Scientists identify potential birth control 'pill' for men

Karen Kaplan Two drugs that help suppress the immune system in organ transplant patients may have a future as the long-sought birth control "pill" for men, new research suggests.


Your choice or theirs: the tug-of-war over baby names

Alyson Krueger 11:52am 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.


Don't panic: A granddad midwife's guide for dads-to-be

Harry Wallop Mark Harris has helped deliver 500 babies. And he's now telling fathers what to expect.

5 qualities every midwife should have


Sharday Stirton My midwife was an indispensable part of the whole childbirth journey for me, and when newly pregnant friends ask if they should book one, I can't say yes quickly enough.

'I've had my baby early - it's 26 weeks'

How I came to have an unassisted home birth

Couple shares beautiful photos of home birth

Pregnant woman plans to have dolphin as midwife


The moment a 92-year-old meets her great grandaughter

Staff writers It's a heart-warming photo this family will treasure forever.

How to prepare for breastfeeding when you're still pregnant


Staff writers While every woman's breastfeeding journey is different, many hurdles are shared. Knowing what to expect will enable you to make informed decisions if - or when - you meet challenges along the way.

Sneak peek: new Love Mae bamboo dinnerware designs

Sneak peek: Geleeo self-cooling pram & high chair liners

In defence of 'brexting'

How a fellow passenger made a mum's day on a flight


Toddler's silent debate with mum about naptime

Staff writers He might not utter a single word - but this toddler is having a great debate with his mother about nap time.


Newlyweds send bill to no-show guests

Staff writers 8:12pm Planning a wedding can be stressful – and, as most newlyweds can attest, it can be very costly, too.

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Running for beginners: taking the first steps

Samantha Bluemel It's that time of year when the weather warms up and there's more opportunity to get out and go for a jog.