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The Cold Hard Truth: Why Australia’s C-Section Rate Is So High

In Australia, 1 in 3 babies are born via major surgery. How did this happen? Here is the cold, hard truth about why Australia's c-section rate is so high. Read More


Umbilical Cord Milking: What Is It And What Are The Benefits?

You've probably heard of delayed cord clamping, but have you heard of umbilical cord milking? Find out what it means and what benefits it offers. Read More

Should Your Child Finish All Their Food? Study Into Overeating

It’s not always easy to know exactly how much your child should be eating at any given time. You might have noticed that on some days… Read More


Delayed Cord Clamping And Jaundice – What You Need To Know

A common objection when requesting delayed cord clamping is increased risk of jaundice. Does delayed cord clamping increase the risk of jaundice? Read More


Should We Stop Calling Breastfeeding Natural?

Recently, there’s been a flurry of media articles suggesting we should stop calling breastfeeding natural. Should we? Here's the argument for and against. Read More

Do Inductions Increase The Risk Of C-Section?

Do inductions increase the risk of c-section? Many health professionals believe so. But a recent study had surprising results - find out the outcome. Read More


Breastfeeding Challenges – 6 Tips To Help You Through

If you're experiencing breastfeeding challenges, don't give up - there's plenty of help available. Here are 6 tips to help get you through. Read More

An Important Reason Why Food Shouldn’t Be Used As A Treat: Study

New research conducted by three universities has uncovered a compelling reason why we should avoid using food as a treat or reward. Find out more. Read More



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