Jo Hartley In order to be a little bit different and think somewhat outside the usual gift box, why not give one of these to the pregnant woman or new mum who seemingly has it all?
Thandie Newton has admitted to panicking about her two children, a new cat and her job when she learnt she was pregnant again at 40.
Jo Hartley A recent study found that eating disorders in pregnant woman are more common than you might think. A mum shares her story as two experts speak about disordered eating in pregnancy.
Livia Gamble Christmas turkey, seafood or ham; however you decide to dine this Christmas, if you’re pregnant there are a few things to keep in the back of your mind.
KERRI SACKVILLE It's always wonderful to hear someone else’s pregnancy news, but I'm keenly aware of miscarriage rates - so I worry about the consequences for the woman involved if the worst case scenario arises.
The controversial bill known as Zoe's law has passed the NSW lower house after being put to a conscience vote.
Parents have voiced concern after pro-life campaigners exhibiting at an agriculture and produce show gave children rubber foetus dolls.
Hannah Robert As a feminist legal academic, I have professional insight into the prospective law. But I also have personal insight as a mother who lost her unborn child in a car accident.
Moderate workouts three times a week are enough to help your baby's brain development.
Sandy Smith Thousands of women are revealing their pregnancy test results live on camera and posting the videos on YouTube - even before they have told their partners.
KATE FRIDKIS In an excerpt from her memoir, Kate Fridkis recounts how she started to come to terms with labour.
Livia Gamble When Anthony Stuart found out his wife was pregnant, he decided to create a photography project that would showcase her pregnancy in a fun and memorable way.
Melody McCabe You know that sleepless nights await you once your baby arrives, so it seems cruel that getting a good nights’ sleep during pregnancy is so hard.
Julia Watson I’ve been known to say that every family could benefit from a child with Down syndrome in it - but I also believe that no woman should have to give birth to any baby she doesn’t want.
I am now at that awkward stage of pregnancy where I am getting too big for my "normal" clothes but am not quite big enough to fit pregnancy clothes just yet. What now?
It doesn’t sound like much, but filming for just one second a day throughout a pregnancy can lead to a pretty amazing result, as one new dad’s video shows.
Jo Adetunji Researchers have discovered that natural killer immune cells are to blame for some cases of recurrent miscarriage - and have also helped clear up a controversial area of research.
Amanda Hess An expecting mum and dad have written about how, after two years of IVF, they are now pregnant with twins. But they're not happy about it.
MANDY LEE There's something utterly bewildering about an unplanned pregnancy; even if you welcome the news and look forward to being a parent, there's a lot to adjust to.
Nicole Salinas There's one word that comes to mind when an expecting mum of two thinks of pregnancy ... and it's one not many people like. But for her, it's the not-so-glamorous truth of the matter.
Jodie McLeod The idea of escaping for a full week or more to a luxury resort before bub arrives is heaven, but not everyone can afford the time or money. Some couples have found another way to relax together before the big day arrives.
Effie Mann and staff writers Kristie Hoskins set up a Facebook page to keep friends abreast of some surprising news - she was pregnant with quadruplets. But she was even more surprised when the site gained supporters in their thousands.
Catherine Rodie Blagg Tokophobia - a fear of childbirth - is thought to affect as many as one in 10 women. Here are ways to deal with it, and stories from women who have experienced it.
Now expecting her first child, Rachael Finch spoke to us about her pregnancy, her maternity style, and what she's looking forward to as a mum.
JULIA MEDEW While most women abort pregnancies after diagnosis of severe or lethal conditions, specialists say a small but increasing number want to let nature take its course - but the system doesn't know how to deal with them.
MARIKA DOBBIN A program at Melbourne's Royal Women's Hospital, especially designed for teen mums, has proved very successful for the young mothers and their babies.
Libby Hakim Like a birth plan, a career plan can be a useful for gathering information, thinking through potential issues, and making decisions about your preferences. But here are five ways a career plan is an even more important document for your life.
JILL STARK Pregnant women who experience domestic violence are increasingly having children who suffer serious behavioural problems and learning difficulties.
Paula Goodyer According to the experts, pregnant women may not be getting enough iodine to ensure optimal brain development of their unborn babies.
Bree Player Many mums admit to comparing themselves with celebrities when it comes to shedding the baby weight. But with the very public bump watch of Kim Kardashian and Kate Middleton, mums are now feeling the pressure even during their pregnancies.
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?
AMBER ROBINSON I may not be a big fan of Kim Kardashian, but no one deserves the public body shaming she's been facing since she fell pregnant with Kanye West’s baby.
Cristy Clark After reading all she could about pregnancy and motherhood, nothing prepared Cristy Clark for the truth. She wishes she'd had a copy of a new book to shed light on what lay ahead ...
A new study has backed up what many mums already know: foot size increases during pregnancy – and it’s often a permanent change.
SARAH BERRY New research into the impact of a mother's stress on her unborn baby can hopefully predict the occurrence of neurodevelopmental diseases.
MEGAN JOHNSTON Research shows you can't really believe all the tales you hear about pregnancy, birth and parenthood.
Anna Patty, Melissa Davey and Melanie Mahoney People could be charged with killing or hurting unborn children under a controversial new law set to be considered in Parliament.
KATE FRIDKIS The Mayo Clinic guide warns: "Simply put, you may feel fat and unattractive." But pregnancy can change your body image for the better, too.
CHRISSIE SWAN When Sun-Herald columnist and TV host Chrissie Swan was snapped smoking, her secret was out. As her regular Sunday Life column had already been printed, she agreed to tell her full story here.
Susie De Jersey While it might be nice to indulge during pregnancy, the 'eating-for-two' myth should be discarded to give babies the best chance of optimal development and future health.
AMY GRAY The Queensland Police Union would like to start rounding up, monitoring and curtailing the personal choices and liberties of pregnant women.
Melanie Mahoney Most expecting parents would agree that seeing their unborn baby on an ultrasound screen is an exciting time. And now those special moments are becoming group events, following the rise in popularity of ‘ultrasound parties' in private homes.
AMY CORDEROY Some experts have warned that misdiagnoses of early miscarriage may be leading doctors to inadvertently terminate healthy pregnancies.
Tanya Ryan-Segger When it comes to caffeine in pregnancy, moderation is key.
Kylie Orr It's not the bowtie or the yellowing teeth, so just what is it that makes some women feel giddy around their OB?
Melanie Mahoney Almost 18 months after 50 Shades of Grey first appeared on the shelves, there's said to be a "greybie" movement - babies born to parents who were reading the books around the time of conception. And they've got the onesies to prove it ...
Military experts have called for pregnancy testing of female soldiers after a British servicewoman gave birth while serving in Afghanistan.
ANNABEL KARMEL This fresh tomato relish is delicious with fillets of white fish.
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