Victorian Labor to introduce same-sex adoption laws

Richard Willingham, Benjamin Preiss 6:49pm Thousands of same-sex couples with children will have the right to be jointly recognised as parents by Victorian law.

Grandma surprised with brand new granddaughter


Staff writers 3:36pm Finding out you’re going to be a grandmother can be a very emotional moment. Finding out that you’re a grandmother and the baby is already here is just out of this world.

Wannabe dads left behind in IVF debate

Scientists identify potential birth control 'pill' for men

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

The new wave of virgins giving birth


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.


Mum gives birth to India's heaviest baby

Barcroft Media 4:10pm An Indian woman has given birth to a baby boy weighing a whopping 5.97kg, setting a new record for the country's heaviest baby.


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.


Two children fall from second storey window

Kate Aubusson 8:31pm Two young boys have been rushed to hospital after falling out a second-storey window of a home in Eastwood.

Perez Hilton defends shower photo

Hilton is dad to Mario and Mia.

Staff writers 7:02pm 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

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


The hidden mental health illness of anxiety

Esther Ashby-Coventry 7:55am Anxiety took over Robyn Read's life to such an extent she could not even buy the groceries and felt suicidal.

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?

The health and fitness lessons I've learned

Our angel baby story: Hunter James

Running for beginners: taking the first steps