Call it the second baby effect: women return to work after the birth of their second child and discover they are being discriminated against by previously accommodating managers.
Gender equality is proving elusive for Matilda Heather Garriock, who is hoping to finish her career on a high note - as a player for Australia and a mum.
More women with successful careers are starting their own business or working for themselves from home after having children.
Kate Mills started ProfessionalMums.net, an employment community for women, after the birth of her first child. She's a mum to Coco, 5, and Bebe, 3.
The term is embraced by some and loathed by others - why so?
Tiffany Faglin is the founder of TheChicElement, an online business that sells a range of beautiful, functional pieces for home offices. She's also the mum of three boys under the age of four.
What's the difference between a 'mumpreneur' who sees her business as a hobby, compared to one who uses it to earn her income? Two business owners explain how they started out.
Ilde Naismith Beeley is the inventor of Starlettos, a unique and stylish yet practical footwear solution. She runs the Starlettos company while raising her two young children.
Move over, mums who blog - your male counterparts are hitting the net, and they're bringing a new wave of 'dad-vertising' with them.
Ere Perez runs her own make-up and skincare company, Ere Perez Natural Cosmetics, and is also a mum of two girls.
Cris Bucknall is the co-founder of Eco Chic, a stylish, sustainable furniture and homewares emporium. She's also the mum of Kira, 7, and Emery, 5.