Where to give birth in NZ

There are different options where to give birth in New Zealand.

Most Kiwi women have their babies in a hospital, but there are also other options.

The brutal truth about c-section

My son's birth 'was the most painful thing I have experienced in my life,' says Raye Lee.

Tired of people saying she didn't "actually give birth", a new mum shares the brutal truth about her c-section experience.

First gay couple to father triplets

The same sex couple feared they'd never get to be parents - now they're home with newborn triplets.

They feared they'd never get to be parents. Now they're home with newborn triplets.

'I lost my baby to Zika'

Grieving mum urges women to be vigilant about Zika threat.

Grieving mum: "If I had known then, I would have protected myself better."

'Crazy' drive for Queenstown parents

Lachlan Carey-Smith was born at 32 weeks.

Queenstown parents of a premature baby say there should be facilities for critical birth situations closer than a three hour drive.

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Conception

When to give up on IVF

If the first few IVF tries aren't successful, is it time to walk away?

Letting go of that baby dream isn't easy. How do you know when it's time to walk away?

'A baby at 62 is selfish and wrong'

OPINION: This isn't a women's rights issue or ageism. It's the reality when it comes to older women using IVF.

The smuggled sperm scheme

Desperately seeking conception

Expecting

Why fatherhood scares dads-to-be

How to handle fatherhood? New dads try to "just enjoy it".

"I wondered if I'd be any good at it. Would I be able to change nappies?"

Standing up to bump shaming video

"Is it normal to be that big?" "Are you sure it's not triplets?!" "You are huge!" It's not OK

At 72, Mick Jagger's set to be a dad again.

Parenting tips for Mick Jagger

This writer offers the Rolling Stones singer his dad-to-dad advice. Hilarious!

Birth

Where to give birth in NZ

There are different options where to give birth in New Zealand.

Most Kiwi women have their babies in a hospital, but there are also other options.

First gay couple to father triplets

They feared they'd never get to be parents. Now they're home with newborn triplets.

My son's birth 'was the most painful thing I have experienced in my life,' says Raye Lee.

The brutal truth about c-section

Tired of people saying she didn't "actually give birth", a new mum shares the brutal truth about her c-section experience.

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