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The happy ending

Why does the publishing world shun stories of failed conception journeys in favour of 'the happy ending'?

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The decision - I want a baby

We want a little version (hopefully a better version) of the mix between us. We have so much love to give and sharing with another one it will only make it bigger. So let’s go for it!

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Quick workplace safety check

If you're pregnant or planning on conceiving it's time to give your work space a quick once over with this handy guide.

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Folate is key for expectant mums

Ten tiny fingers and 10 tiny toes, baby Aliyah arrived at Wollongong Hospital this week just as mum Kim McGuinness hoped: perfect.

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Be my baby: On the road to fatherhood

With a theatrical sigh, I took the still warm plastic contraption, held it at arm's length in such a way that it suggested it was radioactive and rested it on top of the toilet. I love my wife dearly, but there is a line. Well, actually, there were two lines.

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What can I do to increase my chances of conceiving?

What's the alternative?

I want to get pregnant this year. What can I do to increase my chances of conceiving?

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Low B12 mums 'up birth defect risk'

Babies whose mothers had low levels of vitamin B12 just before and after they were conceived could be up to five times more likely to be being born with a congenital defect, a study reveals.

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Misconceiving

Sex education is important for young adults but it can often leave one with a lasting impression that falling pregnant is easy. Whilst this may be the case for some on average it can take a healthy couple up to twelve months to conceive.

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