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New Warning For Metformin Users – You May Have A Vitamin B12 Deficiency

If you take the popular insulin-sensitising drug, Metformin, you must read this important new warning linking Metformin use to low vitamin B12. Read More


The Cure For Deadly Peanut Allergy – Aussie Scientists Say They’ve Found It

Peanut allergies have been a hot topic over the last decade, and finally, Australian scientists believe they've found the cure for peanut allergy. Read More

The Cascade Of Intervention – What You Need To Know

If you're pregnant or have given birth, you may have heard about the cascade of intervention. Find out how easily it happens and how you can avoid it. Read More


Infant Reflux Disease Is Being Over Diagnosed Says Study

A small study has found a significant number of babies are being overdiagnosed with GERD, as confirmed by an abnormal MII-pH study. Read More


Mother Awarded $16M For Damages After Staff Held Her Baby In For 6 Minutes

Caroline Malatesta chose to give birth in a particular hospital after seeing advertising promising a gentle experience. What she got was birth trauma. Read More

52 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Happy birthday! Your 52 week old baby is one year old. You made it. Happy birthing day to mum and dad, and happy birthday to your gorgeous little one. Read More


Breastfeeding Aversion – Could You Be Suffering from D-MER?

Some women experience negative emotions associated with their letdown reflex. If you experience breastfeeding aversion, this is well worth a read. Read More

Why You Should Never Cover Your Child’s Pram With A Blanket

Even on a warm day of just 22 degrees, draping a blanket over a pram could cause the space inside to overheat to 34 degrees, in just one hour. Read More



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