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Can Stress Have A Negative Impact On Breastfeeding? 5 Important Things To Know

Having a new baby brings big changes to your life, with a certain amount of stress involved. Here are 5 things to know about stress and breastfeeding. Read More


Diet And Exercise During Pregnancy Can Cut C-Section Risk, Study Says

Research has recently confirmed that both exercise and a good diet can have a positive impact on how you give birth. Find out more here. Read More

Meet Grace, The Toddler Who Has Never Eaten Sugar

An Australian mother recently made headlines when she revealed her toddler has never eaten processed foods or sugar. Read More


Doctor Nails Reasons Behind 500% C-Section Increase Since The 70s

Mothers and their maternity care providers generally have the same goal: a healthy baby – and, of course, a healthy mother matters too. To achieve that… Read More


Life-Size Cut Outs Used To Normalise Breastfeeding

In an attempt to promote breastfeeding and improve breastfeeding rates, campaigns in Ontario are getting creative. Public breastfeeding is something many new mamas feel nervous about…. Read More

Teen Porn Use Linked With Mental Health Problems

Today's teens have greater access to porn than any previous generations. Find out how access to porn can affect your teen's health and wellbeing. Read More


Artist Celebrates Womens’ Bodies With Rainbow Stretch Marks

Most women are told their stretch marks are imperfections and need to be treated. One artist is doing her bit to empower women to love their bodies. Read More

Why You Can’t Let Your Child’s Feelings Control Your Decisions

How we react to our child's feelings impacts their behaviour. Most often we try to avoid frustration but is this useful, and how can we help them to cope? Read More



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