Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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Sleep Training – 6 Things to Consider Before You Do It

Are you considering sleep training your baby? In a busy world, it may seem like a great solution. Here are 6 things to consider before you decide. Read More

Cramps During Pregnancy – What You Need To Know

Have you had cramps during pregnancy? Especially if you've just found out you're pregnant, it can be quite scary. Find out about cramping during pregnancy. Read More

Spotting During Pregnancy – What You Need To Know

If you experience spotting during pregnancy, here's everything you need to know. Is spotting normal during pregnancy? What are the causes? Find out, here. Read More

10 Reasons Why We Need To Stop Public Shaming Of Kids

Publicly shaming kids has suddenly become popular - and worse yet, parents share are sharing it on the internet. Here are 9 reasons why it's bad for kids. Read More

Cuba Eliminates Mother-Baby HIV And Syphilis Transmission

Cuba has become the first country to eradicate mother-to-baby HIV and syphilis transmission, which has been validated by the World Health Organisation. Read More

Can A Poor Diet Impact The Quality Of Breastmilk?

It's becoming more common to hear that breastfeeding may not be best for babies if the mother doesn't have a good diet. Could this true? Find out here. Read More

Breastfeeding Myths – 10 Most Common Myths Debunked

For many mothers, getting breastfeeding working well can be impacted by myths and inaccurate information. Here are 10 common breastfeeding myths, debunked. Read More

Baby Constipation – Remedies and Causes

Baby poo is a common concern for new parents. Baby constipation can be even more worrying. Here are 5 common causes of constipation and remedies for relief. Read More

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