Alissa Warren Think morning sickness is the least glam part of pregnancy? You may be in for a surprise, as Alissa Warren explains ...
EB staff writers A woman has said she was "pretty distressed" to learn that she was seven months pregnant after a doctor dismissed her symptoms as inner ear problems.
Research indicates that up to 80 per cent of pregnant women get morning sickness in pregnancy. You might feel sick and vomit - and get a few other not-so-fun side effects of pregnancy, too. The good news is there are ways to help ease the nausea.
Donna Webeck For some parents, naming a baby is a challenging but fun process. For others, it just brings anxiety and stress. But there are ways to cope with the indecision and decide on a name you're happy with.
As your pregnancy nears its natural conclusion it’s normal to start thinking a lot about the birth. You’ll probably start wondering if there’s anything you can do to make it easier, and, well, not as painful as it could be. This is where perineal massage comes in.
No, it’s not your imagination – now that you’re a mum-to-be, you’re probably noticing more vaginal discharge than before. This is a common side effect of pregnancy, and is totally normal.
KATE FRIDKIS When I think of myself as a 'mum', I don’t like that. I may be a mum soon, but I’m not ready to say it yet.
ELISSA GRIESSER After being told she had cancer, Elissa Griesser moved her life into fast forward. Once she was given the all-clear, it was time to try for a baby - but that came with its own heartache, despair and hopes.
Natalie Craig Ever since the appearance of the blue line on her home pregnancy test, Natalie Craig says she's suffered from a common but poorly understood prenatal condition: Gestational Googlemania. But why does she feel the need to ask the internet about every conceivable pregnancy danger?
Staff writers Researchers have recognised two genes that could be used to identify and prevent the onset of post-natal depression.
Staff writers When a woman begins having real contractions where the cervix dilates, prior to 37 weeks gestation. Learn more about the risk factors, signs and treatment of premature labour and birth.
Staff writers Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome in pregnancy.
Staff writers Despite being slammed by fashion critics, Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci says Kim Kardashian was the most beautiful pregnant woman he has dressed in his career.
New Zealand officials have released a list of baby names put forward by parents that were rejected because they were too bizarre or offensive, including Lucifer and Mafia No Fear.
Kiran Chug A baby shower is like an event held to mark your entry into a special club - it's like the welcome party to motherhood, says Kiran Chug. So would it be too self-indulgent to do it all again for baby number two?
CHOICE Confused about what's okay and what's not? The CHOICE experts explain what you need to know about keeping your baby safe.
CHOICE The CHOICE experts suggest things to think about when choosing a doctor for your baby, and which first aid courses are best for parents.
CHOICE If you have twins, or a baby and toddler close in age, a two-seater stroller could be just what you need for getting the kids from A to B. CHOICE reviewed the safety and ease of use of a range of double prams.
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A comprehensive, Australian week-by-week guide to your baby's development and the progress of your pregnancy.
Since Demi Moore posed nude and pregnant for Vanity Fair almost 20 years ago, it has become de riguer for expectant celebrities to show off their bumps on the cover of a magazine. Here's a selection of the most memorable.