Having children can be fun – joyous, even. So why did nobody say so?
The Goldilocks rule of pooing says you should go between three times a day and three times a week
For most of us non-celebrities, the ability to snap back to our pre-pregnancy figure is often unachievable, leaving many feeling unhappy about our bodies.
"Nothing prepared me for the lack of sleep," Michelle Bridges says.
Relax; it actually proves your brain is working just fine.
I was pregnant and on the bus on my way home from work when I first noticed myself disappearing.
Feeling nice is not a crime against motherhood.
Gifts for the love of your life.
For years, I felt looked down on for not having children - then I realised how much of a mothering role I have
Husbands, listen up! These ideas will boost your popularity at home and make your wife the envy of all of her friends.
As more parents have fewer children, the middle child has become rarer.
Having a baby might just be the ticket to a more fulfilling career. Sarah Ayoub talks to mothers who maximised their maternity leave to find work-life balance.
Support for parents shouldn't end when parental leave does.
#1 Go easy on yourself.
But really, there is no such thing as going back to work.
While it looks like a holiday, the reality is very different.
Women are being asked if their head’s really ready to go back to work and being grilled about child care arrangements.
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 ...