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How Your Cervix Dilates And Why It’s Unpredictable

During the first stage of labour, what the cervix is doing, or not doing, gets plenty of attention. Find out what you need to know about cervical dilation. Read More


5 Reasons Why I Can’t Wait To Give Birth Again

If television is anything to go by, birth is something to be feared. But I never felt that way. Here are 5 reasons why I can't wait to give birth again. Read More

Midwives And Nurses Can Provide Equal Or Better Care Than Physicians – WHO Report

Picking a doctor with many years of medical education might seem the best choice for childbirth. But a new World Health Organization report says otherwise. Read More


Why Baby’s Birth Experience Matters – 5 Things You Need To Know

"Everyone is radiant with happiness. Everyone except the child. The child? You hadn’t even noticed the child, had you?" Powerful words from a famous doctor. Read More


Study: Could Changes To Birth Classes Result In Better Birth Outcomes?

A childbirth class trialled in a study found massive reductions in interventions when compared to standard hospital birth classes. Read on! Read More

5 Things C-Section Mamas Want You To Know

Not had a c-section before? Here are 5 things that c-section mothers want you to know. With 1 in 3 mothers giving birth this way, it's even more important. Read More


8 Procedures You Might Want To Reject During Labour

Making decisions during labour can be stressful, emotional and difficult. Working out what you want and don't want before labour can be a huge help. Read More

Fetal Monitoring – What Expectant Parents Need To Know

During labour, one or more forms of fetal monitoring will be used to check on your baby. It might surprise you that some forms aren't backed by evidence. Read More



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