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Essential Breastfeeding Guide For Pregnant Women – 10 Best Tips

If you're pregnant, you've probably have heard various worrying comments about breastfeeding. Here are our 10 best tips to support you along your journey. Read More

Pelvic Exams – U.S. Panel Finds No Proven Benefits For Healthy Women

A team in the U.S. says there's not only a lack of evidence for routine pelvic exams for healthy women, but the exams have little benefit and create risk. Read More

The Octopus Watch – A Watch That Could End Parental Nagging

Do you spend most of the day nagging your kids to brush their teeth, get dressed or tidy their rooms? You might need an Octopus watch. Read More

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

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