Devastated widow discovers she's pregnant the day before husband's funeral

LETITIA ROWLANDS They had been trying to conceive a baby for seven years. Tragically Kristy Kirchner found out she was pregnant the day before her husband Royce's funeral.

Government must set state adoption targets, Barnardos Australia says


RACHEL BROWNE Australia's leading child abuse charity is calling on the federal government to introduce targets to encourage the adoption of children from foster care.

I paid $50,000 to have a girl

Crowdfunding for a baby

Why dads-to-be should quit smoking, too

The mum who fell in love with her sperm donor


Video: Timelapse captures 42 week pregnancy in 1 minute

Jen Ng Video: Timelapse captures 42 week pregnancy in 1 minute


Hospital lets dads the experience some of the pain of childbirth

Natalie Thomas 10:45pm A new experience is radically altering men's views of childbirth.

Mum and daughter have babies on same day


MELANIE MAHONEY "It's not really something you ever want or think could happen. To have my mum going through it with me is probably the most special, amazing thing ever.”

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Reliving the birth experience

Lauren gives the ultimate gift despite her own personal loss

Preparing your child to attend a sibling's birth

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Transgender dad breastfeeds his babies

LETITIA ROWLANDS A transgender man who breastfed his first baby - despite having his breasts removed as part of his transformation from female to male - has now had a second child.

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Baby boy abandoned in drain

LEESHA MCKENNY 10:45am A newborn baby boy has been found alive in a drain in Sydney after passing cyclists heard its cries.



It's okay to never 'get over' the death of a loved one

Zoë Krupka The death of children, siblings, and parents has long term impacts on the rest of our lives.