From conception right through to what to eat, what to wear, how to look after yourself and everything you need to do to be baby-ready, we've got you covered.
Fertility & Conception
Thanks to science and goodwill there are many options open to same-sex couples who want to start a family. We talk to two sets of new mums and dads about their experience.
Boost your fertility
The road to pregnancy is not always smooth. Fertility Specialist Dr Mary Birdsall offers her top tips on getting pregnant if it's taking a little longer than expected.
Health & Wellbeing
What to do when you're 10 weeks pregnant
Everyone wants to grow a healthy baby when they’re pregnant. Here are 10 ideas of how to look after yourself in early pregnancy.
Five Eating Essentials for Pregnancy
Your pregnant body will be at its most healthy when it has a good balance of essential nutrients readily available and we get our essential nutrients by eating a good variety of foods.
Preparing for Baby
My Hospital Bag: What Should I Pack?
Pack your hospital bag for labour and the days following. Make sure you're ready when the time comes, find out what to put in your hospital bag.
DIY Nursery: flooring
An important step when creating a beautiful nursery for your new addition is taking some time to decide upon the flooring. Let us help you choose!
Labour & Birth
Midwife 101, what to know and expect
So you're thinking about or you’ve opted for a midwife; what happens next? We talk to Matty Van Oosterom, LMC midwife.
Giving birth in a hurry
Delivering a baby at Auckland's busiest train station is not on anyones birth plan, but that's exactly what happened to one expectant mother. Emily Bell talks to Midwife Sharon Weir and explores, what to do if it happens to you.
Discovering that you are pregnant is a life-changing moment. It may seem like an inauspicious start to a journey - weeing on a stick - but when those lines show up, everything changes.