Parents don't have a whole lot of free time. Take a casual survey of parents you know and you might hear mums and dads tell you they have under 30 minutes to themselves each day.
Since becoming a mother, nearly 10 years ago, I have lost more than 2305 hours of sleep.
A new mum who was told to "lose weight" in order to fix the protein detected in her urine, has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma (cancer of the bone marrow) after seeking a second opinion.
To have children or not to have children? We meet three women who have opted out.
Being a burnt-out mum is not only bad for you, but it's also bad for the people around you.
Getting fit, or fitter, is all about finding the right activity for you.
I choose to keep everything else together instead of myself.
Can you still have a fun holiday wardrobe while wrangling children? Yes, but be prepared.
I never knew I could be so excited about peeing on a stick, but there I was, shaking so badly I almost missed.
"You have to find time for yourself. You just have to."
I am consciously choosing not to have my phone with me while my daughter wants to play with me.
Would you take your baby to work if you could?
This founder says Australia has to "change the pace" for the sake of health.
Give this person a medal! This should the the rule rather than the exception.
Very few fathers opt to take leave to help raise their children - and the government and employers are failing to help change our work culture.
It was a revolutionary move in the late Eighties. Stay-at-home dads were the stuff of legend, or straight out of Three Men and a Baby.
Men are becoming more involved with their children, but the male breadwinner ideal persists. Can men really have it all?
I will never deny the fact that grief has a place when you give birth to a child who brings a set of circumstances very different to what you imagined. Because for nine months, I thought I knew my Georgie.
"Life has a funny way of giving you what you need when you need it the most."
In Australia, around 57 babies are born prematurely (before 37 weeks) each day. EB member Jannette tells her story about her twin sons, who were born at 24 weeks.
Essential Baby member Erin Law is a mum of three. Her daughter Bailey has autism, and Erin has Asperger's Syndrome herself. A year after her diagnosis, and on World Autism Awareness Day, she shares her story.
Essential Baby member Emma Bigwood always loved dogs - and now she's making a difference by helping save the lives of many canines. She shares her story.
As part of Down Syndrome Awareness Month, we share a story from EB member Julia Watson, who has a daughter with Down syndrome. She recalls the ways her little girl has changed their family for the better ...