Katherine Feeney New research indicates those born first stand a better chance of landing a loving, long-term relationship than their siblings. Only children were also less lucky in love.
Katherine Feeney Survey suggests those born first stand a better chance of landing a loving, long-term relationship than their siblings.
Fact v fiction
Dr Deborah Bateson How contraception affects fertility, weight and your risk of cancer.
Sandy Smith What Aussie mums can learn from traditional childbirth practices.
A 63-year-old Dutch woman has given birth, becoming the oldest-ever new mother in the Netherlands, the hospital and news reports say.
Dvora Meyers The tabloid obsession with baby bumps conveniently fuses our fascination with women’s appearances with our preoccupation with their reproductive functions.
Glenda Kwek Once every 12 years, something very big happens to China's birth rate ... about 2700 more babies are born every day.
Matt Roper A Brazilian man whose parents were African slaves could be the oldest living person ever documented after receiving a birth certificate showing he turned 126 last week, it was reported on Tuesday.
Daisy Dumas This was bound to happen. It’s only the natural order of things, for a column that pits the favourite spots of some of our best-known Sydneysiders against S’s taste tests to cut the...
Cosima Marriner Children raised by same-sex parents fare just as well in their education, emotional and social development as those raised by heterosexual parents, new research shows.
Knowing your place
Thea O'connor It's 10 years since parenting educator Michael Grose wrote When First Borns Rule the World and Last Borns Want to Change It.
Rebecca Holman How to keep your mouth shut and play nice while your friend works out she’s shacked up with a total drip.
The secret to a long life
Julian Ryall Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman born in 1898, shares her recipe for longevity: eating lots of sushi and sleeping eight hours a night.
How times have changed
Sandy Smith Repulsive no-no or healthy supplement? The debate is a long way from being settled.
Annabel Ross Meet Buck Angel: trans man, adult film star and LGBT icon.
Teens and sex
Matty Silver Talking about sex with teenagers is something most parents find difficult; the teenage years are tough on both teens and parents.
Sandy Smith In the era of "is nothing private any more?" thousands of women are revealing their pregnancy test results live on camera and posting the videos on YouTube even before they have told their husbands,...
Winnie Salamon I don't know about you, but the idea of sitting in a quiet room talking about myself to a sympathetic stranger whose sole focus is me sounds like a pretty good time.
A tragic school shooting prompted recollections of a disturbing incident.
It's that time of year again when people around the world recount the Christmas tale of Jesus' birth to the Virgin Mary.