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02 Sep '15, 08:34am
Pope offers absolution for abortion
Pope offers absolution for abortion

Catholic women who "sin" by having an abortion will find forgiveness from the Church - but only for a while. [Video].

26 Aug '15, 06:05am
Want to be a dad? Eat chicken
Want to be a dad? Eat chicken

A healthy diet and lifestyle can raise a woman's chances of conceiving. But it appears that men also need to watch what they eat.

13 Aug '15, 05:57am
Drinking at conception could be bad for baby
Drinking at conception could be bad for baby

Women who drink alcohol around the time they become pregnant put their baby at much higher risk of suffering type 2 diabetes, a study found.

12 Aug '15, 08:40am
Working women turning to IVF
Working women turning to IVF

Three times as many women without a partner registered at IVF clinics in 2013 as they did in 2006, official UK figures show.

07 Aug '15, 08:41am
When should you start a family?
When should you start a family?

Scientists have created a calculator to help women decide when they should start having children.

05 Aug '15, 1:30pm
Zuckerberg breaks miscarriage taboo
Zuckerberg breaks miscarriage taboo

Mark Zuckerberg has broken the taboo about men and miscarriages - and a good thing too, says Julia Hartley-Brewer.

05 Aug '15, 06:40am
What you need to know about freezing eggs
What you need to know about freezing eggs

A quick search into elective egg freezing reveals confusing and often conflicting information.

28 Jul '15, 09:55am
Job interviewees 'should reveal pregnancy'
Job interviewees 'should reveal pregnancy'

Women applicants should reveal whether they are pregnant during a job interview, three in four UK bosses say.

21 Jul '15, 10:02am
When a baby is not a joy
When a baby is not a joy

Pregnant? New mom? Here are eight things you didn't know about perinatal mood disorders...

21 Jul '15, 10:02am
Should young men freeze their sperm?
Should young men freeze their sperm?

Given the anxiety young women have about freezing their eggs, it's only reasonable to wonder whether men should do it too.

18 Jul '15, 09:00am
Loss, pain, then came the joy
Loss, pain, then came the joy

Alice Jolly writes about the pain of loss and creating a family through surrogacy.

15 Jul '15, 12:06am
Prozac a risk for baby - study
Prozac a risk for baby - study

The most common forms of anti-depressants increase the risk of birth defects, scientists warn.

14 Jul '15, 6:00pm
Sunshine helps you conceive - study
Sunshine helps you conceive - study

Increased exposure to sunshine could raise the odds of becoming a mother by more than a third, a study suggests.

14 Jul '15, 11:37am
Egg donation a thriving business
Egg donation a thriving business

Families affected by fertility problems have turned to egg donations as their preferred option of having children.

09 Jul '15, 11:07am
Freezing sperm: start young
Freezing sperm: start young

Men should freeze their sperm at 18 to reduce the risk of having a disabled child, says bioethicist Dr Kevin Smith.