toddler is having a great debate with his mother about nap time.


Aussie babies and parents stranded in Nepal after surrogacy ban

KIM ARLINGTON 7:54pm Parents say Australian babies are being "kept captive" and cannot come home after a ban on commercial surrogacy in Nepal.