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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“My husband died suddenly and I have raised my two children by myself”

Mandy lost her husband when her children were only two and three years old. Her story will inspire you and warm your heart.

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“I returned to work after six weeks parental leave”

Laura Conti returned to work as a financial controller after six weeks of parental leave. Her one regret? Not preparing a comfier return to work wardrobe…

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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? We share one woman’s experience.

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“Life is always great and rewarding outside a capital city”

Thinking about that tree-change? Rebecca Crossling and family are here to prove that country life actually is all it’s cracked up to be.

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you plan your journey.
How to convince dads to go home

Is childcare still a woman’s work? We look at two companies successfully encouraging more men to take parental leave.

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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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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you plan your journey.

How to convince dads to go home

Is childcare still a woman’s work? We look at two companies successfully encouraging more men to take parental leave.

read more
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 …

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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 …

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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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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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