It's time for women to start prioritising their own health
Clue: It’s not candlelit baths.
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.
Following the birth of my first child and my return to full-time work, I evaluated what I was wearing and wondered; “Have I let myself go?”
Feeling nice is not a crime against motherhood.
Sadly, it's common for women to experience violence for the first time during pregnancy.
My childbearing years are over, and I can't stand it.
Days after they cut a baby out of my womb, and their hands lifted my breast into the infant’s searching mouth, a strange thing happened.
For fathers, nothing builds rapport with a senior manager like swapping stories about kids and grand kids...for mothers not so much.
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.
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 ...