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39 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 39 week old baby has now spent as long outside the womb as in it. Those tight, cosy womb days are far from her new, ever-expanding environment. Read More

Hilarious Video Of Mamas Dropping F-Bombs

Swearing isn’t big, it’s not funny and it’s not clever. Just kidding – it’s all of those things. It's even better when you can reeeally relate to it. Read More

You Know You’re A Baby Spammer When…

Baby spam. It’s the crime of the century. Or it’s the best thing ever. If you agree with the second statement, you’re probably a baby spammer. Read More

The Worrying Results Of A Parenting Survey

A survey of parents uncovered some worrying results - 50% of parents believe smacking is an effective method of discipline, when it's not. Find out why. Read More

12 Procedures You Need To Decide On For Your Newborn

When you're pregnant, there are plenty of decisions to make. Many need to be decided at birth. Here are 12 decisions you need to make for your newborn. Read More

Can Epidurals Slow Down Labour? Understanding Epidurals Part 5

Epidurals are the most common method of pain relief during labour. But can epidurals slow down labour? Find out what the research says. Read More

Peanut Ball – Why Every Labouring Mother Needs One

Many women are familiar with fit balls for labour, but now, the peanut ball is all the rave for labouring women. Find out why they are so good! Read More

38 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

You're probably finding this week to be very demanding. Your 38 week old baby is at a peak of separation anxiety. Find out what you can do to help. Read More

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