Am I in labour?Is that niggling pain a contraction or just backache? Oops, there’s another one! Here’s how to tell if this is the day when you’ll finally get to meet your babyabout.
14 things to do before you give birthYour life's about to change – big time. Make the most of your last pre-baby moments and indulge in some sex, shopping and serious pampering.
Best sex positions when you're pregnantWhen you're pregnant, you have to go without some things: soft cheese is one and drinking a gin and tonic is another. But one thing you don't have to give up is sex!
Is your bump too small?When you're pregnant, your baby's size will be checked regularly to make sure there is a steady growth rate. Being told your baby is 'small for dates' can be very upsetting, but there's usually no need to be alarmed
Amazing facts: third trimesterYou're on the home straight now – not long until you meet your new little person! Here are some of the fascinating, freaky and amazing facts about what goes on during the third and final trimester of your pregnancy.
Expert advice: Flying when pregnantMums-to-be often ask about air travel while pregnant so our friends at travel.com.au have put together their top tips for keeping you and your baby safe in the air.
Seven surprising things about giving birthYou’ve been to the antenatal classes and read all the books, but there are some secrets you won’t discover until the big day. Here are seven birth surprises you need to know about.
Hypnobirthing: would you try it?One of the most common worries women have when it comes to pregnancy is the fear of pain during childbirth. Hypnobirthing can help you overcome the fear and anxiety surrounding the birth.
Your ultimate hospital checklistTo make your life easier for when your bub makes her grand entrance, here’s a list on what you will need in your labour bag
Baby born in NSW floodsA mother gave birth at home yesterday as her isolated property was surrounded by floodwater in Palmvale, just south of Murwillumbah, northern New South Wales.
Mums may push for bigger baby bonusWith the baby bonus set to drop by $2000 in mid-2013, there are fears that mums will pressure their doctors for an early delivery to collect the higher payout.
Less natural births in private hospitalsAustralian women giving birth in private hospitals are 20 percent more likely to undergo medical interventions such as caesareans than mums who give birth in public hospitals.
Breastfeeding: 4 facts you need to knowIs she getting enough? How long should it take? Can I get pregnant? Read these nursing facts below and you’ll discover the answers to your niggling questions
Avoiding baby's dry skin in winterProtect your little one’s delicate skin from the elements this winter with these helpful hints
Prepare yourself for a new babyOnce your little bundle of joy arrives, life as you know it will be turned upside down. Get set for the busy days ahead with our list of things to do before the birth.
Caesareans not always best for babyNew researchers have found that caesareans can contribute to preterm babies having problems with their breathing.
Floating baby two days oldSo cute, thinking that she is still in the womb, this baby seems very happy to look like a little floating head above water.
Webcams help parents bond with premature babiesNew webcam technology is helping parents to bond with their baby even from great distances away.
Birth weight not important for long-term healthTwo babies with the lowest recorded birth rates have grown into healthy adults, finds US researchers.
Caesareans linked to fat babiesCaesarean C-sections has no doubt saved many lives of both of mother and child. However having a natural vaginal birth has long been recognized as having physical benefits to the child, including activating lung function, instigating feeding instincts and now according to new research, the ability...
Woman in labour passes driving testWhen a woman from Scotland went into labour recently, instead of heading to the hospital, she was so desperate to get her licence, she continued with the driving test, and passed.
Women can control when they give birth, and avoid HalloweenPregnant women may be able to control to a degree when they give birth a new study has shown, and the most unfavourable day of the year is Halloween.
Twins give birth less than an hour apartIdentical twins Alicia Teeples and Ari Ostler of Utah USA have shared a lifetime of coincidences, and last Friday the 27 year old ladies gave birth in the same hospital 43 minutes apart.
Leading doctor calls older mothers 'selfish'Barry Walters, an obstetrician from Perth's King Edward Memorial Hospital has criticised women who delay having children until their late thirties saying it's selfish and self-centered.
Unborn babies can feel painIt is impossible to know if an unborn baby can feel happy or sad, but a new study conducted in London has found a baby can distinguish pain from 35 weeks.
Living near a main road increases chance of premature birth: reportPregnant and live within 200m of a main road? New research from Japan suggests you should prepare for an early birth.