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Episiotomy vs Tearing – Which One Is Better?

If you're weighing up your options of an episiotomy vs tearing, here are the pros and cons of each, including the risks and benefits. Read More


Hepatitis B Vaccination For Babies – Is It Really Necessary?

One of the decisions parents need to make about the birth is the hepatitis B vaccination for babies. Is it really necessary, or an important step? Read More

Is My Baby At Risk Of Not Getting Enough Milk After Birth?

Are you worried about your baby not having enough milk at birth? Could your baby get sick? Find out what IBCLC Renee Kam has to say. Read More


Pooping During Labour – Is It On Your Ultimate Horrors List?

Does the idea of pooping during labour totally mortify you? Or are you simply worried about it? Find out why it can happen and why there's no need to worry. Read More


10 Thoughts I Had During My First Ultrasound Scan

After Fiona had her first ultrasound, she decided to share with us all the hilarious things that went through her mind during her baby's ultrasound scan. Read More

Baby Distracted While Breastfeeding? Tips To Help

Does your baby get distracted while breastfeeding? It can be frustrating for some mothers and worrying for others - is she getting enough milk? Read More


Gassy Baby? Symptoms And Remedies For Relief

Do you have a gassy baby? Worried it was something you ate? Find out the symptoms of gassiness and learn some simple but effective remedies for relief. Read More

Breastfeeding May Protect Against Meningitis – Study

Researchers have made an exciting discovery about breastfeeding: a particular sugar in breastmilk may play a key role in protecting babies from meningitis. Read More



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