Announcing that you're expecting can be a time to express your creativity, sense of humour and imagination. Check out how other parents and parents-to-be have broken the news to friends and family.
It's called pareidolia - when the brain makes an image or pattern appear where there isn't really one.
Rachael had myriad tests when pregnant - but she was never offered one that should be routine.
Feelings range from a strong preference to a burning desire; for some, it goes so far as to reach desperation.
It can't be denied the shine has been taken off what should be a special time in her life.
Logic tells me I don't need the pregnancy tests anymore, but my heart says otherwise.
A song about the heartbreak of stillbirth is touching hearts around the world.
Yes, it's a thing!
Research shows pregnant women are paying on average up to 10 times more for out-of-hospital obstetric services now compared with 25 years ago.
My heart just grew a little bigger that day.
"I felt like I had this thing stuck inside me without consent."
Want a baby? Then, statistically speaking, you'd be better off celebrating this fertile Christmas holiday season in Victoria and not New South Wales.
It was a surprise, that's for sure!