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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Lauren Dubois 9:08am Choosing a name for your baby is a very important decision. Here are some ways to help you choose a name so your child won't hate you for the rest of their life.


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.


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.


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.

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