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1 in 5 Parents Admit To Sedating Their Children For Long Car Journeys

Some shocking findings from a recent survey include 20% of parents admitting to sedating kids on journeys, and 50% threatening to kick kids out the car. Read More


New Blood Test To Predict Preeclampsia During Pregnancy May Save Lives

Preeclampsia is one of the most common complications women experience during pregnancy. Now there is a new test to predict it ocurring. Read More

Why Is The Fear Of Birth Rising?

Many women admit to having some or many fears about giving birth, especially for the first time. Why is the fear of birth rising? Find out, here. Read More


Just Had A New Baby? 10 Things Your First Born Wants You To Know

If you've just had a new baby - your second, third or more - there are some things your first born might want you to know, but may not know how to say it. Read More


Diarrhea During Pregnancy – What You Need To Know

Digestive changes during pregnancy are pretty common. If you're experiencing diarrhea during pregnancy, here's what you need to know. Read More

Upper Lip Tie – 4 Facts About Breastfeeding And Upper Lip Ties

The topic of tongue and lip ties seems to come up often in many breastfeeding related Facebook discussions. ‘Ties’ is a collective term that refers to… Read More


How To Avoid A Forceps Or Vacuum Assisted Birth

Sometimes forceps or vacuum assisted births are necessary. But there are some things you can do to avoid an assisted birth. Here are 4 things that help. Read More

10 Reasons Your Toddler Won’t Nap

Toddlers are adorable, aren’t they? Especially when they’re asleep. And those times you really want them to have a nap? No chance. Here are 10 reasons why. Read More



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