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Amazing Video Shows Baby Born In Amniotic Sac

A breathtaking video clip of a newborn is taking the internet by storm: see a baby being born in an amniotic sac - truly magic! Read More

31 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 31 week old baby is likely very active about now! She will be making more noises and will enjoy silly voices at reading time. Get your silly on! Read More

Dedicated Midwife Floats To Work On A Swan

What should a midwife do to get to work when there's a flood? Jump on an inflatable swan, naturally! Dedication taken to the next level! Read More

30 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 30 week old baby has a lot going on! He might cry as though you are leaving forever, rather than going to the kitchen. Find out what else to expect! Read More

Cervical Scar Tissue – What You Need To Know Before Giving Birth

Various issues including endometriosis and biopsies can cause cervical scar tissue. Find out what you need to know about how it can impact your labour. Read More

Which Type of Mama Are You? [Video, Humour]

In a hilarious 96 second video, Buzzfeed totally nails a typical conversation with 5 different types of mothers. Which one are you? Read More

Areas Where Independent Midwives Practise Have Lower C-Section Rates

A recent study found where midwives are allowed to practise independently, lower c-section rates and improved birth outcomes result. Why is this so? Read More

Smartphones: Good Or Bad News For Families?

Smartphones are found in most family homes, and we do tend to reach for them all day long. Are smartphones a good thing or a bad thing for families? Read More

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