Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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The 3 Best and Worst States In The US To Have A Baby

Live in the United States and planning a family? Take a look at which states rate the best -- and the worst -- for mothers and babies. Find out more here! Read More

Pregnancy After Miscarriage: 5 Ways It Can Feel Different

Pregnancy after miscarriage can feel a little different to a normal pregnancy. Here are 5 things you might notice when you're pregnant again. Read More

This Simple Measure Cut Preemie Mortality In Half

Around 20 years ago, we saw a significant leap in cutting rates of preemie mortality. Now, another breakthrough is set to save even more lives of preemies. Read More

Cracked Nipples? Here Are 7 Steps To Follow

Suffering from cracked nipples? Here's some great advice for the treatment and healing of cracked nipples, from BellyBelly's IBCLC, Renee Kam. Read More

Fenugreek And Breast Milk Supply – Does It Help?

Fenugreek. Does it increase the production of breast milk? If you want to boost your milk supply, here’s what you need to know about fenugreek. Read More

Baby Missing Part Of His Skull And Brain – Look At Him Now!

When a couple were given advice to abort their baby who would be born without part of his skull and brain, they refused. See him now, a year later! Read More

Around 50% Of Photos On Child Exploitation Sites From Social Media

Australia’s new Children’s eSafety Commissioner says as much as 50% of photos on child exploitation sites come from social media and blogs. Find out more. Read More

Routine IV Fluids During Labor – 4 Negative Side Effects

In some countries and hospitals, routine IV fluids are part of labor care. Is there any benefit to this? Here are 4 negatives to routine IV fluids. Read More

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