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Friedman’s Curve – How It’s Used During Labour

When you're in labour, a few measures and checks are used to estimate the progress of labour. So what is Friedman’s Curve and how accurate is it? Find out! Read More


41 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 41 week old baby is about to hit another Wonder Week! The crying, clingy and cranky behaviour may be escalating. Find out more about your 41 week old. Read More

Why The UK Doesn’t Routinely Vaccinate For Chicken Pox

Once a childhood rite of passage, chicken pox is now considered a disease to be avoided at all costs – except in the United Kingdom. Find out why. Read More


Goat’s Milk Formula – Is It Closest To Breastmilk?

Popularity of goat's milk formula is growing, with some believing it's the closest formula to breastmilk. So, is goat's milk formula most like breastmilk? Read More


Early Puberty: 5 Reasons Why It’s More Common Than Ever

Today, girls are seeing early signs of puberty from 7 years of age. Is puberty reaching a biological breaking point? Why is this happening? Find out. Read More

7 Amazing Ways Breastfeeding Can Change Your Brain

It's amazing how clever our bodies are, producing breastmilk for our babies. What's also amazing is the many ways breastfeeding can change the brain! Read More


Heinz Being Sued Over ‘Healthy’ Toddler Snack Containing Over 60% Sugar

Heinz has come under fire from the ACCC for misleading claims on a product's packaging, which contains almost a day's worth of sugar for a two year old. Read More

Pain And Feelings In Newborns – 7 Things Parents Need To Know

Experts once believed newborns didn't feel pain; and even if they did, they woudn't remember anyway. Here are 7 things parents need to know about pain. Read More



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