Pregnancy

Your pregnancy, or theirs?

Melissa Shedden A barrage of conflicting advice about do's and don'ts during pregnancy awaits women.

Royal baby

Pregnancy protocol broken as royal announcement made at two months

Catherine baby

Daisy Dumas News of Catherine and William's baby sees a very different royal pregnancy playing out to those that went before.

Expectant Kate

Pregnancy: the glows and the lows

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Alissa Warren Surely Kate's pregnancy is smooth sailing after the magical 12-week mark? No, it's just the beginning, writes Alissa Warren.

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Mother machine

'I loved pregnancy - but I never want to be a mum': prolific surrogate mother retires after 10 babies

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What sort of woman offers to be a surrogate for a childless couple? An incredibly altruistic one, of course.

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Pregnancy power shift: money does the talking

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Adele Horin WHEN a couple disagrees on whether to have a child or more children, the woman's wishes usually prevail.

Illness mars the joy of pregnancy for champion runner

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Sarah-Jane Collins Olympic gold medallist Catherine Freeman has revealed she is pregnant with her first child, and has developed type 2 diabetes as a result.

Drug bungle

Pregnancy warning as drug company admits contraceptive pill bungle

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Pfizer, the world’s biggest drugmaker, has recalled 1 million birth-control packs after discovering that pills were mixed up inside the packages, possibly putting women at risk for unintended...

Which season were you born in?

Winter's child less likely to be moody - study

Winter babies: cool and chirpy?

Nicola Fifield Why winter's child has the joys of spring.

Fertility warning: Coffee can harm your chances

Excessive coffee can hurt fertility, a new study shows.

Sarah Knapton Drinking too much coffee can radically reduce a man's ability to father children, a study has found.

Whoops

Dwarf stripper gets bride pregnant on her hens night

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Fiona Govan Spanish woman admits she slept with a dwarf stripper on her hens night after giving birth to a baby with dwarfism.

'Left them speechless'

Australian couple explains the joy of sex to Pope Francis

Mavis and Ron Pirola have called for the Catholic Church to welcome homosexual couples and for married couples to recognise the importance of sex.

Jenna Clarke A devout Australian couple married for 55-years have explained the joys of sex to Pope Francis and senior members of the Catholic Church while calling for the inclusion of homosexual couples within...

Canberra breast cancer survivors tell their stories

Natasha Boddy Three Canberra women who have survived breast cancer tell Natasha Boddy the stories behind their journey and of life beyond the Big C.

'Extremely painful time'

Actress Ada Nicodemou speaks out about the loss of her son

Jenna Clarke Ada Nicodemou has spoken out about the still birth of her son by sharing a touching poem.

The right thing

Jane Cadzow For more than an hour, Ross Cameron has been toying dejectedly with the blueberry bagel on the desk in front of him. Finally, he picks it up and tosses it into the bin.

Fertility and fingerfood

'Egg freezing parties' tackle fertility issues in friendly atmosphere

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Nedahl Stelio Welcome to an egg-freezing party. Where women drink champagne, are educated on the science of freezing their eggs, and the offer of putting your fertility on hold is being openly discussed.

Misconception

Sarah Dingle who has been trying to find her genetic father who was a donor and all records from Royal North Shore Hospital have been destroyed.
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Photo: Steven Siewert

Who's the daddy? A sperm-donor daughter's quest to discover her real father.

About Last Night

Maureen Matthews There is no reason not to enjoy sex during menstruation.

Brazilian who turned 126 years old last week could be oldest living person

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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.

CityKat

Does birth order influence love and sex success?

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.

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Does birth order influence relationship success?

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Katherine Feeney Survey suggests those born first stand a better chance of landing a loving, long-term relationship than their siblings.

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