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How Long Do Humans’ Close Relatives Breastfeed For?

How long to breastfeed your baby is a personal choice. What's the natural weaning age for humans and how much do we have in common with our close relatives? Read More


Low Blood Sugar After Birth – 5 Important Facts

During pregnancy babies are supplied with their energy needs, but what happens after birth? Here are 5 important facts about low blood sugar in babies Read More

7 Reasons My Baby Is Rubbish At Making Friends

Making new friends isn't always easy, no matter how old you are. Fiona has seven reasons why her baby is rubbish at making new friends Read More


8 Embarrassing Things My Baby Makes Me Do In Public

Babies are adorable creatures and they can certainly make us do their bidding. Fiona shares eight ways her baby causes her public embarrassment Read More


Journalist Gets Schooled In Why Dad Should Be At The Birth

What happens when a journalist questions a sports star's commitment to his game? The coach explains what the most important thing in life is. Read More

Do Babies Really Need To Be Induced To Ensure They Are Born?

Labour induction is occurring at rates between 25-50% of all births in many high income countries. Why do many babies need to be induced? Read More


Is Routine Testing For Gestational Diabetes Necessary?

Gestational diabetes diagnosis is increasing every year, but not all care providers agree it should be a routine part of pregnancy testing. Find out more Read More

Are Parents Making Poor Dietary Choices For Their Kids?

Childhood obesity is increasing every year, despite recommendations young children are offered a healthy diet, which may influence future food choices Read More



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