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Can You Accidentally Starve Your Breastfed Newborn Baby?

Is it possible to accidentally starve your breastfed newborn baby? Could your baby get sick from not enough milk? Find out what Renee Kam IBCLC has to say. Read More


Pooping During Labour – Is It On Your Ultimate Horrors List?

Does the idea of pooping during labour totally mortify you? Or are you simply worried about it? Find out why it can happen and why there's no need to worry. Read More

10 Thoughts I Had During My First Ultrasound Scan

After Fiona had her first ultrasound, she decided to share with us all the hilarious things that went through her mind during her baby's ultrasound scan. Read More


Baby Distracted While Breastfeeding? Tips To Help

Does your baby get distracted while breastfeeding? It can be frustrating for some mothers and worrying for others - is she getting enough milk? Read More


Gassy Baby? Symptoms And Remedies For Relief

Do you have a gassy baby? Worried it was something you ate? Find out the symptoms of gassiness and learn some simple but effective remedies for relief. Read More

Breastfeeding May Protect Against Meningitis – Study

Researchers have made an exciting discovery about breastfeeding: a particular sugar in breastmilk may play a key role in protecting babies from meningitis. Read More


Twilight Sleep – The Brutal Way Some Women Gave Birth In The 1900s

Giving birth in the early to mid 1900s could be brutal. Twilight sleep became popular, despite being particularly violent. Find out what women went through. Read More

More Women Are Dying In Childbirth – But Only In The US

In an era that is more high tech than ever, how can it be that more women are dying in childbirth - and only in the United States? Find out what's going on. Read More



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