Chinese parents shun Year of the Sheep

A woman takes a selfie in front of a multi coloured sheep installation displayed in a shopping mall for the Chinese New Year celebrations in Hong Kong on February 18, 2015.  The Chinese Lunar New Year of the Sheep begins on February 19.  AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez

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Chinese parents shun Year of the Sheep

A woman takes a selfie in front of a multi coloured sheep installation displayed in a shopping mall for the Chinese New Year celebrations in Hong Kong on February 18, 2015.  The Chinese Lunar New Year of the Sheep begins on February 19.  AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez

Chinese couples having a baby over the next 12 months can expect to enjoy a bit more room to themselves in the country's maternity wards.

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Dads wear empathy belly to experience "pregnancy"

MY BUMP: Dad's wear empathy bellies to see what pregnancy feels like for their partners.

Mums-to-be exhausted from the physical demands of pregnancy often lament how they wish men would have more appreciation of the difficulties that come with being heavily pregnant.

Is it better to eat peanuts than avoid them?

Keeping peanuts far, far away from infants and toddlers who might have a life-threatening reaction to them seemed like a good idea at the time but a new study suggests that advice did more harm than good.

40 old-fashioned baby names coming into vogue again

From Alma to Vera, Augustine to Walter, here are 40 old names that are becoming popular once more.

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