IVF treatment: South African agency flies egg donors to Australia

MARIKA DOBBIN 9:55am Young South African women are due to arrive in Australia this month to serve as egg donors for local IVF patients who are desperate for babies.

Our baby joy took a decade, cost $200,000 and involved three countries

Norbert Herrmann and Suzanne Pattison with their 21-month-old daughter Elke.

MARIKA DOBBIN 9:20am Suzanne Pattison would often see women playing with their kids in the park and long for that kind of love in her life and, after a decade of waiting, now she has it.


Why men need to shape up for pregnancy too

7 awesome pregnancy announcements of 2015

Australian 'twiblings' safely home together

Natural ways to try to choose your baby's sex


Dad-to-be poses for pregnancy photo shoot

"My wife didn't want to take maternity pictures, so I hired a photographer and took her place," Redditor DruishPrincess69 wrote when he shared these photos online. The 'manternity' shoot has since gone viral, and has been shared thousands of times all over the world.



When your partner misses the birth

While no one wants their partner to miss their baby’s birth, it can happen. Here’s what to do if you find yourself in that situation.

I had a caesarean and it was beautiful


Jo DuMond Guess what? Despite not pushing him out, I cried, and my heart skipped, and I felt the rush of love and pride when I saw him for the first time.

What pregnant women around the world pack in their hospital bag

Couple serves up placenta pizza to celebrate birth

Australian mum gives birth to quintuplets

Police help deliver baby on busy roadside


Let's celebrate: Valentine's Day clothing & accessories for babies and toddlers

Suzi Catchpole 3:15am It's that time of year again and we've found all the cutest clothing and accessories for your Valentine's babies and toddlers.


Smiling newborn babies

Sandi Ford

1:32pm These gorgeous photos are by Sandi Ford, who specialises in capturing newborns smiling. "I have learned to recognise the little signs that a baby is about to let out a smile and I sit there ready with the camera to catch it!" she says. "I once read that there are two types of people in this world – those that see a newborn smile as wind, and those that don't. I see it as a rare treat that I am lucky enough to capture."

Baby's future imagined in cute photo series

Adorable photo series of sleeping baby

Safari-themed nursery ideas

Personalised baby gifts


Dad creates custom eyepatches for baby

1:55pm Illinois dad Geof Grubb has shared the decorated eyepatches he's made for his daughter, Layla. The one-year-old has a small cataract and needs to wear an eyepatch to strengthen her eye.

The best baby photobombs


12:18pm Sure, babies and kids are cute - but when they photobomb, they're hilarious. Here are some of the best shots of children stealing the spotlight.

Mother hits out at Big W for 'sexualising' young girls

Spaghetti Toes: Life with a toddler

If toddlers texted or had Facebook

Fun Easter gifts for babies and toddlers


Car ploughs through childcare centre in Macquarie Park

Kate Aubusson 9:20pm A car has crashed into a childcare centre and ploughed through a playground in Sydney's north west on Tuesday, moments before children were due to be let out for a break.

Babies and toddlers who look like dolls

Babies that look like dolls

4:01pm Pretty little faces, big eyes, long eyelashes, matching outfits ... these babies and toddlers have definitely found their doppelgängers in their favourite dolls.

Bubs in mugs: the 'baby mugging' craze

Amazing themed wedding cakes

Top 10 famous dads of the internet

Doritos 'ultrasound' ad sparks controversy


The honest truth about the lies parents tell

JO HARTLEY 3:52pm It's no lie when I say that as parents we often tend to manipulate truths a little. In fact a survey released by UK's Babycentre confirmed just that, with 53 per cent of mothers admitting to being less than honest when it came to talking about their parenting skills and experience.