New research finds that while some women thrived during lockdown, others found breastfeeding to be difficult and overwhelming.
In the 13 years the show has been on the air, the Kardashians have become a cultural juggernaut shaping culture as we know it.
Results from a recent study indicate that the emergency measures put in place in response to COVID-19 have disproportionately impacted Canadian mothers with young children at home.
The student loans system is just another source of financial gender inequality.
From Madonna and child to fierce matriarch, mothers have appeared in frame since photography began – even it sometimes they are just part of the furniture.
Understanding the drivers of early childbearing in specific contexts is important for effective policy making.
Written from prison, the new book of poems by the writer, academic and activist shows her fire but also her deep love for Uganda.
Many unwed Irish mothers-to-be travelled to America in the 19th century hoping for a new start
Having fewer children is one of the most effective ways an individual can mitigate climate change.
Understanding the role of childcare in balancing work and family life.
Almost one in three new mothers report severe problems getting their baby to sleep and settle. Every baby is different but some women are more likely to struggle – here's why.
Before the advent of genetic testing, definitions of paternity were primarily social and legal. Science has destabilized these older definitions, but it has not replaced them.
News of the gene-edited babies excludes images of the children's mother. Cutting her out of the picture underscores the idea that the mother is obsolete and babies can be created in the lab.
Aboriginal mothers in prison feel intergenerational trauma and the forced removal of their children are the most significant factors impacting their health and well-being.
Psychology researchers are interested in what makes a hero. Turns out many mothers tick off those same boxes by fulfilling a range of needs for their offspring.
For many working women, motherhood is a major interruption to their career. Some eventually work their way back up to full-time work, but there are many other paths that women might follow.
Australia's college of obstetricians has warned pregnant women against kissing their toddlers on the mouth or sharing food because of the risk of cytomegalovirus (CMV). But is this advice useful?
In the last year, workplace culture faced major upheaval for working women. We at The Conversation put together our reporting on that very topic from 2018.
Fertility apps aim to help women understand their bodies. But while some find tracking their data a positive experience, others may feel burdened or trapped.
Your body has been changing over nine months, so naturally it will take a little while to change back. But there are some things you can do to achieve a healthy weight after having a baby.