The COVID-19 pandemic – and the isolation it brought on – deprived many babies of the stimulating experiences they need to develop. Is the damage permanent? A language specialist weighs in.
As the world locked down and a country’s racial reckoning heated up, this social scientist refined her approach to studying the lives of Black moms.
Views of the stages of adulthood are stuck in the early 20th century, even though they’ve changed a lot over the past 100 years.
Fathers who attend antenatal care may be keen to support the well being of their partners and children, but are left unengaged and often disappointed.
All that planning, shopping, prepping, serving and cleaning can pay off with better physical and mental health for all members of the family.
Here are four thoughts and feelings it’s common to have when you have a new baby.
Our study of 14,000 Australians shows the effect of 18 major life events on happiness and life satisfaction.
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.