Conception

Wealthy sperm donor fears contact from more than two dozen offspring

Julia Medew and Craig Butt "I'm not massively rich, but I've made a few bob along the way. I don't want them thinking 'Ooh, look at this guy living in a big house... with a Mercedes in his driveway'."

Pregnancy

5 ideas for telling your partner you're pregnant

JO HARTLEY These ideas can feel just a bit sweeter (no pun intended) than a phone call or a hug.

Birth

Pregnant woman plans to have dolphin as midwife

Staff writers One woman has an interesting idea of what a midwife should do.

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6 common questions on cord-blood banking answered

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Mayo Clinic News Network Blood from a newborn's umbilical cord was once considered a waste product, but it actually contains potentially life-saving cells.

Electronic tags may keep newborns safe

Mum dances her way through labour

Childbirth choices: five star or free?

Baby's birth in car caught on police video

Baby

How to keep sane during your baby's first weeks at home

Peter Wells I've just had a kid, but children come with no manual. So here's a quick guide to apps, websites and devices to help.

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Toddler

'Look what it did to our daughter': parents' meningococcal B plea

LETITIA ROWLANDS Sarah and Aaron Parkyn have a message for anyone who doubts the importance of the meningococcal B vaccine.

Lifestyle

William Tyrrell investigation turns to grandparent support groups

Ava Benny-Morrison 5:10pm Detectives investigating the disappearance of William Tyrrell have examined two grandparent support groups.

Wellbeing

'Now she's with me forever': mum inked with baby daughter's ashes

Chloe Winter 4:30pm An increasing number of people are taking memorial tattoos a step further than most, using ink that has been mixed with their loved ones' ashes.