At 22, two years into a uni degree, Kate Hudson, took a dream trip around with Europe with friends. She didn't realise she was going to be a mum by the end of the month.
A man has been jailed for eight years for causing a car crash that killed a woman's unborn baby.
It can be easy to assume our ideas around childhood are universal, but they are particular to where we live, as these practices show.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued a safety advisory warning parents about confusion when using the dosing syringe supplied with Children's Panadol.
Doctors have found that has found that reheating pasta makes it healthier than the original meal.
Sarah Knapton Ice cream may be the ultimate comfort food, but a study suggests it could also help older women to have children.
VICTORIA BIRCH It’s not surprising that IVF is often seen as a negative journey towards the ultimate positive, but having a glass-half-full approach can make a big difference to the experience.
MELANIE KEMBREY After hearing about 'surprise babies' born to mums who didn't know they were pregnant, it's common to ask "how did she not realise?" But experts say it's entirely possible for it to happen.
Staff writers Prenatal testing is done to check if a baby has certain medical conditions before birth. Here is some important information about what the tests are for and the risks involved.
LETITIA ROWLANDS She was looking forward to becoming a mother for the first time, but a rare complication during childbirth meant Kymberlie Shepherd died before she got to meet her baby boy Kyden.
Marion Donovan, inventor of the first disposable nappy, had one question that guided her work: "What do I think will help a lot of people, and most certainly will help me?"
Paul Purcell Ellie Topliff turns two in February. It will probably be her last birthday.
Gayle Bryant A new app is allowing childcare centres to manage absences and available spots with ease. It even promises to help families save money!
RACHEL BROWNE 5:28pm Police are searching for 11-year-old Michelle Levy, who went missing from her home in Sydney on Saturday evening.
JAMES ROBERTSON 9:01am Kate Anderson had been waiting for nearly five hours. Two-month-old Isabelle was sick and getting worse.
I have a chronic illness nobody likes to discuss. It involves toilet talk, and probably caused my miscarriage. But it needs to be talked about.