Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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Lunchbox Ideas for Kids – Healthy Lunchbox Ideas and Tips

Looking for some lunchbox ideas for the kids? Not just any lunchbox ideas, but some delicious, nutritious and healthy lunchbox ideas? Look no further – here are some tips to inspire healthy lunchboxes in every school – as well as our top 5 suggestions of foods your child will be excited to find in their lunchbox. Read More

Dad and Baby – Baby Bonding Tips For Dads

Bonding with baby doesn’t come easily or naturally for some men. At times men can feel in the dark about tending to their babies' incessant needs and alleviating any stress of their partners. How can they bond with their babies and not feel so helpless? Matthew Kick has some great suggestions for brand new dads or dads-to-be. Read More

Why Do Babies Wake Up So Much and So Often?

Why do babies wake up so much and so often? Here’s a simple explanation, from one of the world’s leading experts on baby sleep, Professor James McKenna. Read More

Why Does My Baby Wake Up When I Put Her Down?

It's the million dollar question - why does my baby wake up when I put her down? The second she's put down in her bed – wide awake! Why?! Read on… Read More

Sleeping With Baby – Is Co-Sleeping Safe?

Sleeping with baby – is it safe? If you're interested in cosleeping or are worried about its safety, read this from the world's co-sleeping sleeping expert. Read More

Does Formula Feeding Increase The Risk of SIDS?

Could formula feeding increase the risk of SIDS? The answer from Professor James McKenna, the leading authority on co-sleeping, breastfeeding and SIDS. Read More

Doulas – 10 Top Reasons Why You Should Have A Doula At Your Birth

Birth doulas are worth their weight in gold. If you’re thinking of hiring a birth doula, or if I need to convince you, here’s 10 great reasons why you should have a birth doula at your birth. Read More

Pregnancy Acne – Tips For Acne During Pregnancy

Got pregnancy acne? Here are some great tips and suggestions to help you manage and treat pimples and acne during pregnancy. Read More

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