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Antibacterials Must Be Removed From Consumer Soaps, Says FDA

It’s back to school time in many areas, and the cold and flu season is approaching, so better stock up on antibacterial soap, right? Well, the FDA says no. Read More


Episiotomy vs Tearing – Which One Is Better?

If you're weighing up your options of an episiotomy vs tearing, here are the pros and cons of each, including the risks and benefits. Read More

Hepatitis B Vaccination For Babies – Is It Really Necessary?

One of the decisions parents need to make about the birth is the hepatitis B vaccination for babies. Is it really necessary, or an important step? Read More


Can You Accidentally Starve Your Breastfed Newborn Baby?

Is it possible to accidentally starve your breastfed newborn baby? Could your baby get sick from not enough milk? Find out what Renee Kam IBCLC has to say. Read More


Pooping During Labour – Is It On Your Ultimate Horrors List?

Does the idea of pooping during labour totally mortify you? Or are you simply worried about it? Find out why it can happen and why there's no need to worry. Read More

10 Thoughts I Had During My First Ultrasound Scan

After Fiona had her first ultrasound, she decided to share with us all the hilarious things that went through her mind during her baby's ultrasound scan. Read More


Baby Distracted While Breastfeeding? Tips To Help

Does your baby get distracted while breastfeeding? It can be frustrating for some mothers and worrying for others - is she getting enough milk? Read More

Gassy Baby? Symptoms And Remedies For Relief

Do you have a gassy baby? Worried it was something you ate? Find out the symptoms of gassiness and learn some simple but effective remedies for relief. Read More



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