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.

“How I overcame depression and built a thriving business”

How, with professional help, an unyielding determination to get back to good health, and the love of her gorgeous daughter, this mother is back on top…

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How I started my own business with a 10-month-old

It’s no mean feat setting up a business, let alone with a 10-month-old. This mum of one created flexibility to juggle career while still prioritising family.

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“I love my job but found my dream role through volunteering”

Have you considered volunteering to boost your career? Candice McGregor, CEO of volunteer-run West Welcome Wagon, found purpose and ambition in her working life through volunteering.

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“By the time the twins arrived, we were battle-hardened!”

If you’ve ever wondered how people with many children manage the juggle, just ask dad-of-five Peter Hionis.

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you plan your journey.
What your family size means for your career

Should work influence your decision on how many children to have? For those in a quantity quandary, we look at the impact of family size on career.

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How to secretly find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy

Do you know what your organisation offers in its parental leave policy? It’s a giant …

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Five tips to financially prepare for having a baby (and becoming a parent)

Having a baby is expensive. Trust me, I’ve had two. I wish I could say that …

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Your parental leave legal entitlements explained

It’s so important to understand your legal entitlements when preparing for parental leave or returning to work. Legal expert Lauren Drummond from Holding Redlich explains these in simple terms and what to do if you need help.

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you plan your journey.
CI-famsiz-AU-CONS-family size and career

What your family size means for your career

Should work influence your decision on how many children to have? For those in a quantity quandary, we look at the impact of family size on career.

read more
How to secretly find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy

How to secretly find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy

Do you know what your organisation offers in its parental leave policy? It’s a giant predicament: you find out you’re pregnant and spend the first …

read more
How to financially prepare for having a baby

Five tips to financially prepare for having a baby (and becoming a parent)

Having a baby is expensive. Trust me, I’ve had two. I wish I could say that it gets easier as they get older, but from my …

read more

Your parental leave legal entitlements explained

It’s so important to understand your legal entitlements when preparing for parental leave or returning to work. Legal expert Lauren Drummond from Holding Redlich explains these in simple terms and what to do if you need help.

read more

RESOURCES

Practical tools and checklists for parents who are planning.

Numbers, emails and websites to help you through parental leave and returning to work

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

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The facts about parental leave

The facts about parental leave

When we speak to women they want to know the facts about parental leave in simple terms. The same questions always come up; what am …

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