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Does Vaginal Birth Damage The Pelvic Floor?

A big fear women have about giving birth is the damage it may do to the pelvic floor. Does vaginal birth damage the pelvic floor? Get all the facts, here. Read More

Whooping Cough – Why Are We Really Having Outbreaks?

Whooping cough is such a distressing disease for babies. In the midst of an extended outbreak, we have to wonder why the situation isn't improving. Read More

Cluster Feeding – 3 Reasons Your Baby Needs To Feed So Often

Cluster feeding can be very challenging for mothers. It can be really helpful to understand why your baby needs to feed so often. Find out here. Read More

Can Sex Bring On Labour?

Trying to get labour going naturally? You've probably been checking out your options. One of the most popular is sex. Can sex bring on labour? Find out! Read More

Nipple Shield Use – Can It Hinder Breastfeeding?

There has been much controversy about nipple shield use when breastfeeding. Many mothers love them, but can they impact the amount of milk her baby gets? Read More

How Often Should I Feed My Breastfed Baby?

New to breastfeeding? You might be wondering, “How often should I feed my breastfed baby?" Find out what influences the number of feeds your baby needs. Read More

Fibroids And Pregnancy – 8 Things You Need To Know

Worried about fibroids and pregnancy? Find out everything you need to know about the management, treatment and risks involved with fibroids while pregnant. Read More

What Does IOL Stand For In Pregnancy?

Trying to understand your medical records during pregnancy? One of the acronyms you might notice is IOL. What does IOL stand for in pregnancy? Find out. Read More

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