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.
Could mothers be responsible for the gender gap? Or are other factors at play?
There are many things to consider when choosing when to have a child.
The Wife: my research shows that this self-sacrificing form of wifehood is hardly history.
New research has found one in five dads has experienced symptoms of depression and/or anxiety after having children.
While women's sleep is affected by children, men's sleep is affected by work and finance stress. Couples living in more gender equal countries have improved sleep quality.
How to prepare pets for the arrival of a new human in the home.
Parental well-being is being adversely affected by baby advice which isn't backed by evidence.
With emotionally charged rhetoric from both sides of the aisle and many parents in a heightened state of distress, children are more vulnerable than ever to anxiety. What can parents do?
Social media seem like a great way for new mothers to connect, but there are times when it's depressing. Here are some reasons new mothers may want to walk away from Facebook and connect in person.
Many women are not getting the right kind of attention.
Searching for a sensitive route to the practical aftermath of tragedy.
Breast really best makes many mums feel bad.
That deafening din was millions of years in the making.
You're officially an adult, but you may not feel like one. Why's that so? When will you feel you're a grown up?
Fall in love, have a baby, watch your happiness and satisfaction plummet. Psychology researchers know the transition to parenthood can be rough on relationships.
How many times do people make the comment about which parent a child takes after. So what does genetics say?
Fertility, as with contraception, is seen as a woman's issue, but the science shows this needs to change.
Calls to freeze every 18-year-old's sperm might be drastic but men need to realise it's a myth that there's no limit to their fertility.
Societies overwhelmingly endorse reproduction, but the pressure this places on people who don't want to have kids may be putting their health at risk.