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Private Health Insurer Says 3 Out Of 4 Women Injured At Birth – Here Are The Facts

According to health insurer Medibank Private, 75% of women who gave birth in the last 5 years have suffered a birth injury. Here are the facts. Read More

Sh*t Crunchy Dads Say – A Hilarious Video

You've heard of the crunchy mama... well look out, here comes crunchy dad! A hilarious video full of sh*t crunchy dads are commonly caught saying. Read More

Human Milk Banks – If They Save So Many Lives, Why Aren’t There More?

After introducing human milk banks in Brazil, infant mortality rates dropped by 75%. So if milk banks can save so many lives, why aren't there more of them? Read More

Hoping To Avoid A C-Section? Research Says To Do This

As countries scramble to find ways to reduce high c-section rates over the globe, researchers made an interesting finding. Find out what it is, here. Read More

Dad’s Mood Plays A Key Role In Child Development

Researchers have found a link between a father’s parental stress levels and his children’s development, regardless of the mother's mood. Find out more. Read More

Wonder Week 12: The World of Smooth Transitions (Leap 3)

Around 12 weeks after your baby's due date, your baby will experience Wonder Week 12: The World of Smooth Transitions (Leap 3). Find out what that means. Read More

Could Bread And Pasta Be Making You Depressed? Study Finds Link In Women

Could eating bread and pasta be making you depressed? A study has found a link between refined carbohydrates and depression, fatigue, and other mood issues. Read More

Is Breastfeeding Hard? Things That Make Breastfeeding More Difficult

Is breastfeeding hard? If you haven't breastfed a baby before, you might be thinking this very question. Find out what makes breastfeeding hard. Read More

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