Many expectant mums think about having an epidural. But there might be an unexpected side effect.
CULT BUY: The fun clothes for your daughter that will send someone else’s to school.
Four inappropriate ways to make the most of social situations you just can't be bothered with.
"Please, hand out anything other than lollies to the kids trick or treating tonight."
A once popular baby name may be officially extinct and we don't know how to feel.
'I nearly broke down': Sally Obermeder's nightmarish day is one all mums can relate to.
"Why I held my twins back in preschool for another year."
Kristen Bell had a very funny breastfeeding 'mishap' while rehearsing for her latest film.
The rules every parent should know about kids' play dates.
NAMA WINSTON: "If my child needs to plan coming out to me - I've failed."
MIA FREEDMAN ON SUNDAY: "The part of parenting no one warned me about."
ANONYMUM: 'I lied to my girlfriends today. I lied to them so I could get out of seeing them.'
'When the doctor said those words I already knew exactly what it was. I went numb.'
The clever $3 hack that makes travelling with kids so much easier.
Surrogate mum Jessica was sent a photo of the twins she birthed. Then her world exploded.
Rachael Finch's 4yo daughter drinks vegetable smoothies for breakfast. Here's her secret.
'I'll never forget the way a technician delivered my unborn child's Down syndrome diagnosis.'
Sophia's mum filmed her singing at pre-school. She never expected it to be watched by millions.
The warning signs from tech moguls that we never should've given our kids iPhones.
"I don't love my baby," I said in surprise. "What the hell is wrong with me?"
'The bathroom habit I wish my husband would quit now that we have children.'
The company giving parents 12 weeks of annual leave to solve a far too common problem.
Lisa was told her breathing struggles would stop once her pregnancy was over. They didn't.
Grace was 10 when her dad died. She's keeping his memory alive in a beautiful way.
Parents are losing their minds over this photo of a baby's nails.
If your child's obsessed with making slime, there's an ingredient you need to be careful of.
A mum just discovered her toddler's secret drawer in his room and OH GOOD LORD.
Chontel Duncan wants the trolls to know she didn't push her baby out, but her birth wasn't easy.
'My four-year-old daughter won't put on her underwear and it's becoming a huge issue.'
Denise's 7yo went to her care provider with long hair. She returned with a shaved head.
Report finds teachers are expected to be 'counsellors, researchers' as well as educators.
A comprehensive list of the best Women's Weekly birthday cakes from the good old days.
The fascinating reason why babies are born with such big lips.
'I'm terrified my adopted son is a narcissist. What should I do?'
Skye's rental home request was 'rejected'. She says that decision cost her son's life.
Meet the parents whose seven kids live with no rules and don’t have to attend school.
A dad stumbled on his son's fake ID in the most awkward way. So, he shamed him online.
Channing Tatum's Halloween costume is the stuff of our dreams.
How to eliminate a week of stress from the 2018 school year...right now.
"I had a clear picture of the kind of mother I'd be. Instead, I became a different one."
BOOK EXTRACT: Growing Up With Mia Freedman (AKA How I Learnt What Not To Do).
How a mum's innocent joke about her toddler ended in a child abuse investigation.
'The honest letter I wish I could send to my children. But won't.'
My child has glue ear – what do I do?
'I had a special moment with my son, and went to post about it on Facebook. Then I stopped.'
'I was running my market stall when two police arrived, saying there had been a complaint.'
"Because of my condition I can remember, vividly, what it was like to be a toddler."
Lindy Klim on watching your ex's new partner upload photos of your children.
'There are three essential skills all parents should teach their children.'
Mum melts the internet with her genius, pain-free hack for removing splinters.
"The hardest part of being pregnant is giving people the reaction they want."
To all the Year 12 students who after the first week of exams are feeling discouraged.
Top tips for parents with teens heading off to Schoolies from a man who has seen it all.
Parents share the reason why they're choosing unisex baby names.
Mum airs her anger after receiving the crappiest birthday present we've ever heard of.
The important reason we need to stop telling our kids to "sit still".
Jacqueline Sims has raised five kids who are all elite sports stars. Now it’s her turn to shine.
Feel like your baby prefers one boob to the other? There's a reason for that.
MYTH BUSTED: Do hot curries, acupuncture, and lots of sex really induce labour?
Mum's genius hack for getting her baby to take medicine has been shared 120,000 times.
Tuula Vintage's desperate plea for her daughter: "We currently have $202 between us."
The heartbreaking reason a mum 'banned' a child from her daughter's whole class party.
Jennifer wanted a hypnobirth when an obstetrician said she'd need a c-section to save her baby.
Kate is a dietitian and a mum, she's regularly 'food-shamed' for what she feeds her kids.
If you're coping with a miscarriage, a grief counsellor says this is what you should do.
MIA FREEDMAN: 'After 20 years, here's what I've learned about being a Bad Mum.'
REALITY CHECK: What does the future of work really look like for women?
"When my son was just 14 months old, I gave birth to another baby. I was in a haze of exhaustion."
A new mum writes: "There's a comment I keep hearing that's become tedious, and fast."
"Everything I thought I knew about The Biggest Loser trainer Tiffiny Hall was wrong."
From a teacher: "The things I notice about your kids that you sometimes don't."
Mums like Rhonda are paying up to $10,000 just to have a birth that is a 'dying art'.
'How 11 words from my son made me realise I had a problem with alcohol.'
REBECCA SPARROW: 'My daughter will be okay. It's my two sons whose futures I'm fearful for.'
'I'm a stay-at-home mum, and my neighbour keeps making a downright disrespectful request.'
At what point should you become concerned about your children fighting?
'The lessons I learned in my 30s were valuable but brutal. I’m ready for my 40s.'
EXCLUSIVE: Sam Wood on being a dad for the first time, when it's your partner's second.
Zoe Foster Blake just shared her 'pervy' birth recommendations. It crashed her website.
The one thing parents are doing that stops their baby sleeping through the night.
Gossip blogger Perez Hilton is a father for the third time via surrogacy.
'I woke in the middle of the night and remembered the box I never wanted my son to find.'
Benjamin Law answers every question you've ever had about Safe Schools.
Caroline Casey was 17 when she discovered she was blind.
The one thing all parents should do before their child's doctor's appointment.
As a mum lay recovering from birth, her mother-in-law committed the ultimate betrayal.
How two toddlers helped each other through leukaemia in a way their parents couldn't.
Mum shares photos of her baby daughter's burns to warn against dangers of phone chargers.
'I've noticed a new trend in kids' birthday parties. And it bothers me.'
The hidden signs of depression in children every parent needs to know about.
Wonder Woman: "I am a single mother with five foster kids."
What it really takes for a Sydney mum-of-two to become a bodybuilder.
Is a 'smarter' baby monitor really the answer to our parenting worries?
QLD dad labelled a "sicko" while changing his son's nappy in parents' room.
This couple raised their child as gender neutral. Now she’s 16.
'My body just wouldn't work.' Putting myself last when I was pregnant landed me in hospital.
The 20 most annoying things you can possibly say to a parent.
Behold: The world's most disgusting baby shower cake. We're never eating dessert again.
We ask mums the real questions when it comes to getting your baby to sleep.
"To my parents who are voting ‘no’, this is the conversation I really wish we could have."
2006 called and it wants you to buy your kid a dumb phone.
You can now buy Christian Louboutin baby shoes with a red sole. We wish we were joking.
The unspoken Saturday morning sport rules all parents should know.
Do your adult kids treat your home like a hotel? You could be suffering from 'Intercontinental Syndrome'.
"Everyone else had perfectly healthy babies and I was ‘the one’ they felt sorry for."
The never before seen footage of Michael Hutchence with his baby daughter Tiger Lily.
Grandma thinks she's buying her 6-year-old grandson a nice book. Is very, very wrong.
What happened when a social media editor mistook his work's Facebook page for his own.
Megan Gale is facing a baby name dilemma after giving birth to her first daughter.
Why midwives around Australia are not offering formula to new mums struggling to breast feed.
How to decode a newborn's cries every single time, according to an expert.
The trend that explains why so many Australian millennial girls have similar names.
Erin McNaught on her post-birth infection: 'I had no idea how serious it can be.'
The 10 commandments of being a single mother.
"My daughter came home from school and announced, 'A boy pinched and punched me today'."
A mum of six kids shares her tips for the school holidays.
The under-$15 hair makeover for any woman who doesn't have time for the hairdresser.
One mum shares her tricks for getting out of the house on time with six kids under six.
There’s a product that can stop head lice jumping from your kids’ heads to yours.
Jennifer Garner just put herself through parenting hell, all because of a children's book.
KATE HUNTER: "40 things we feel sorry for kids about, but really shouldn't."
"As a 52-year-old mum, one comment from another parent left me crying for days."
MIA FREEDMAN: How to stop a kid from getting a tattoo (by a woman who has one).
Carrie Bickmore is addicted to her phone. So she enforced two rules.
"I almost lost my twins four times. I've never felt that way before."
‘Kids’ clothes are so cool now...I’m getting adult sizes.’
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