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Breastfeeding Barbie Joins The Fight To Normalise Breastfeeding

Finally, Barbie's infamous disproportionately large breasts have a purpose, thanks to an Australian mother who has created "Breastfeeding Barbie". Read More


It Takes One Year To Recover From Childbirth, Study Finds

After the six week post birth check up, new mothers are generally deemed 'recovered'. However a study found it takes around a year. Read More

Does A Previous Episiotomy Mean A Repeat Episiotomy? 3 Things To Know

Have you had episiotomy? Are you worried about having another episiotomy? Here are three things to know before your next birth. Read More


9 Myths About Your Waters Breaking

Do you feel worried about your waters breaking? Here are the 9 biggest myths about waters breaking and what happens. Find out more. Read More


9 Things Women Should Know About VBAC

Considering a VBAC (vaginal birth after c-section)? The success rate is quite high for women who plan one. Here are 9 things you need to know about VBAC. Read More

10 Christmas Miracles This New Mama Is Hoping For This Year

Christmas becomes magical again when you have kids. But it can be equally wonderful and terrifying. Here are 10 miracles Fiona is hoping for this year. Read More


Highest C-Section Rates By Country

Take a look at our list of c-section rates by country. See how your country fares for the percent of births which result in a c-section. Read More

Meconium In Amniotic Fluid – Is It Dangerous?

Pregnant women are told to look out for meconium in amniotic fluid. So what does it mean and is it dangerous? Find out here. Read More



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