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Heavy Periods After Childbirth – Why Are My Periods Heavy?

If you're experiencing heavy periods since you've had your baby, this is a must read. It contains great advice from fertility specialist, Doctor Andrew Orr. Read More


New Birthing Sling May Shorten Labour And Reduce Interventions

Is a shorter labour and less chance of interventions music to your ears? A new birthing device has the potential to do both. Read More

Can Breastfeeding Help You To Live Longer?

There are many factors which impact our life expectancy, including diet, lifestyle choices and genes. Can breastfeeding help us to live longer? Read More


Breastfeeding Saves Lives And Money: Study

Breastfeeding has so many positive benefits for mothers and babies. A new study shows how breastfeeding can save lives and money. Read More


7 Things To Avoid Saying To A Woman In Labour

Supporting a woman in labour? Our list of 7 things to avoid saying to a woman in labour is a MUST read for partners, friends and care providers. Read More

SIDS Breakthrough – Could Babies Be Screened At Birth?

While SIDS is rare, it is understandably one of the biggest fears of new parents. A new breakthrough has the potential to ease those fears. Read More


Formula Feeding Increases A Child’s Risk Of Obesity: Study

Breastmilk is the perfect food for your baby, but did you know it can also reduce the risk of health risks in your child's future? Read More

The Secret Weapon To These Doctors’ 12% C-Section Rate

After years of high c-section rates, one US hospital has discovered a secret weapon to reducing surgical birth rates and improving outcomes. Read More



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