Deciding to use a sperm donor is not always an easy choice, and for Heather it was complicated by the fact she was conceived using donor sperm. She's one of many donor children who want more transparency around their biological fathers.
Women are having fewer children on average, but — as journalist Tory Shepherd knows all too well — that doesn't stop the notion that they are "missing something" if they opt out of motherhood.
No-one should have to face an abortion alone if they don't want to — and that's where people like Shireen and Beth come in.
Menopause often gets the finger for the kilos that appear at mid-life, but a new study suggests "the change" doesn't cause weight gain, but a redistribution of fat to the waistline from other parts of the body, which increases disease risk.
A Brisbane man is urging the tax office to grant him early access to his superannuation on compassionate grounds to buy a car to transport his growing family.
In the 1960s, Australia's economy rode on the sheep's back. One scientist possessed a special gift: the knowledge of artificial breeding of livestock.
Labor's pledge to make abortions easier if it wins government prompts calls for politicians to go further and improve access to contraception.