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Many midwives offer exceptional, well-trained care. There are many reasons we love midwives as primary carers for low risk women - here are 6 of them! Read More
Water birth is becoming an increasingly popular choice for birthing women. But is it safe? A new study says water birth poses no risk to babies. Read More
The Lancet recently published some staggering figures about breastfeeding, including its ability to prevent almost 20,000 annual breast cancer deaths. Read More
Doula vs midwife - do you know the difference? If you're pregnant and weighing up your care options, find out the difference between a doula and midwife. Read More
Leading health organisations have warned laws to protect breastfeeding are inadequate in most countries, exposing infants and young children to risks. Read More
If your child wakes in the night with a barking cough and struggles to breathe, your child may have croup. Find out the causes and treatment for croup. Read More
Your 36 week old baby has lots going on. Teething, major physical achievements and a leap in brain development - it might be a little crazy! Hang in there! Read More
If you're pregnant and have mild to severe itching all over the body, this may be a sign of a liver condition called obstetric cholestasis. Find out more. Read More