A new mum who was told to "lose weight" in order to fix the protein detected in her urine, has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma (cancer of the bone marrow) after seeking a second opinion.
To have children or not to have children? We meet three women who have opted out.
Being a burnt-out mum is not only bad for you, but it's also bad for the people around you.
Getting fit, or fitter, is all about finding the right activity for you.
I wasn’t quite sure when I finally decided to quit drinking. But I did know one thing: I couldn’t parent little kids with three or four glasses of wine in my system.
More than a quarter of Australian women say they are still too embarrassed to book the Cervical Screening Test.
I choose to keep everything else together instead of myself.
Can you still have a fun holiday wardrobe while wrangling children? Yes, but be prepared.
I was only 18 when I fell pregnant. Being a solo parent wasn't something that even crossed my mind, until I was.
I know I'll have plenty of time with my husband after the baby is born, but I'm worried I won't see my friends.
Give this person a medal! This should the the rule rather than the exception.
Very few fathers opt to take leave to help raise their children - and the government and employers are failing to help change our work culture.
It was a revolutionary move in the late Eighties. Stay-at-home dads were the stuff of legend, or straight out of Three Men and a Baby.
Men are becoming more involved with their children, but the male breadwinner ideal persists. Can men really have it all?
One in three women who have had a baby will suffer from incontinence. When Kristy Chong became one of them, she went looking for a solution.
The astronaut made history 14 months after giving birth, becoming the first mum in space almost 35 years ago.
I will never deny the fact that grief has a place when you give birth to a child who brings a set of circumstances very different to what you imagined. Because for nine months, I thought I knew my Georgie.
"Life has a funny way of giving you what you need when you need it the most."
In Australia, around 57 babies are born prematurely (before 37 weeks) each day. EB member Jannette tells her story about her twin sons, who were born at 24 weeks.
Essential Baby member Erin Law is a mum of three. Her daughter Bailey has autism, and Erin has Asperger's Syndrome herself. A year after her diagnosis, and on World Autism Awareness Day, she shares her story.
Essential Baby member Emma Bigwood always loved dogs - and now she's making a difference by helping save the lives of many canines. She shares her story.
As part of Down Syndrome Awareness Month, we share a story from EB member Julia Watson, who has a daughter with Down syndrome. She recalls the ways her little girl has changed their family for the better ...