'Creepy' unborn baby moves video

Commenters have largely been shocked by the video, with many saying it's "creepy".

Video showing an unborn baby moving inside its mother's womb shocks.

Mother's Day without my mum

Without a doubt my mum was the most important person in my life.

"I am heartbroken that I have to be a mum without my mum around."

Mum told to pump milk in loo

Auckland Airport staff told a mother to express breast milk in a toilet.

"You wouldn't ask someone to feed or eat in a toilet. It's the same principle for babies."

A mum's ultimate wingwoman

'My sister, like scores of aunts the world over, is essential to the bringing up of my child.'

They are known as PANKs and they deserve a day of celebration that's their own.

Single mum adopts six kids

Lacey adopted six siblings and wouldn't have it any other way.

When Lacey Dunkin received a call asking her to adopt six siblings, she didn't hesitate.

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Baby

Mum told to pump milk in airport loo

Auckland Airport staff told a mother to express breast milk in a toilet.

"You wouldn't ask someone to feed or eat in a toilet. It's the same principle for babies."

Mother's Day without my mum

"I am heartbroken that I have to be a mum without my mum around."

Whitianga mums bemoan lack of tongue-tie treatment

Lara debuts son Rocket in fashion ad

Pregnancy

'Creepy' unborn baby moves video

Commenters have largely been shocked by the video, with many saying it's "creepy".

Video showing an unborn baby moving inside its mother's womb shocks.

6 health tips for dads-to-be

Trying to conceive? Here's what men can do to boost their pre-conception health.

IVF can fertilise a healthy egg - but you need that egg to begin with.

Why a woman's eggs run out

Did you know your "biological clock" starts ticking from the day you're born? Here are some options to prolong fertility.

Little Kids

'There's no one to sing happy birthday'

Rachelle Briannan, pictured with her two children, was at her wit's end when no one RSVP-ed to her son's birthday party.

Mum was left in tears when everyone cancelled on her son's party... but a mothers' group came to the rescue.

Community comes together

A "mini gala" for four-year-old cancer sufferer Tyler Walker has become something of a "mega gala".

Their parents, who are presumably bankrolling these adventures, are notably absent from Jake and the Neverland Pirates.

Pious pirates and recycling pups

REVIEW: Pattie Pegler enters the bizarre world of TV aimed at pre-schoolers

Big Kids

4 money lessons to teach kids

Some parents don't teach their kids about money because they think it is a serious topic, but Simone Milasas says it's ...

Teaching kids about money is child's play if you follow these four steps.

Boy's heartbreaking letter in a bottle

When his best friend passed away, this "strong little man" penned a touching note and sent it afloat. Now it's been found.

Surgeons said it 'was a miracle' Jaden survived.

Mum's helmet warning: 'It was a miracle'

Falling off his bike left Jaden with a sore elbow and knee - and a 50/50 chance of survival.

Family Life

The ultimate wingwomen in parenting

'My sister, like scores of aunts the world over, is essential to the bringing up of my child.'

They are known as PANKs and they deserve a day of celebration that's their own.

Kids and bikes go together

OPINION: Kids who get around on bikes develop better connections with the places they call home than kids who don't.

Belinda Barber (centre) and daughters Isabella (left), 13, and Charlotte, 15, are happy the fun run/walk has moved from ...

Family runs for female heart health

Daughters, mothers, and grandmothers will run or walk five kilometres to raise money for the Heart Foundation.

Mum's Life

Single mum adopts six kids

Lacey adopted six siblings and wouldn't have it any other way.

When Lacey Dunkin received a call asking her to adopt six siblings, she didn't hesitate.

Chrissy criticised just for having dinner

New mum has fired back at critics who chastised her for leaving her two-week baby at home to enjoy a date night with her husband.

I remember thinking "is there an option for me to be a dad"?

Why I never wanted to be a mum

Don't get me wrong, I wanted kids. I just didn't also want the most unappreciated job of all.

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