Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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Genetic Material In Breastmilk – 3 Interesting Facts

Did you know breastmilk contains genetic material, including stem cells? Here are 3 interesting facts about genetic material in breastmilk. Read More

Does Popular Media Influence Women’s Birth Choices? [Study]

Pregnant women tend to immerse themselves in as much information as they can about childbirth. But does media impact the choices women make about birth? Read More

5 Things I Learned When I Took A Holiday Alone – Without Kids

A holiday alone without kids sounds good in theory, but actually doing it was nerve-racking. Here are 5 things I learnt when I took a solo trip overseas. Read More

Breastfeeding And Cavities – 5 Facts Worth Knowing

Have you heard that breastfeeding can cause cavities for babies or toddlers? Here are 5 facts you need to know about breastfeeding and cavities. Read More

How Long Should I Wait Before Clamping The Umbilical Cord?

Many expectant parents are aware about cord clamping and the benefits of delaying clamping. But how long should you wait exactly? Find out here. Read More

Sex After Giving Birth – 10 Things You Should Know

Just had a baby, or are you soon to give birth? Before you have sex after giving birth, here are 10 things worth knowing first! Read More

Eating And Drinking During Labour – Good or Bad?

Some women are told by their care providers that eating and drinking during labour is not allowed. Is there any evidence to back this claim? Find out here. Read More

Type 1 Diabetes and Pregnancy – Symptoms, Risks and Management

Type 1 diabetes and pregnancy - what are the symptoms, risks and management? Find out everything you need to know about what to expect. Read More

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