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3 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

With a 3 week old baby, you'll find crying starts to increase about now. Don't worry; this stage will pass. Find out more about your three week old baby. Read More


How Far Along Am I? Calculating Weeks Pregnant

You've just found out you're pregnant! Next, you wonder, "how far along am I?" Find out how to work out how far along your pregnancy is. Read More

Photographer Captures The Moment Babies’ Heads Are Born

In a stunning birth photography series, photographer Marry Fermont has done it again - this time showcasing the magical moment babies' heads are born. Read More


2 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

You now have a 2 week old baby - and likely an accumulating sleep debt! The early weeks can be tough, but they are very important. Find out more! Read More


1 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Congratulations on your brand new baby! If you have a 1 week old baby, here's what to expect in the first week after the birth, from sleep to feeds. Read More

When To See A Lactation Consultant Vs When To See A Doctor

Having breastfeeding problems? You may be unsure who is best to see. Here are 9 common problems and when to see a doctor verses when to see an IBCLC. Read More


Baby Weight Gain – What Is Normal? 5 Questions Answered

Many parents worry about baby weight gain. Is baby getting enough milk and putting on enough weight? Read an IBCLC's answers to 5 common questions. Read More

Pelvic Exam During Pregnancy – Is It Really Necessary?

Many newly pregnant women dread having a pelvic exam. How do you know if you actually need one? Find out if you need a pelvic exam when you're pregnant. Read More



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