Dating app Bumble has reported an increase in ‘new dawn daters’. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Single women in their late 30s and early 40s are concerned their opportunity to have children is diminishing, as prolonged Covid-19 lockdown periods p(...)

Karla, Helena and Suzanne, who was just 10 when Karla died.

“We live in a cluster area,” Helena Tubridy, fertility coach, therapist and mother of two, explains as we begin our conversation. “I could not walk up(...)

Kristen de Bouter

When is the right time for a woman to have a baby? Is there a right time? According to biology there is. Society may also have an opinion as we can’t (...)

Eileen MacFarlane with her two-year-old son Oscar: MacFarlane suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum during her pregnancy, a condition that affects one in 150 woman

“Pregnancy should be the most amazing time in a woman’s life but it was honestly the worst time of mine,” says Eileen MacFarlane, mum to two-year-old (...)

“ ‘I never knew what tiredness was until I had kids’ is a common phrase I hear.” Illustration: iStock

Parenting is horrifying. From zombie parents on Saturday afternoons clutching coffees at the playground chasing snotty-nosed, screaming kids, to exhau(...)