Holding a baby in one hand while finishing a paper with the other or being criticised for returning to work too early — these are common occurrences for new mothers in science and medicine. But the juggle continues, and so does the push for equality.
A Sydney father says he saw a group lined up waiting for his local Coles supermarket to open, before rushing through the doors and knocking over boxes of cherries to get to the infant formula.
Many parents think baby walkers and exercise jumpers can help their child develop quicker, but in fact they do the opposite, experts warn.
Skye Quartermaine couldn't get permission from her landlord to secure a chest of drawers to a wall. Months later the drawers fell on her 21-month-old son and crushed him to death.
The debate over whether IVF clinics should publish their success rates has been pushed into the spotlight after a South Australian senator called for the information to be made public to couples trying to conceive through the procedure.
As the Trump administration is accused of undermining global breastfeeding policy, health groups are sounding the alarm on the formula industry's influence on Australian parents.
Coles begins to stock baby formula behind the counter, alongside the cigarettes and razors, to prevent tins being bought in bulk for resale at a huge mark-up on Chinese websites.
Ever seen people clear entire shelves of baby formula at your local pharmacy or supermarket? They may be Daigou — the Chinese practice of buying on behalf of someone else — and it's a simple and lucrative business.
Very fine particles of air pollution caused by burning coal or vehicle exhausts are linked to an increased risk of premature births, scientists warn.
For some men it's a tricky subject — the idea of not passing on their family name on to their child. But a range of other options are on the rise in Australia.