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.
During her pregnancy, 25-year-old Ruth Lee exercised, took "the best prenatals" and "used every kind of stretch mark prevention you could think of." She also did something many young pregnant mamas also do these days - followed pregnant models on Instagram as they, too, shared their journeys.
If you've long suspected that mums are more sleep deprived than dads then you're about to be vindicated.
Almost half of us will experience some kind of mental struggle in our lives. Less than half of those will ever seek help, but it's not just when we're sick that we can use support.
"Today I wanted to "tap out" of motherhood for a bit," writes mum, Regan Long, in a post to her Facebook page, The Real Deal of Parenting. "I'm ashamed to admit that out loud as it sounds pretty terrible, but I'll be honest, it's the truth."
Vitamins are useful for treating specific deficiencies but most Australians who use multivitamins just have very expensive urine, Australian Medical Association President Michael Gannon says.
Despite the gruelling work, I have fallen in love with caring for my son. I find deep joy in nurturing him.
I really need my generation to get over itself.
I am the type of parent who will always call out a child who is clearly being too rough with others, but this was different.
A new mum has taken to Instagram to share a candid message about the good, the bad and the ugly side of motherhood.
Like many women who've regretted being mothers, Simone didn't tell anyone how she felt because she was ashamed.
Bra shopping. It's never easy. But for a stressed mum with toddlers in tow, a healthy dollop of shame can push you to the edge.