When to have sex to get pregnant

Karin Hammarberg Timing sex to coincide with your most fertile days can reduce the time it takes to conceive, and could even save you a trip to the fertility clinic.


Nausea, cravings, weight gain - and that's just the dad-to-be

Letitia Rowlands Dad-to-be Harry Ashby says he is the first man in the UK to take sick leave due to pregnancy illness after being diagnosed with Couvade syndrome.


Birth trauma and the issue of informed consent

Michele Munz There is a perception that women should just be happy they have a healthy baby in their arms. But for women who experienced birth trauma, there's a lot more to it.

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The patient wait for "miracle" baby Pablo

At last: Andres Hernandez, Maria Herrera and Pablo.

MIKI PERKINS After a long struggle to have a baby, Maria Herrara was willing to do anything to become a mother - including being confined to a hospital bed "head down, bum up" for four months of pregnancy.

Why I invited a dozen people to watch my son's birth

Morning sickness in late pregnancy: the facts

Tearing during delivery: the facts

The lowdown on male midwives


6 things that shocked me about having a baby

Moata Tamaira 12:57pm As embarrassing as some of these things are, I feel like I should share them, just in case it saves some other soon-to-be mum or dad from having to do the "what the hell is this now?" face like I did.


When loving siblings fight

KIRAN CHUG 9:52am She knows her children love each other, but Kiran Chug can't figure out why her toddler and pre-schooler fight so much.

Video: Toddler not keen on clean-shaven dad

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Letitia Rowlands This little girl thought she was taking part in a standard game of peek-a-boo, but her dad had a surprise for her.


Overcoming a fear of the dark

Kids, TV and movies: how young is too young?

The day Supernanny came to tea

Mum and two-year-old create masterpieces together


'Can I take the normal one?': new allegations in baby Gammy saga

TAMMY MILLS Further details have emerged over the scramble to find a family for baby Gammy after his birth, including a suggestion to abandon him at a temple.

Couple completes bucket list with terminally ill unborn baby

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Melanie Mahoney Jenna and Dan Haley received heartbreaking news at a 13-week scan, but were determined to spend every day enjoying life with their unborn son.

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An open letter to Tony Abbott: please salvage our super

Tales from the homefront

Two cereals recalled over glass fears

Police stumped in search for missing William Tyrell, 3


How I started to recover from my husband's suicide

Alex Aulich When Damien died, I was heartbroken not only for myself, but also for him and our baby. I wondered how I was ever going to put his suicide into words for her.