Commentary

Celebrate Parenthood

Sometimes it can feel like we are all alone as parents, in our struggles and even in our joys. With families often so far apart, neighbours often not knowing each, we can feel that there is nobody to share, or even acknowedge the tough times, or the excitement of the...

Pregnancy Support Centres

Pregnancy support centres in Australia are usually volunteer based community organisations, set up to provide material, practical and emotional support to women and families during pregnancy and early parenting years. They offer a vast range of services depending on the skill mix of the volunteer staff and the budget available...

Choice or coercion?

It is sad that the rhetoric of choice is often used to disguise what could more easily be described as very coercive circumstances for women. These stories below from a Madison Magazine article in October 2009. Samantha didn’t want to be a single parent and had an abortion at 34....

Thinking about sex?

... here are some things to consider.... Sex is not just about physical pleasure, although it is often the feelings of sexual pleasure that drive us toward sex, especially in the teen years. Sex is intrinsically linked to our emotional selves so it is important to consider how you will...

‘Accidental Termination’ Media Release

Media Release: ‘Accidental termination of ‘healthy’ baby’ This week we watched in horror as the story of the tragic death of two baby boys at the royal women's hospital unfolded. We are rightly horrified. A healthy, viable, loved baby has been deliberately killed and the parents and other family members...
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