The home for planning a baby

Here to help you prepare for pregnancy and better understand parental leave

Real Stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

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“How I navigated my IVF journey while working full-time”

Do you tell your employer you’re going through IVF or keep it to yourself? A woman’s experience navigating IVF and work.

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A tale of two households: “How we created a co-parenting relationship”

It’s the ultimate collaboration: sharing parenting of a child across two homes. Two parents explain how they make it work.

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Ryan and Ray’s surrogacy journey

They’re expecting! Ryan and Ray share their emotional journey to parenthood through international surrogacy.

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One family’s heartwarming adoption journey

Gap Inc.’s Lisa Adukia is mother to an adopted daughter, Madeline, and caregiver to her mother, 90 miles away.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you plan your journey.

Do I have the right to return to the same job?

Know your rights: Australian employees who have been on unpaid parental leave are entitled to return to the job they had before going on leave.

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Kate Pollard on what it really feels like to lose your career and identity

Being prepared for parental leave could be the difference between career progression and career limbo, writes Kate Pollard.

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Top 10 best ever tips for a trouble-free return to work

10 tips to help get you back into the groove at work, so you can get in, get the job done, and get home to your loved ones.

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Why all working parents need their ‘village’

Navigating through change can be tough, and good support is essential. Here’s why it’s good to lean on your village through times of change.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you plan your journey.

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Do I have the right to return to the same job?

Know your rights: Australian employees who have been on unpaid parental leave are entitled to return to the job they had before going on leave.

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Kate Pollard on what it really feels like to lose your career and identity

Being prepared for parental leave could be the difference between career progression and career limbo, writes Kate Pollard.

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Top 10 best ever tips for a trouble-free return to work

10 tips to help get you back into the groove at work, so you can get in, get the job done, and get home to your loved ones.

read more
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Why all working parents need their ‘village’

Navigating through change can be tough, and good support is essential. Here’s why it’s good to lean on your village through times of change.

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Mums: three simple steps to nurture you this Mother’s Day

Because it’s important to look after yourself on this crazy roller coaster we call motherhood.

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Five things I learnt about flexible working

How can you work successfully and support your family? Dad-of-two Blake Woodward looks at ways to approach flexibility.

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Six ways to boost your self-confidence after parental leave

Learn how to reflect on your achievements and new skills, tune out negative self-talk and empower yourself with confidence.

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Defining your why

Bringing a little person into the world can be the trigger to contemplating some larger life questions. Our co-founder Kate Pollard explains defining your ‘why’ based on the insights of motivational speaker Simon Sinek.

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Resources

Practical tools and checklists for parents who are planning.

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Your go-to list of resources to help you through parental leave and returning to work

Expecting? All the information you’ll need to help you navigate your career through parental leave and returning to work.

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Setting up your workstation at home: a useful checklist

If you’re new to remote working and don’t have a dedicated study, use this handy guide to get setup.

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