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Baby’s Heart Rate During Labour – What’s Normal And What’s Not

During labour, your baby will be intermittently monitored, or continuously if you're high risk. Find out what a normal and abnormal heart rate is. Read More

10 Funniest Parenting Cartoons

They say a picture paints a thousand words. When illustrators, artists and creatives become parents, they find new things to express in their work. Luckily for… Read More

Baby Powder – Is It Safe To Use?

Following a recent court case involving Johnson & Johnson's baby powder, some parents are concerned about baby powder being safe to use on their babies. Read More

Is Vaginal Seeding Dangerous?

Recently, a senior medical lecturer spoke out about the safety of vaginal seeding for newborn babies. Is vaginal seeding dangerous? Read More

Symphysis Pubic Dysfunction (SPD) – What You Need To Know

Symphysis Pubic Dysfunction (SPD) is a painful condition pregnant women may experience, but with correct management, it can be relieved. Read More

29 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

When your 29 week old baby smiles, does it reveal teeth? Or perhaps swollen gums, ready to erupt new teeth? Find out more about your 29 week old baby. Read More

Is Skin To Skin After The Birth Putting Babies At Risk?

The President of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Dr Michael Gannon, has been reported as saying an obsession among mothers and midwives to have immediate skin… Read More

Sperm Facts – 8 Things You Wont Read About On Wikipedia

Sperm is totally fascinating - but did you know these crazy facts about sperm? Find out if those common rumours you hear are true about sperm. Read More

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