Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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Breastfeeding Toddlers – 7 Benefits Of Breastfeeding Your Toddler

Many people wrongly believe that breastfeeding a toddler offers no benefits. Here are 7 impressive benefits for mothers and toddlers who breastfeed. Read More

How Much Breastmilk Does My Baby Need?

In a time where formula feeding is common and involves exact measuring, some breastfeeding mothers ask, how much breastmilk does my baby need? Read More

The Undervalued Therapeutic Power of Postpartum Rest

We need to give up the notion of supermum. Find out why rest is THE most important basic of getting motherhood off to a good start. Includes tips for rest. Read More

Vacuum Birth – Side Effects, Risks and Benefits

Before you give birth, it's important to get informed. Here's what you need to know about vacuum birth, including side effects, risks and benefits. Read More

10 Things Parents Should Stop Doing Today

Parenting is the most important (and toughest!) job we’ll ever do. It helps if we can be honest with ourselves and acknowledge where we need to improve. Read More

The Danger Of Interrupting Immediate Skin-To-Skin Contact

In a recent study, researchers found a lack of this one thing resulted in birthing women to be twice as likely to experience a postpartum haemorrhage. Read More

10 Thoughts Women Have During Labour [Humour]

What do women really think about during labour? Here are 10 funny (okay, and kinda serious) thoughts women have during labour. Read More

Hilarious Video: What Would Happen If Men Could Breastfeed?

If men could breastfeed, what do you think it would be like? In this hilarious video, you'll get an insight into what life might be like if men breastfed. Read More

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