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Donated Human Milk – Why It Should Be The First Alternative For All Babies

Leading health organisations recommend screened donor breast milk as the best alternative for babies. Find out why milk donation is more important than ever Read More


Birth Options In Australia: Public, Private, Birth Centre or Home?

Choosing where you will give birth is one of the biggest decisions you will make. Find out more about your birth choices in Australia. Read More

Too Much Milk? Managing Oversupply of Breastmilk

Too much breastmilk might seem like a good thing but it can be frustrating and stressful. Here are 5 tips to managing an oversupply of breastmilk Read More


5 Things To Know Before Hiring A Doula

The pregnancy to-do list keeps growing - what is a doula anyway? Here are 5 things you should know before hiring a doula. Read More


5 Reasons Why Women Love Giving Birth

It's pretty rare you hear anything positive about birth, whether from your friends or the media. But some women love giving birth - here are 5 reasons why Read More

Reducing Unnecessary Birth Interventions For Low-Risk Women

New guidance for maternity care providers recommends reducing unnecessary birth interventions and promoting normal birth practices. Read More


9 Reasons Why Women Choose To Birth At Home

To home birth or not to home birth - not sure if it is right for you? Here are 9 reasons why women choose to have a home birth. Read More

Does The Epi-No Reduce Vaginal Trauma?

Tearing during birth is a common fear for most women. A device on the market claims to reduce vaginal trauma and prevent tearing. Read More



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