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Highest C-Section Rates By Country

Take a look at our list of c-section rates by country. See how your country fares for the percent of births which result in a c-section. Read More


Meconium In Amniotic Fluid – Is It Dangerous?

Pregnant women are told to look out for meconium in amniotic fluid. So what does it mean and is it dangerous? Find out here. Read More

Creating Your Birth Space – 5 Things You Need To Do

Your birth space can have an impact your labour. Find out 5 ways your birth space can help you to enjoy a more positive birth experience. Read More


1 in 5 Parents Admit To Sedating Their Children For Long Car Journeys

Some shocking findings from a recent survey include 20% of parents admitting to sedating kids on journeys, and 50% threatening to kick kids out the car. Read More


New Blood Test To Predict Preeclampsia During Pregnancy May Save Lives

Preeclampsia is one of the most common complications women experience during pregnancy. Now there is a new test to predict it ocurring. Read More

Why Is The Fear Of Birth Rising?

Many women admit to having some or many fears about giving birth, especially for the first time. Why is the fear of birth rising? Find out, here. Read More


Just Had A New Baby? 10 Things Your First Born Wants You To Know

If you've just had a new baby - your second, third or more - there are some things your first born might want you to know, but may not know how to say it. Read More

Diarrhea During Pregnancy – What You Need To Know

Digestive changes during pregnancy are pretty common. If you're experiencing diarrhea during pregnancy, here's what you need to know. Read More



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