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.
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.
'Extremely painful time'
Jenna Clarke Ada Nicodemou has spoken out about the still birth of her son by sharing a touching poem.
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.
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.
Who's the daddy? A sperm-donor daughter's quest to discover her real father.
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...
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.
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.
Cosima Marriner Summer babies are more likely to struggle with sharing, concentrating, making friends and helping than those born during winter, new research suggests.
Melissa Shedden A barrage of conflicting advice about do's and don'ts during pregnancy awaits women.
Annabel Ross Meet Buck Angel: trans man, adult film star and LGBT icon.
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.
Jill Stark According to researcher Brené Brown, if you have one 'move a body' friend in your life, you're lucky
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