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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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A recently published Australian study… Read more

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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The time-lapse footage uses… Read more

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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

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