Katherine Feeney Survey suggests those born first stand a better chance of landing a loving, long-term relationship than their siblings.
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.
Sandy Smith What Aussie mums can learn from traditional childbirth practices.
Fact v fiction
Dr Deborah Bateson How contraception affects fertility, weight and your risk of cancer.
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.
Who's the daddy? A sperm-donor daughter's quest to discover her real father.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Male fertility test
Victoria Lambert The new DIY male fertility test will mark a shift in the way we talk about a growing problem for men.
Depression is personal. No two cases are the same and not all treatments suit everyone.
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,...
Matty Silver Buying condoms means that you want sex and many aren't comfortable showing it, when in our modern society it really should be as easy as buying toothpaste.
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.
Lissa Christopher Puberty is tough enough at the best of times, but even more so when it strikes early.
A tragic school shooting prompted recollections of a disturbing incident.