Dads' smoking before conception increases asthma risk

LETITIA ROWLANDS 12:58pm Fathers who smoke are more likely to have children with asthma even if they quit the habit before their baby is conceived, according to new research.


Stillbirth, miscarriage and infertility is no April Fools' joke

Melanie Hearse Faux pregnancy announcements have long been a go-to April Fools joke. This year a meme popped up to deliver a lecture about the insensitivity of the prank - but opinion is divided on its validity.

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#birthjusthappened: the photos changing the way we see labour

CATHERINE RODIE There's no doubt that post-birth photos can have a powerful effect on women. But are they enough to change the way pregnant women feel about their own impending labours?

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Lots of colic theories, a few treatments, but not many answers

Chad Hayes 9:52pm We may not have a clue what colic is, but we do know that it goes away - no matter what you do.


Baby feeding basics

9:55pm Starting on solids is an exciting time for you and your baby. Here are a few tips to help the process go along smoothly.


Olivia Wilde describes post-baby body as a 'deflated pool toy'

Mary Ward 11:45am Olivia Wilde has kept it incredibly real in a recent interview.


Mums, don't die with your light inside you

Julia Watson 2:51pm I accept that, barring a miracle, I will die of cancer. But no one knows the end date, so I'm not going to work towards it.


The certificate helping parents deal with pregnancy loss

An example of the NSW Recognition of Early Pregnancy Loss certificate

JO HARTLEY For some people, this certificate will offer a sense of validation that their child was acknowledged as being here and now gone, and will help them with life post-loss.


The phenomenon of phantom pregnancy kicks

Boosting your confidence as a mum

6 signs you're done having babies

I'm a single mother by choice