Jellaine Ross, mum of Ava, 13 months, has created a global enterprise by running her business in a smart, efficient way.

Mum in business: Jellaine Ross

Jellaine Ross is the entrepreneur behind beauty and fashion brand Cherry Blooms. She founded the business in 2008 and is now expecting a $3 million turnover in 2014.

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Deanna Fei and her daughter: "Yes, we had a premmie in intensive care. This was certainly not our intention."

Mum speaks out: 'My baby and AOL's bottom line'

Tim Armstrong, the chief executive officer of AOL, landed himself in a media storm when he held a meeting to explain why he was cutting employees' retirement benefits. He pointed the finger at an unlikely target: babies. Specifically, my baby.

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Heather Garriock

'Why can't mums play for Australia?'

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.

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Mum in business: Kate Mills

Kate Mills started, an employment community for women, after the birth of her first child. She's a mum to Coco, 5, and Bebe, 3.

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The Chic Element ... Tiffany Faglin and her sons Romeo,  Texas and Keeanu.

Mum in business: Tiffany Faglin

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.

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The basics of starting your own business

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.

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