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Are Our Babies Guinea Pigs? Unapproved Drugs And Newborns

An estimated 90% of medications administered to neonates aren’t FDA approved for use in neonates. Are our babies being treated as guinea pigs? Read More


9 Procedures You Might Want To Reject During Pregnancy

A 'one size fits all' prenatal care system doesn't mean you have to agree to all procedures offered. Here are 9 procedures you can reject during pregnancy Read More

5 Reasons Why Children Don’t Need Fruit Juice

There's a huge variety of drinks available for children and not all options are healthy. Here a 5 reasons why fruit juice isn't the best choice. Read More


4 Digestive Problems That Happen After Pregnancy

After birth, your digestive system can take some time for things to settle down. Here are 4 things that might happen and how to cope. Read More


10 Crazy Things I Googled As A Sleep Deprived New Parent

Parenting before the internet? How did we do it? Fiona shares 10 hilarious things she's Googled as a sleep deprived parent Read More

Preeclampsia – Signs and Symptoms Of Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is the most common serious complication of pregnancy, affecting up to 10% of women. Find out the signs and symptoms here. Read More


Dad Models Healthy Relationships By Making Breakfast For His Ex

Separating from your partner can have a big impact on your children. There are ways to co-parent positively, so your kids can benefit. Read More

9 Things Parents Of Angel Babies Want Their Care Providers To Know About Miscarriage

How women are treated when miscarriage happens can have huge impact on their lives. Here are 9 things you want your care provider to know about miscarriage Read More



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