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Folate – Why It’s So Important Before And During Pregnancy

Folate is crucial to consume while you are trying to conceive. Find out what foods contain folate and why you need it for a healthy baby. Read More

Party Ideas – Kids Birthday Party Themes and Suggestions

Stuck for a children’s birthday party idea? I can hardly blame you; these days kids birthday parties are getting more elaborate and requiring much more planning than ever before. Here are 10 popular theme suggestions for boys and girls birthday parties. Read More

Amber Teething Necklace – A Natural Teething Alternative

An amber teething necklace is a natural alternative to teething gels, creams and medicines. Here's what you need to know about the amber teething necklace. Read More

Baby Sleep Books – BellyBelly’s Top 6 Books

Baby sleep is a booming industry, but here are no prerequisites for writing a baby sleep book. Here are BellyBelly’s 6 top books for baby sleep. Read More

What A New Baby Expects – From Birth to Going Home

A baby’s “expectations” are not learned - they are the same natural instincts as thousands of years ago. The more you meet, the happier your baby may be. Read More

Low Lying Placenta – What Does It Mean?

A low lying placenta means the placenta has implanted close to your cervix. Find out what to expect should you be diagnosed with a low lying placenta. Read More

“Sorry, You’re Not In Labour…” How To Deal With Hearing These Words

“Sorry, you’re not in labour” are difficult words for a care provider to say. They're also difficult words for a heavily pregnant woman to hear. Read More

VBAC Tips – Advice From VBAC Mamas Who’ve Done It!

Thinking about a VBAC (vaginal birth after c-section)? This inspirational article is chock full of VBAC tips, advice and photos from mamas who've done it! Read More

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