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There are two ways that a baby can enter the world; vaginal birth and a caesarean section. However, the… Read more

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52.2% of dads have minimal to no involvement in early weeks of a newborn’s life – parenting expert and… Read more

With my husband Joel still working away in central Queensland, pregnancy complications, and a baby eager to arrive… Read more


The number of mothers in Australia increased by 18% between 2002 and 2011 and first-time mums are also… Read more


Long-held medical and community beliefs about the cause of cerebral palsy have been debunked by a study by… Read more


A world-first University of Sydney trial comparing the continuity of midwifery care throughout pregnancy with standard public hospital… Read more


Think of childbirth and you’re likely to picture a woman lying on her back on a… Read more


An American study has found that the presence of hospital-based obstetricians dedicated full-time to labour reduces the rate… Read more


A new study from the University of Queensland has highlighted the tension doctors and midwives experience when supporting… Read more


Claire Danes and her husband Hugh Dancy (pictured) are celebrating the birth of their firstborn child.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar and husband Freddie Prinze Jr have become… Read more


While a new mum and dad-to-be is trying to wrap their brain around the idea of becoming a… Read more


The study of 700,000 Australian women found those giving birth in a private hospital were much more likely… Read more


The study of more than 2300 Australian low-risk pregnant women found those who received one-on-one midwife care were… Read more


The study found that one in five new mothers reported exhaustion at every point during the study (three, six,… Read more


A recently published Australian study… Read more


Jahli Jean Hobbs suffered a similar fate, passing away after another homebirth, complicated by the fact she was… Read more


Currently, women undergoing in vitro fertilisation have fresh embryos implanted after using hormones to stimulate the ovaries to… Read more


The research also found there was no difference in infant deaths between low-risk pregnant women cared for by… Read more


Little children love to be prepared for what is going to happen.  It makes them feel more secure.… Read more


Studies have shown that oxytocin, released during labour to induce contractions, is also responsible for bonding between mother… Read more


Andrea Egan, from online retailer Button Baby, has 10 tips for selecting a memorable gift for her occasion:

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The Kolling Institute was established in 1920 and is the oldest medical research institute in NSW.  It plays… Read more


Throughout my antenatal classes, the importance of having a birth plan was stressed. Not simply by the Midwife… Read more


The 41-year-old mother was with the baby's father when their child was born in Mosman after being stuck… Read more


The time-lapse footage uses… Read more


Killing newborn babies should be allowed if the mother wishes, Australian philosophers have argued in a prestigious journal.

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Five tips for managing your expectations of motherhood...

Be flexible - It is common for mums to struggle… Read more

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As a mum who had a Caesarean for my own reasons whatever they maybe, I thought it was… Read more


Australian women continue to wait longer to have children, with the average maternal age reaching 30 years in… Read more