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How ‘Going With The Flow’ Can Set You Up For A Disappointing Birth

Many couples say they will 'go with the flow' when it comes to childbirth. But there are actually some pretty big downsides to this approach. Find out why. Read More


8 Things Parents Of Children With Special Needs Want You To Know

Having a special needs child means extra challenges, and one of the most hurtful can be challenges with friends and family. Here are 8 things to know. Read More

When Can You Hear Baby’s Heartbeat?

You've recently found out you're pregnant (congrats!), so when can you hear baby’s heartbeat? Find out when to expect this exciting milestone. Read More


Take A Baby First Aid Course: Why, How And Where?

With an increase in toddler choking mishaps and deaths in the media, it's a timely reminder to look into taking a baby first aid course. Find out more. Read More


Amazing Photographs Capture A Car Park Birth

We all know birth doesn't always go to plan - but luckily for one couple, a birth photographer was on hand to capture it! Check out these stunning photos. Read More

How An Inspiring Teenager Learned About The Treatment Of Teen Mothers

17 year old Gaby Rodriguez decided on a unique idea for her senior year project. What she learned was an eyeopening insight into teenage pregnancy. Read More


Why Do Babies Look Blue When They Are Born?

You've probably seen pictures of newborns in various shades of colours, from purple to pink to blue. Why do babies look blue when they are born? Find out. Read More

Weight Checks During Pregnancy – Are They Necessary?

Some health care providers weigh pregnant women each visit and some don't. So, are the routine weight checks during pregnancy really necessary? Read More



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