• Dad films baby's speedy birth on GoPro camera

    Troy Dickerson wanted to film his wife Kristin's journey to the hospital to give birth. Little did he know he would also capture footage of the baby being born before they even reached the hospital doors.

    Quick start ... Kristin Dickerson and newborn son Truett just seconds after his dramatic entry into the world.
  • The myths and facts of morning sickness

    Many mums and mums-to-be are quite familiar with morning sickness. To help you manage your pregnancy with some peace of mind, we've found the truth in some commonly held myths.

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  • To the parents who take their kids everywhere

    I adore my kids and I adore most other people’s kids, too. But on a child-free night I want child-free time, and I resent missing out because of inconsiderate parents.

  • Miscarriage shouldn't be a dirty little secret

    I miscarried days ago. Now it all feels surreal. Was I really ever pregnant? Did I just imagine our wonderful future as a happy family?

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  • The baby names on the rise in 2014

    We’re halfway through 2014, so it’s a good time to see which baby names are proving popular with parents this year – and where they’re finding their inspiration.

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Conception

Who will Australia's new adoption process really help?

Patricia Fronkek At first glance, Australia’s changes to intercountry adoption sound fair. But there are too many unanswered questions about this reform agenda.

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A family's journey from heartbreak to sheer joy

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Rochelle Moore Julia and Lee Newton faced one of their darkest moments when they realised they couldn't have more children. Then a friend offered the gift of a lifetime.

Second time lucky: conceiving naturally after IVF

I fell pregnant after my husband passed away

Hold the phone: mobiles damage chance of becoming a dad

The invisible loss of infertility

Pregnancy

New test identifies premature birth risk

Miranda Prynne Women could find out whether they are at risk of a premature birth during their first three months of pregnancy using a simple urine test, according to a study.

Birth

Dad films baby's speedy birth on GoPro camera

LETITIA ROWLANDS Troy Dickerson wanted to film his wife Kristin's journey to the hospital to give birth. Little did he know he would also capture footage of the baby being born before they even reached the hospital doors.

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Baby

Colds in babies and young children

Learn how to treat a cold in young babies and children.

Parenting a crier

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Carolyn Tate There are many reasons that babies cry, but there are certainly babies that cry more than others. They're the ones who let you know how they’re feeling by crying - a lot.

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Healing hugs for sick babies

The carers who calm babies born with drug addictions

Study confirms safety of childhood vaccines

When your baby is in jail

Toddler

The woman who will toilet-train your toddler - for $2000

LETITIA ROWLANDS 7:23pm Just when you thought there were no parenting tasks left to outsource, along comes the "potty whisperer" who promises to toilet-train your toddler in just two days ... for a price.

Becoming comfortable with my discipline style

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Sharon M. Smith I have found my discipline philosophy. So I’m going to stop this little act I put on for others, and start doing what works for us.

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How I failed the sippy cup test

Why music is good for your toddler

The friend everyone needs on their first day of preschool

Colourful chairs for Lego fans

Lifestyle

What they don't tell dads-to-be about the big day

Neil Lyndon Only one in 20 fathers now avoid being in the delivery room when their baby is being born. The rest, I guarantee, are desperately telling themselves to be brave and wondering where to look.

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Wellbeing

Should I tell my husband our last child isn't his?

Demetria L. Lucas I have an amazing husband. My last child is not his, and he is unaware. What should I do?

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