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Cord Prolapse – What Causes It And How Can I Avoid It?

The umbilical cord is the lifeline between mother and baby. In some cases, cord prolapse can occur, which is an urgent situation. Find out more. Read More

28 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 28 week old baby is now seven months old! She's probably a bundle of energy, chatter and movement. Find out more about week 28. Read More

What Is Considered To Be A Big Baby?

According to recent research, many women are being incorrectly told their babies are overly big. So, what is considered to be a big baby? Find out! Read More

Single Artery Umbilical Cord – What Does It Mean?

Been told your baby has a single artery umbilical cord? You might feel a little worried. Find out what it means to have a single artery umbillical cord. Read More

What Does It Mean To Be Effaced During Pregnancy?

What does it mean to be effaced during pregnancy? Find out everything you need to know about effacement and giving birth. Read More

27 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 27 week old baby is likely to be very active now! He tries out his mobility skills, even overnight, which can make for some sleepless nights. Read More

26 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 26 week old baby is halfway through the 52 weeks of the first year of life! Find out what to expect with sleep, food and everything else. Read More

Measles: If Your Child Has It, Try THIS For A Better Recovery

Unfortunately, sometimes kids get sick. If your child contracts measles, a review of clinical trials found 2 doses of THIS reduced mortality by over 60%. Read More

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