Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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Baby Has Night And Day Mixed Up? Here’s What To Do

If your baby has night and day mixed up -- you probably have too! Here's some great information on baby sleep, and what you can do to help your baby. Read More

IVF – Find Out How It Works In This Cool Video!

In this beautifully designed and narrated video about IVF, you'll learn some really interesting facts about how IVF is performed. A must watch! Read More

Do Low Milk Supply Issues Run In Families?

It's common for women to worry about breastfeeding problems if their own mother had problems. So, do low milk supply issues run in families? Find out! Read More

Babywise – 4 Ways The Babywise Book Lacks Wisdom

Despite the massive success of the Babywise book, there is much controversy and warnings against it's use. Here are 4 major ways Babywise is BabyUnWise. Read More

Weird Things Couples Do To Get Pregnant [VIDEO]

If you've ever tried to get pregnant, you'll laugh out loud at this hilarious video which addresses the realities of what it's like to try for a baby. Read More

Vaginal Examinations – 7 Things You Should Know

Vaginal examinations are very common during pregnancy and birth. However, there are 7 things you should know about intervening with a vaginal exam. Read More

Weaning From Breastfeeding – A Gentle Approach

Weaning from breastfeeding? No matter how or when you choose to wean your baby, here’s some information on gently and respectfully weaning your baby. Read More

Retained Placenta | Symptoms and Treatment

A retained placenta occurs when all or part of the placenta doesn't separate after giving birth. Here are the causes, symptoms and treatment. Read More

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