Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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When Doctors Don’t Listen: Informed Consent and Birth

Sometimes, procedures are performed on birthing women without informed consent -- including episiotmies. How can you avoid it? Here is some helpful advice. Read More

Are Women Losing The Ability To Give Birth Naturally?

As we march on in an era of high intervention at birth, world famous obstetrician, Michel Odent, fears women are losing the ability to give birth naturally. Read More

Active Birth – 8 Big Benefits For Mother and Baby

An active birth offers so many benefits to mother and baby. Less pain? Shorter labour? Less trauma? Yes please! Here are 8 benefits of an active birth. Read More

How To Support Parents Of Twins – 10 Helpful Tips

Do you know someone who is giving birth to twins? Or are you expecting twins? Here are 10 great tips for those who care about parents of twins -- or more! Read More

4 Fascinating Facts About Your Breastmilk

Breastmilk was never really seen until we discovered how to express it as we do today. Here are 4 facts about the look and consistency of your breastmilk. Read More

Is My Baby Hungry? Do I Have Enough Milk?

Many mothers worry: do I have enough milk? Is my baby hungry? Could I be starving him? Here are some interesting and helpful facts from IBCLC, Renee Kam. Read More

13 Realities Of What It’s Really Like To Parent A Toddler

Just had a baby and are wondering what it's really like to have a toddler around? Here are 13 realities of life with a toddler -- find out what they are! Read More

When You’re The First Of Your Friends To Get Pregnant

It can be tough going when you're the first of your friends to get pregnant. Everything changes and it's easy to lose touch. Here are 10 tips to help. Read More

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