More than 7% of Western women choose not to have children.
Women who publicly state their desire never to be mothers in the traditional sense challenge the idea that woman and mother are synonymous.
Delivering life lessons.
Mothering Sunday comes just once a year, but mum's help build the landscape of politics all year long.
Tagged male seahorses in the laboratory aquarium.
It's long been known that it's the male seahorse that gives birth to the young. But what role the father plays in the gestation is only now being revealed.
Nobody’s perfect – not you, and not your kids. And that’s OK.
Feeling guilty and out of your depth as a parent? You're not alone – and there are ways to turn the guilt you're feeling into positive changes for your family.
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The prominence given to questions of motherhood in the seventh and final season of Mad Men suggests debate on that issue will continue for years to come. Warning: this article contains spoilers.
Life is naturally sunny for the ‘happy mother’ of social mythology, which makes it doubly difficult for mums when they are miserable.
Women are supposed to be happy about motherhood – if they're not their parenting is open to question. We have seen a 'Parenting Hate' backlash against this, but what's needed most is better social support.