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If you're pregnant and a smoker, you may have heard these 8 common myths about smoking and pregnancy. We bust the myths and share the facts. Read More
Restless leg syndrome occurs in about 26% of pregnant women and is characterised by a crawling, tingling, itchy feeling in their legs, often when resting. Read More
Many parents have heard of hand foot and mouth disease but few know what it is. Find out everything you need to know about hand foot and mouth disease. Read More
Many midwives offer exceptional, well-trained care. There are many reasons we love midwives as primary carers for low risk women - here are 6 of them! Read More
Water birth is becoming an increasingly popular choice for birthing women. But is it safe? A new study says water birth poses no risk to babies. Read More
The Lancet recently published some staggering figures about breastfeeding, including its ability to prevent almost 20,000 annual breast cancer deaths. Read More
Doula vs midwife - do you know the difference? If you're pregnant and weighing up your care options, find out the difference between a doula and midwife. Read More
Leading health organisations have warned laws to protect breastfeeding are inadequate in most countries, exposing infants and young children to risks. Read More