Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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Flu Shot While Pregnant – Should You Get It?

Should you get the flu shot while pregnant? If you’re pregnant and looking for information to help decide, make sure you read this article first! Read More

Uncircumcised Boys – Foreskin Care Tips For Parents

If your baby son is uncircumcised, or if you’re looking at whats involved if you don’t circumcise, this article has some great information about the foreskin, how to care for it and at what ages a foreskin changes. If you have an uncircumcised son, this information is invaluable! Read More

Rib Pain During Pregnancy – 9 Tips To Relieve Sore Ribs

Rib pain during pregnancy can be very uncomfortable. Find out what causes rib pain, as well as 9 helpful tips to relieve painful ribs while pregnant. Read More

Placenta Encapsulation – Why Placenta Pills Are Booming

Placenta encapsulation (aka placenta pills) means consuming placenta is easy and tasteless. Find out why placenta encapsulation is booming around the world. Read More

Placenta Previa | Symptoms and Bleeding

Placenta previa occurs in around 0.5% of pregnancies. Find out the grades of placenta previa, symptoms, risk factors and treatments for placenta previa. Read More

Blokes, Boobs & Breastfeeding – Why Your Support Is Critical

Men: do you know what the biggest cause of women giving up breastfeeding is? You can help prevent it. A must read article for all dads and dads-to-be. Read More

Convinced You Want Drugs in Labour?

Want drugs when you give birth? Thinking, ‘why should I needlessly suffer?’ There’s something in this picture that you probably haven’t considered… Read More

Menstruation, Your Period and Ovulation After Baby

Menstruation (or your period) and ovulation after baby happens at a unique time for your own body. Here’s what you might expect from your body after birth. Read More

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