There were a number of things I thought I was going to achieve during my months at home. As it happens, the reality was rather different.
'Phantom pregnancy kicks’ are encountered by many mums months - or even years - after their pregnancy is over.
We've never spent so much time and energy thinking about, writing about, documenting and analysing what we eat. There's never been more advice, more experts, more information about how to lose weight. Yet, we've never been fatter.
There are 365 (sometimes 366) possible days each year on which a baby can be born. As birth dates go, mine is definitely one of the great undesirables.
From Zika avoidance to Australia's oldest mum, it's been a big year in health news. Here are some of the top headlines of the year gone by.
One January morning, while attempting my first jog since the birth of my 6-week-old baby, I was taken aback by my low endurance as I plodded along, hyperventilating and draped over the stroller's handle.
Women born very premature, before 32 weeks, are 2.3 cm shorter on average as adults than their sisters born at term, according to a new international study.
Being a perfectionist and a parent isn't an ideal combination.
The look of horror on my daughter's face when I told her I was signing up for adult dance lessons said it all – too old, too uncoordinated, too embarrassing.
Do keep this in mind: If you're a big swearer, whether you're female or male, it all depends on how you swear.
Pete Moreton could have less than 12 months to live - so was it selfish of him to want to start a family?
Neal Lawson, suddenly a widower with three young children at the age of 41, had to shoulder the burden of every family's nightmare.
Many women hide drug and alcohol addictions because they're terrified their children will be taken away. At this new unit they can bring their kids with them.