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A Proven Method for Lowering the Caesarean Rate

A hospital was able to reduce its caesarean section rate by 21% during a project which was designed to attempt to lower the caesarean section rate. How did they do it? Read on to find out what happened. Read More

Your Grandchild Is Breastfed? There’s Bad News and Good News

So you’re a grandparent, and your grandchild is a breastfed bub. What does that mean for you? Well, there’s good news and there’s bad news…. Read More

Toddler Talking – 11 Tips To Encourage A Toddler’s Chatterbox!

Toddler talk: find out when to expect your toddler to actively start talking and how to encourage your gorgeous toddler to unleash his inner chatterbox! Read More

Amniocentesis | Definition and Risks Of An Amino

An amniocentesis is a prenatal screening test. If your doctor suggests an amniocentesis, here is some information about the procedure and risks. Read More

Selective Mutism – When It’s More Than Just Shyness

Selective mutism in children may mistakenly be seen as being overly shy, manipulative or difficult. Here's why selective mutism is much more than shyness. Read More

Tens Machine – Using A Tens Machine For Labour

A tens machine is an option for pain relief during labour. So what are the pros and cons of using a tens machine? Read on to find out. Read More

Love, Lust and Little Ones: 8 Things They Never Tell You

With a baby on the scene, love and lust certainly changes unlike ever before. Here are 8 things no-one ever told you about love, lust and little ones. Read More

Baby Massage – 6 Steps For A Nurturing Baby Massage

Baby massage is a wonderful way for mums and dads to bond with their baby. It has many health benefits too! Find out how to get started massaging your baby about what baby massage can do for your baby, while bonding with him at the same time. Read More

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