Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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Men Giving Birth – See A Hilarious Labour Simulation!

While we can't really see men giving birth, this is the closest we'll get to it! Watch this hilarious video of four men in a labour simulation. Read More

The Essential Baby Item You Can’t Do Without

In our material world, it's easy to become consumed with the latest prams, cots and gadgets. We want to give our babies the best. But you can't forget this. Read More

Why You Must Never Add Extra Water To Breastmilk or Formula

It's bad advice to add extra water to formula or breastmilk, in order to help with colic, wind or hunger. Find out why this could be a big mistake. Read More

Babies More Likely To Be Born At This Time Of Day

Wondering what time of day your baby is most likely to be born? A study of 90% of births in the US uncovered the most common times babies were born. Read More

Stillborn Babies Under 20 Weeks To Be Recognised in WA

Parents of stillborn babies have warmly welcomed the news that Western Australia will now acknowledge stillborn babies born before 20 weeks gestation. Read More

10 Thoughts Stay At Home Parents Have During The Day

Being a stay at home parent is a tough gig, especially when your boss is set on mischief! Here are 10 thoughts stay at home parents have during the day. Read More

Controlled Crying – What Parents Need To Know

Controlled crying is a popular method of baby sleep training. But the AAIMH has big concerns. Find out what parents need to know about controlled crying. Read More

Doorbell Notes: 10 Hilarious Notes From Tired Parents

Hell hath no fury like a tired parent (or pregnant woman). Check out these 10 hilarious doorbell notes written by some very tired parents. Read More

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