Pregnancy

Pregnancy

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Why I decided on surrogacy

What does it take to have a baby for somebody else and then give it away?

Kate Middleton

Celebrity baby bump pressure

Pregnant Kiwi women comparing their bodies to celebrity mums-to-be are setting themselves unrealistic expectations says a university researcher.

Pregnant mums 'shouldn't rest'

Laying around for hours at a time, day after day, doesn't prevent early deliveries - and it puts a strain on the rest of the family.

Ada Nicodemou

TV star speaks about loss of son

Home and Away star Ada Nicoedemou has spoken out about the still birth of her son by sharing a touching poem.

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10 pregnancy surprises

There are a few things about pregnancy that people never warned me about - like the excess body hair, the leakage and the lack of sleep.

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Trying to conceive pregnancy test

I was addicted to pregnancy tests

Jemma O'Connor became fixated with doing pregnancy tests, even after her pregnancy was confirmed with a blood test.

Fertility Ovulation

When to have sex

Timing is everything when it comes to getting pregnant. Get to know your body to understand your fertile times.

Adoption Sarah Salmon

Rocky road to parenthood

When I tell people I underwent fertility treatment in India they look at me as if I am mad.

Miscarriage Sad woman, depressed, grieving

Coping with a miscarriage

My regular GP wasn't available. Her colleague was cold and clinical, filling in an ultrasound referral while I sobbed, gulping for air like a wounded child.

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Symptoms morning sickness

Morning sickness in late pregnancy

Even though morning sickness stopped for some time after your first trimester, it can just as easily start again.

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Weekly pregnancy guide

Congratulations, you're pregnant! Find out what's in store for you and your growing baby.

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Don't eat for two

High on the list of questions from expectant mums is: "What should I eat to keep my baby healthy?"

Health pregnant women talking on phone looking at ultrasound

Does bedrest help or hurt?

Experts are now saying the bedrest during complicated pregnancies could do more harm than good.

Prepare for baby Gender reveal cake

Gender reveal parties

Let them eat cake... while finding out if you're having a girl or a boy.

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Birth options baby

Have a happy homebirth

Delivering her son at home made Sarah Cronan feel strong, powerful and, quite simply, euphoric, she writes.

Birth plan Greer Berry

Choosing birth partners

Greer Berry is mulling over who she wants in the room when she's in labour.

Labour Greer Berry

Choosing birth partners

Greer Berry is mulling over who she wants in the room when she's in labour.

Caesarean Caesarean

What it's like to have a caesarean

What exactly is involved in a caesarean birth? Here's the low down.

Post natal sleep deprivation

When will I feel like myself again?

New mothers repeat: Sleepness nights aren't forever. Pumping isn't forever. Nappies aren't forever.

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Weekly pregnancy guide

What's happening to your body and your baby's development.

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Morning sickness

Up to 80 per cent of pregnant women get morning sickness - and not just in the mornings.